If only I work near there, like when the G20 stuff happened in Bishopsgate.

Exciting!

50,000 Students Protest In Central London

The NUS estimates over 50,000 people are protesting in central right now. Students and lecturers are marching over to increase tuition to up to £9k a year from 2012, and remove government funding from some courses entirely. The Guardian’s been talking to photographers who think it might be the largest in the since Stop the War in 2003.

The started at Horse Guards Parade and has been past to the point outside Tate Britain. Unfortunately, a few protesters got sidetracked when passing Conservative Party HQ on Millbank, smashing , lighting fires and occupying the building. But let’s not get too excited – the rest of the protest is going off completely normally.

By RachelH for Londonist

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