TV naturalist Chris Packham has led a protest in Derbyshire against the illegal killing of a rare bird of prey.
Hundreds of campaigners at seven sites across the country took part in Hen Harrier Day, which aimed to raise awareness of the targeting of the birds.
They are protected by law but conservationists say they are shot because they prey on red grouse
Private hire taxi drivers have surrounded Manchester Town Hall in protest at the ban on them using bus lanes, whilst black cabs may use them.
Around 200 private hire drivers have set off on a slow drive from the Etihad Stadium to the Town Hall to vent their frustration over being banned from bus lanes.
Private hire taxi drivers are planning to protest on the streets of Manchester today.
They are angry about being banned from the city's bus lanes, while black cabs are allowed to use them.
Hundreds of taxi drivers are expected to drive from the Ethiad Stadium to the Town Hall.