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There have been clashes between police and protestors in central London during demonstrations against government plans to cut university funding and raise tuition fees. Student leaders say 50 000 people have been taking part in the march against the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition’s proposals. But they criticise the violence that has broken out leading to several arrests. The National Union of Students is threatening to try to unseat Liberal Democrat MPs who go back on campaign pledges to oppose any rise in tuition fees. Olly Barratt reports.

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