May leads anti-badger cull walk

Queen guitarist Brian May has joined dozens of anti-badger cull protesters on a night walk through one of the controversial pilot areas. The culling in Gloucestershire and Somerset aims to tackle tuberculosis in cattle by killing 5,000 badgers.

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Badger activists expect cull to start on Tuesday

Activists from campaign group Stop The Cull now expect the pilot schemes to begin on Tuesday, according to their website.

Members of the group have reportedly gathered in Gloucestershire, where one of two badger cull pilot schemes is due to begin.

The group has formed a "wounded badger patrol" to help animals that have been shot at but not killed.

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