Fire explodes at student tuition fee demo
Lines of police are blocking in thousands of student protesters in central London, after a wave of protests against higher tuition fees and university budget cuts.
Two police officers were injured as police held back demonstrators.
A police van was attacked, fires started and barricades thrown at police during clashes in Whitehall.
The BBC's Mike Sergeant was broadcasting when one of the fires lit by protesters exploded.
24 Nov 2010
- From the section Education & Family