Image copyright AFP Former Labour and Change UK MP Chuka Umunna has joined the Lib Dems. The Streatham MP told the Times he had been “wrong” to think “millions of politically homeless people… wanted a new option on the ballot paper”. “I also think I vastly underestimated the importance of having an infrastructure and existing…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLisa admits “it’s a risk” but says that for Bradleigh and their family, it could transform their lives “I’m really nervous about it. I’m not going to lie, I’m petrified.” Lisa Valentine’s son, Bradleigh, has a potentially fatal nut allergy, so the first time she watches him…

Teenagers across the world are striking from school to campaign against climate change. But in Hackney, the protesters are even younger. Five-year-old Sunday is one of the UK’s youngest climate change warriors and says she wants grown-ups to stop harming the environment. Video by Jamie Moreland. seo agency London Source link

From June new renters and those renewing their tenancies across England will not have to pay any upfront fees ahead of their tenancy. It effectively eliminates the reference and credit check fees that can run into hundreds of pounds. The changes mean there will also be caps on how much landlords and agents can ask…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The network was hit by widespread delays and cancellations a year ago The new National Rail summer timetable has come into effect, with 1,000 new train services being introduced across Great Britain. The operators and infrastructure firm Network Rail say they have learned the lessons of last summer’s disruption….

Image copyright AFP Image caption The protest group has been forced to focus its activities on its Marble Arch site More than 1,000 people have been arrested as part of the Extinction Rebellion protest in central London. The climate change group are now based in Marble Arch, after police moved protesters from Oxford Street, Waterloo…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Two activists climbed on to a train at Canary Wharf while another glued his hand to the window Three people have been charged over an Extinction Rebellion protest where activists climbed on top of a train. A man glued himself to the side of a Docklands Light Railway (DLR)…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Extinction Rebellion protesters are carrying out a global day of action Climate change protesters have blocked Waterloo Bridge, sparking traffic disruption in central London. Members of campaign group Extinction Rebellion have also parked a boat at Oxford Circus, and blocked Marble Arch as part of a global day of action….