Students Protest Fees, Cuts in London

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM

University students took to the streets of central London on Wednesday to protest rising fees and cuts in U.K. government education spending. The Guardian said a smaller crowd than expected showed up, about 2,500. Some marchers blamed that on a heavy police presence. In the Bloomberg video above, students and other marchers talk about the impact of cuts on schools.

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