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Students protest over cuts

Thousands of students are taking part in a demonstration in London to call for investment in education and employment.

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Over 50,000 students protested in 2010

  • 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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