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Anti-badger cull campaigners lose their legal challenge

Opponents of the badger culls have lost their latest legal challenge. The Badger Trust were appealing against an earlier ruling that culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire could go ahead without independent monitors.

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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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