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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.

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Brian May supports campaign against badger cull

Music legend Brian May says the fight against culling badgers will continue despite the defeat in the courts. The Queen star was speaking at a rally in Bristol to launch a new national campaign called Stop the Cull.

Queen star Brian May has been giving his support to a campaign opposing a planned badger cull Credit: ITV West

The campaign is a united response by leading animal welfare charities opposed to the proposed badger cull, which is due to take place in Somerset and Gloucestershire later this month.

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