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Sheffield And Leeds Student Demo Photos: Meanwhile In London…

by | 24th, November 2010

THE Sheffield student protest in photos: Eight arrests in London; no arrests in Manchester; in Sheffield around 1,000 student – some as young as 13 or 14 – staged a good demo and got their point across with no need for agro; and in Leeds there was more orderly protest.

But because there was no violence the Yorkshire Evening Post looks longingly towards London and harps on about a police van idiotically parked in the middle of Whitehall being pissed on and vandalised by yobs. The van wasn’t turned over or set alight. It’s not much but it’s more than Yorkshire can muster.

Hey, what do you mean it’s not relevant to the Leeds and Sheffield demos – some of London’s student ninjas may be form Yorkshire, or have a granny who lives there, or watch Emmerdale of a night…

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Protesters during a demonstration against an increase in university tuition fees, in Leeds, West Yorkshire.



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