Defra have just cancelled our interview with Energy Secretary Owen Paterson for the second time this morning.
I'm told there will be no U-turn on badgers - and the cull will start as soon as is practical.
I think it's pretty clear that Defra were about to announce a postponement of the cull. Why have they changed their minds - again?
More top news
In central England and across Scotland, any early cloud will clear, leaving warm sunshine for the rest of the day.
Marks & Spencer has unveiled another year of falling profits as the high street giant counts the cost of its transformation programme.
Philip Roth, one of the great American authors who won the Pulitzer for American Pastoral, has died aged 85.