Ed Milband attacks 'two nation culture' of Coalition

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has launched a scathing attack on the Coalition Government in his address to an anti-austerity rally in Hyde Park, London.

He said: "The culture of two nations runs right across this government. They cut taxes for millionaires and raise them for ordinary people".

He made a joke at the expense of the Chancellor George Osborne who "tries to travel first class on a standard class ticket" and described the Prime Minister as "weak and clueless".


Thousands rally against cuts

Tens of thousands are marching through central London to protest against Government spending cuts. Union leaders are calling it a building block towards a general strike. Protests are also being held in Belfast and Glasgow.