Government plans for a badger cull in West Somerset suffered a blow today after MPs voted against the scheme.
The motion was passed by 147 votes to 28 but the government is not legally bound by it. The debate was triggered by an e-petition which gathered more than 150,000 signatures.
The cull has already been delayed until next summer after it was discovered there were more of the animals than expected.
Our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine followed the debate in the House of Commons:
More top news
The National Farmers' Union, RSPCA and Marine Conservation Society want a nationwide ban to protect wildlife.
A Dorset man has launched a social media appeal to find his 7-year-old cousin who is missing in Barcelona after yesterday's terror attack.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Jodie Kidd, in partnership with Sky, have launched a plastic whale to raise awareness on the issue of ocean health.