The controversial badger cull is due to begin today in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire. It is an attempt to halt the spread of TB in cattle. An anti-cull protest is planned for Central London this lunchtime (Saturday 1 June).
A coach carrying animal-rights activists is due to leave Bristol Temple Meads Station this morning, en route to the protest. Watch ITV News West Country at 6pm for a full report.
An online petition against the cull of badgers which was started by Queen guitarist Brian May has secured more than 250,000 signatures.
Two trials of badger culling can legally get underway on Saturday 1 June.
More than 1,700 people have taken part in a survey to find out peoples' views on the badget cull