Crowds at Disney in Florida.

Walt Disney begins reopening its Florida theme parks on Saturday, ending a four-month shutdown at one of the world’s most-popular tourist attractions.(...)

The documentary ‘Blackfish’, released in July 2013, depicted as cruel the captivity and exhibition of killer whales. Image: iStock.

SeaWorld Entertainment and its former chief executive James Atchison will pay more than $5 million to settle US Securities and Exchange Commission cha(...)

Danish jewellery maker Pandora saw its shares slump 14 per cent after  figures lagged estimates.

European equities turned positive after a damp start on Tuesday, as strong gains in utilities, auto and energy stocks outweighed early losses, includi(...)

Tilikum watches as SeaWorld Orlando trainers take a break during a training session at the theme park’s Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Florida, in March 2011. File photograph: Phelan M Ebenhack/AP Photo

Tilikum, an orca or killer whale that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010, has died. SeaWorld said in a statement posted online that Tilikum(...)

Visitors are greeted by an Orca killer whale as they attend a show featuring the whales during a visit to the animal theme park SeaWorld in San Diego. Photograph: Reuters

SeaWorld has announced that it is ending its practice of killer whale breeding following years of controversy over keeping orcas in captivity. In a s(...)

Visitors are greeted by an orca killer whale as they attend a show featuring the whales during a visit to SeaWorld in San Diego  in  March 2014. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The SeaWorld theme park in California has said it plans to replace its signature “Shamu” killer whale shows in San Diego with displays focused on “con(...)