The controversial badger cull is due to begin from next week in two parts of the West Country - Gloucestershire and West Somerset . If it is deemed successful, the cull, aimed at stopping the spread of tuberculosis in cattle, will be rolled out across the country.
But those opposed to it are still hoping to prevent the trials from going ahead.
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Junior doctors across the West begin a second 24 hour strike at 8am this morning. The row centres on a disagreement over new contracts.