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Protesters attacking a car transporting Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall

10 Dec

Prime Minister David Cameron defended the government’s contentious move to triple tuition at UK universities and said protesters, not the police, should be blamed for last night’s chaos on Parliament street and nearby areas and for attacking a car transporting Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. The royal couple escaped unhurt. Police said the route had been cleared minutes before the royal couple was due to make their journey. The high-profile incident came late in a day of […]

Students protest again

24 Nov

Police are blocking in thousands of student protesters in central London, after a wave of protests against higher tuition fees and university cuts. Two police officers were injured as police held back demonstrators trying to break through their lines. A police van was attacked, fires started…

VIOLENT: Students smashing windows, London protest over tuition fees at 30 Millbank

10 Nov

A huge protest against the British government’s plan to triple university tuition fees descended into violence today after hundreds of angry demonstrators smashed their way into the London headquarters of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party. The scale of the London protest defied expectations, with an estimated 50000 turning out to vent their anger at government plans to raise tuition fees while cutting the state grant for university teaching. Britain’s most senior police officer was tonight forced to admit he […]

London student protest over tuition fees

10 Nov

A huge protest against the British government’s plan to triple university tuition fees descended into violence today after hundreds of angry demonstrators smashed their way into the London headquarters of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party. The scale of the London protest defied expectations, with an estimated 50000 turning out to vent their anger at government plans to raise tuition fees while cutting the state grant for university teaching.