Welsh-speaking students stage sit-in over halls closure

There have been angry scenes in Aberystwyth today as hundreds of university students staged a sit in demonstration at a closure-threatened halls of residence.

They are protesting at plans to replace the historic Pantycelyn building with a new development nearby.

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Aberystwyth halls closure rally

Hundreds of students are opposing Aberystwyth University's plans to close the historic Pantycelyn halls of residence.