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Thousands of students protest tuition hikes in London

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Students take part in a demonstration against higher tuition fees, Nov. 9, 2011 in London.

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Protesters set up tents, which were later cleared by police in Trafalgar Square, as students take part in a demonstration against higher tuition fees, Nov. 9, 2011 in London.

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Police clear protesters after a breakaway group set up tents in Trafalgar Square during student demonstrations against higher tuition fees, Nov. 9, 2011 in London.

Tens of thousands marched through the streets of London in a mostly peaceful protest, though there were a number of arrests.

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