- Around 52,000 students marched through London in protest at plans to increase tuition fees while cutting state funding for university teaching.
- Some 200 people from the march occupied 30 Millbank – the building that houses the Conservative party's campaign headquarters – and a stand-off with police ensued.
- Fourteen people – police and activists – were injured and police arrested 153 demonstrators.
- Police in riot gear clashed with protesters, who had smashed windows and mounted the roof of the building.
- The NUS distanced itself from the violence, with its president Aaron Porter saying he "absolutely condemned" the scenes.
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