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…

Rallies against the prosecution of former British soldiers who served in Northern Ireland have been held across the UK. Hundreds of people – many of them waving banners in support of an Army veteran being prosecuted for the murder of two men on Bloody Sunday – protested outside Broadcasting House in London. One protester said…

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)…