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Tuesday 05 November 2013
The Government’s badger cull is a “complete failure” and must be halted, animal rights campaigners and Labour demanded after shooting trials failed again to meet targets despite being extended.
Monday 14 October 2013
Our XV best players from the first round of European action
Sunday 13 October 2013
James Hook, the forgotten man of Welsh rugby, did all that one man could do to set Perpignan on the road to European success last night. But Gloucester, desperately needing a winning injection to their season, returned to Heineken Cup rugby after a year's absence by snatching the verdict in the final five minutes.
‘The badgers have moved the goalposts’: Why Owen Paterson must wish he could join them, six feet underground
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Targeted animals wreak havoc on the Evironment Secretary’s key programme – but he still calls six-week cull ‘a success’
Pilot badger cull declared a ‘success’... but ministers halve targets for the number of animals to be killed
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, will declare that the pilot badger cull has been a success, but admit that ministers have nearly halved targets for the number of animals to be killed.
Woman in critical condition is seventh victim of 'particularly bad batch of drugs' at Manchester's Warehouse Project club
Sunday 06 October 2013
A 32-year-old woman remains in a critical condition after taking drugs at the same music venue as a man who died in a suspected drug incident last week.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Leicester, the reigning English champions, have some serious rugby ahead of them over the next month: a humdinger derby with high-performing Northampton this weekend, quickly followed by a horribly difficult Heineken Cup trip to Belfast, a must-win home match with Treviso in the same competition and an awkward Premiership contest at Wasps – a game they will have to play without their England personnel, who will be in red-rose camp by then.
Friday 27 September 2013
Gloucestershire police have arrested a man after a late-night incident in which one badger cull protester is alleged to have been assaulted and another’s car wing mirrors were ripped off.
Monday 23 September 2013
The batsman is included in the squad for the tour Down Under
Monday 23 September 2013
There are 191 people aged 100 or over who are still legally allowed to drive on UK roads, according to figures published today.
Gloucester 26 Northampton Saints 24 match report: Saints lose unbeaten record as Billy Twelvetrees kicks controversial late penalty
Sunday 22 September 2013
Amidst a storm of controversy, Northampton lost their unbeaten Aviva Premiership record to the last kick of the game. Having snatched the lead only three minutes earlier, the Midland club stood and watched as Billy Twelvetrees kicked the 39-metre penalty goal which gave Gloucester their first win of the season.
Friday 20 September 2013
Police chiefs are among force staff who could face prosecution for perverting the course of justice in murder trial
Monday 16 September 2013
Saracens beat Gloucester 44-12 at the weekend
Saracens 44 Gloucester 12 match report: 14-man Gloucester sink to the bottom after Wood’s early rush of blood
Sunday 15 September 2013
There is not much love around the English club game right now: hard words are being spoken on the vexed subject of European rugby – Nigel Wray, the Saracens chairman, poured an entire pipeline’s worth of petrol on the flames consuming the Heineken Cup on Sunday by declaring that the Premiership teams would be “quite crazy” to stay in the tournament beyond the end of the season – and even harder lessons are being learnt by sides who let their discipline slip. Ask Gloucester, who really copped it in London yesterday and find themselves at the foot of the table as a consequence.
Thursday 12 September 2013
Dairy farmer claims that fewer than 100 badgers have been killed in West Somerset in first 10 days of cull - when 500 should already have been destroyed
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