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London police brace for violence as students march

Thousands of students headed to London Wednesday to march against cuts to higher education funding, as a huge police operation sought to head off any repeat of violent protests one year ago. Scotland Yard has deployed 4,000 officers to police the demonstration against cuts to university funding and a hike in tuition…

Heavy police presence for London student protest

LONDON — Police will deploy in large numbers for a march in London on Wednesday against changes to higher education funding, a year after students kicked off a series of protests with a violent demonstration. Commander Simon Pountain, of London’s Metropolitan Police, said around 4,000 officers will be on duty…