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:
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A mix of some showery outbreaks of rain and brighter spells in the west feeling cooler than Wednesday.
Showery outbreaks of rain will become more widespread through today, with heavy and locally thundery downpours possible.
It will be a bright and warm evening but clouds will arrive as midnight approaches.