The new Environment Secretary has told ITV News that badgers won't be gassed as part of the badger cull. Liz Truss was speaking on a visit to Somerset, just ten days after taking over from Owen Paterson in the cabinet reshuffle.
Her comments came as she toured dredging work in Burrowbridge as part of the plan to prevent a repeat of the devastating floods on the Somerset Levels.
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People have gathered to remember the thousands of men lost on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Almost 20,000 hand-made shrouded figures have been laid out to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
It'll be a mixed start to the day but the clouds will soon clear up making it a much brighter afternoon.