Thousands of people are expected to converge on the city today for a protest calling for climate change action. With the general election getting closer, demonstrators will be calling for climate change to be put at the top of the political agenda.
The march will bring together groups who campaign on both social and environmental issues. It builds on the People's Climate March in September last year, which was attended by tens of thousands of people. The march begins at Lincoln's Inn Fields and will head towards Parliament where there will be a rally with keynote speakers.
Thousands of members of the Sikh community have gathered in central London to remember the victims of the 1984 Golden Temple attack. Dabinderjit Singh from The Sikh Federation UK also renewed calls for an independent inquiry into the UK Government's handling of the event.
The opening of a new hotel at the Shard today is to be marked by a protest by taxi drivers.
The cab section of the Unite union claim Transport for London is refusing to put a taxi rank near to the building's entrance on St Thomas Street.
The union claims Boris Johnson is not giving taxi services enough consideration as part of the capital's transport network.
People will march through the streets of London today to mark the United Nations International Anti-Racism Day. The march will begin at 11am at the statue of Nelson Mandela in Parliament square and move towards Trafalgar Square.
A number of politicians and cultural groups will take part to highlight the contributions made by migrants. Jerry Dammers, the writer of the song 'Free Nelson Mandela' will also attend the event.
Anti-nuclear campaigners have marched through the streets of London on the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan. Up to 100 protesters marched past the Japanese Embassy and the office of the Tokyo Electric Company, which owns the Fukushima plant.
They want to send a message about the dangers of nuclear power and remember the victims of the disaster.
The Ministry of Justice has responded to the protest by UK Uncut this afternoon, saying cuts are necessary as legal aid is simply 'costing too much'.
"We have one of the best legal professions in the world, but cannot close our eyes to the fact that - at around £2 billion - legal aid is costing too much.
The Government's legal aid reforms will create a sustainable legal aid system that will still be one of the most generous in the world. We want to ensure the limited public funds available are targeted at those cases and people who need it most.
At a time when major financial challenges are being felt by businesses and households across the country, the legal sector cannot be immune from the Government's commitment to getting better value for every penny of taxpayers' money we spend."
A demonstration organised by anti-cuts group UK Uncut has formed a human road block on The Strand outside the Royal Courts of Justice. The protest is to oppose government cuts to Legal Aid funding.
A Greenpeace activist is in court today over her part in a protest climbing up the side of the shard.
Alison Garrigan will appear at Camberwell Magistrates Court today charged with aggravated trespass.
Five other women who were involved have already accepted police cautions.
Thousands of campaigners marched from St. Thomas' Hospital to Downing Street this lunchtime to put pressure on the Government about changes to hospitals in the capital. Several have been told they will have units closed or downgraded. Glen Goodman joined the marchers.
The UK Uncut protest group said today's protests against the 'bedroom tax' and other benefit cuts had been successfully completed: