A High Court hearing resumes today into whether the culling of badgers can take place in parts of the West Country. Lawyers for the conservation group, the Badger Trust, argue that the government has not followed the correct legal procedures.
Defra plans to allow farmers to shoot badgers in parts of West Somerset and Gloucestershire. The creatures have been linked to the spread of TB in cattle. The judge will give his ruling in a few weeks' time.
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Our weatherman Bob Crampton gives the lowdown on the higher temperatures the West Country is experiencing at the moment.
This afternoon is set to be breezy with lots of cloud - murky around the moors. Highs hitting 13 C. Staying dry with a very mild night
A cloudy, damp Monday. Still very mild with temperatures rising to 14 or 15 C midweek. More rain in parts later today