2010-12-10 10:30:01 GMT SINA.com
British parliamentarians have backed a government plan to sharply increase tuition fees at universities across England and Wales. The vote sparked clashes between students and police.
2010-12-10 10:28:18 GMT SINA.com
Thousands of agitated student protesters clashed with riot police outside the British parliament in London on Thursday as lawmakers were preparing to vote on a controversial measure that would hike tuition fees and reduce university funding in England.
2010-12-10 10:00:55 GMT SINA.com
Britain's prime minister says he wants to bring the full weight of the law against protesters who attacked a car carrying the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall amid violent protests in London over a rise in tuition fees.
2010-12-10 10:37:17 GMT SINA.com
I was in Dublin, Ireland, the week of Thanksgiving. The television in our hotel room didn't get nearly as many channels as we receive at home, but it received RTE News, the Irish network, and also broadcasts from British television. Whenever we were at the hotel, I flipped on the tube to the news stations, as is my habit here at home.
2010-12-10 10:35:32 GMT SINA.com
London is currently on lockdown after student protests opposing the rise in university tuition fees became uncontrollable. Social media was and continues to be a significant conduit to organising student protests, scenes the UK has not seen since the 1970’s.
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