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Burrowing badgers halt train services in the Netherlands
Dutch authorities trying to tempt out animals, which dig setts under quiet and raised train embankments

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

22, Mar, 2023 @1:27 PM

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Gamekeeper jailed after using dogs to fight badgers and foxes
Rhys Davies was sentenced after vets examined terriers kept at his tied cottage on Millden estate in Scotland

Severin Carrell

01, Aug, 2022 @4:33 PM

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Experts call for stop to badger cull as link to bovine TB is contested
Study found nine years of culling has failed to reduce bTB levels in UK cattle herds

Patrick Barkham

20, Jul, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Hungry badger may have uncovered Roman coins in Spanish cave
The ‘exceptional find’ was discovered only feet from a badger’s den in the northern region of Asturias

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

09, Jan, 2022 @7:10 PM

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UK as a leader in animal welfare? Well, some animals are more equal than others | Catherine Bennett
To protect game birds, the government has decided it’s fine to kill crows and jackdaws

Catherine Bennett

09, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Wimbledon’s expansion will disturb wildlife | Letters
Letters: The environmental damage may be irreparable, writes Dr Margaret Coombe, while David Jones suggests the tennis club should move to Hull


02, Jan, 2022 @5:53 PM

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On death row with Geronimo the condemned alpaca, and an army of ‘angels’ at his side
Down on Macdonald’s Gloucestershire farm, the alpaca that tested positive for bovine TB is safe with activists. As for Defra, it’s as if it had taken out a contract on Bambi …

Andrew Anthony

15, Aug, 2021 @6:30 AM

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‘It’s torture’: Geronimo owner tells of anxiety over threat to alpaca
Webcam at Macdonald’s UK farm monitors camelid as his slaughter by Defra – with no further TB test – is anticipated

Steven Morris

11, Aug, 2021 @2:20 PM

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Country diary: the introspective potter of a badger's night out
Sandy, Bedfordshire: The defining visual features left by this JCB of an animal are the thick, long claws

Derek Niemann

24, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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New mass badger culls to be banned after 2022, says minister
Drive to eradicate TB in cattle will instead focus on vaccination and limiting livestock movements

Damian Carrington Environment editor

27, Jan, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Badgers culled despite two studies casting doubt on TB link, say vets
Group of leading vets claim research, not published for two years, shows the mammals would have been unlikely to infect cattle

Jamie Doward

08, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Badger cull extended in England with more than 60,000 in line of fire
Campaigners say expansion is a betrayal as government had pledged to phase out cull

Patrick Barkham

07, Sep, 2020 @4:45 PM

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