A High Court hearing resumes today into whether the culling of badgers can take place in parts of the West Country. Lawyers for the conservation group, the Badger Trust, argue that the government has not followed the correct legal procedures.
Defra plans to allow farmers to shoot badgers in parts of West Somerset and Gloucestershire. The creatures have been linked to the spread of TB in cattle. The judge will give his ruling in a few weeks' time.
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Get the latest news and travel updates as Storm Atiyah hits the region. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning.
A yellow weather alert from the Met Office warned of very strong winds striking west Wales and south-west England.
Yellow warning for strong winds until Monday morning in the South West. Blustery showers. Mild temperatures.