Student riot turns violent
It all kicked off yesterday outside the Conservative Party HQ. Windows were smashed, signs were set on fire, protestors climbed on top of the roof and the riot police stepped in.
What was supposed to be a peaceful rally turned into a full on revolt. Being in the thick of the action outside Millbank Tower, it was almost like being transported back to the 60s, a time when it seemed violent demos broke out on a daily basis.
50,000 students and lecturers descended on Westminster in protest against the increase in university fees, at least eight protesters and 41 officers were harmed during the protest as demonstrators clambered on to the roof, throwing concrete.
According to the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) the violence will have little effect and it has