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Badgers now thought to be ‘virtually immortal’

run, run for your livesGovernment scientists have come to the conclusion that badgers are pretty much immortal following the failure of the recent cull to put much of a dent in their numbers.

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RSPB to focus efforts on saving Angry Birds

stepping up a levelAfter a series of charity scandals, cash-strapped conservation group the RSPB has announced that it will refocus its conservation efforts on saving the Angry Birds, rather than their real cousins.

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False widow spider ‘ate my dog’

choose your pets wisely, and train them in martial artsDog owners are on high alert in Dartmoor after claims by a local farmer that his border collie was eaten by a giant false widow spider.

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Badger admits falsifying ‘killer spider’ story to deflect attention from cull

don't be stupid, it's only a spiderA crafty badger has today admitted to circulating a misleading and factually incorrect story about ‘man-eating death spiders’, in a desperate bid to lead the publics’ attention away from the mass badger cull that shot into action back in August.

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Middle England civil unrest builds as agricultural advisors’ strike hits The Archers

emergency meeting called at the Bull next Friday, if all the crops aren't ruined by rainA strike by agricultural advisers has led to a mountain of unapproved scripts in the offices and corridors of the Radio 4 flagship drama The Archers.

Arthur Heffer, BBC agricultural liaison executive, explained: ‘Without the scrutiny of a qualified agricultural advisor, it would be sheer madness to let a script go into production.’

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