Badger culls to go ahead after challenge fails

A challenge to culls which will kill thousands of badgers has failed at the Court of Appeal. The Badger Trust was challenging a decision in July to uphold government proposals for two pilot culls to tackle tuberculosis in cattle: one in West Gloucestershire and the other in West Somerset.

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Badger Cull Challenge Fails

The Court of Appeal has rejected a challenge against a High Court ruling upholding Government proposals for a pilot badger cull in West Somerset.