Hundreds March Over Soaring Housing Costs

Hundreds of people have marched through London in a protest over soaring housing costs in the UK.

Protesters gathered at Shoreditch in east London and Elephant & Castle in the south of the city before marching to City Hall for a rally.

Campaigners who want the Government to take steps to create a fairer housing and rental market carried banners reading “we need rent control” and “stop playing Monopoly with homes”.

Police said it was impossible to put a figure on how many marchers turned out, but Sky News Correspondent Ashish Joshi, who joined the group as they marched through rainy east London, put the number at about 1,000.

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