Animal charity Peta is facing a backlash after criticising Steve Irwin on what would have been his 57th birthday.
Lewis Hamilton has been named the Peta person of the year for his promotion of a vegan diet.
Morrissey has written to Irish agriculture minister Michael Creed calling for a ban on fur farming.
X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne has hit out at holiday company Thomas Cook for selling tickets to SeaWorld.
An Aberdeen restaurant has been named as one of the top restaurants for a vegan Christmas dinner.
A young Aberdeen boy has won an award for his extraordinary kindness to animals.