1. ITV Report

Ministers insist badger cull is a success

The Government's badger cull pilot has failed to meet its newly reduced target of 58%,
Jude Walker, Gloucestershire Against Badgers,"Cull was an out and out failure"

The controversial badger cull in Gloucestershire only killed just over half the original target, the government has admitted today. Opponents say the cull has been an expensive, shambolic failure. But, ministers insist the policy has been a success and may even be extended next year.

Ken Goodwin reports