Kent port animals had no water

Sheep being transported out of Ramsgate had no water

Sheep at Ramsgate didn't have access to water

Hundreds of sheep being transported from Ramsgate to France didn't have access to drinking water according to the RSPCA because of a faulty pump on board their lorry.

Campaigners have been protesting against live animal exports from the Kent port which started last year.

It comes after more than a million people signed a petition campaigning for better conditions for livestock. It was handed in to the European Commission in Brussels today. The petition is calling for an 8 hour limit for livestock being transported across Europe.