Around 100 protesters from the Midlands have today travelled to London to protest against a badger cull which can begin from today.
If the pilot cull in the West Country is successful, the government plans to roll it out to other areas of the UK in order to slow the spread of the bovine tuberculosis disease.
Guitarist of Queen, Brian May, says the government's argument is flawed.
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Highways England says the closures are taking place during the summer holidays as the roads around Birmingham are much quieter.
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