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Badger culling licences granted for Lincolnshire and Derbyshire

Up to 70,000 badgers could be killed as part of efforts to control Tuberculosis in livestock, which can catch the disease from the wild animals. The licences come despite the Government signalling its intention to gradually phase out badger culling.

Jeremy Corbyn's brother charged over Sheffield protest

Piers Corbyn, 73, faces three charges. He's alleged to have arranged and participated in a gathering of more than 30 people. He's also accused of failing to wear a face covering. Four police officers were hurt during Saturday's protest in Sheffield.

Low-paid workers to receive £13 a day for self-isolating

Special payments aimed at areas with high-Covid-19 cases like West Yorkshire. Health Secretary defends scheme despite claims people will not self isolate because levels are too low.