Royal Car Is Attacked By Protesters in London

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A rear window in their Rolls-Royce limousine was smashed and the car was splattered with paint immediately after the incident in the West Conclude as up to 20 demonstrators lunged at the vehicle.

Clarence House mentioned the couple were "unharmed" and they arrived on time at the London Palladium for the Royal Variety Efficiency, although the Duchess of Cornwall appeared shaken.

Reports explained the motor vehicle was attacked with fists, kicks and bottles, with protesters chanting "Off with their heads!" and "Tory scum".

Witness Adnan Nazir stated the scene was "manic" and Charles pushed his spouse towards the floor of the automobile to preserve her safe.

Camilla later told reporters she was "good" and joked about the incident just before she and Charles reportedly left the venue in a police van, stating: "First time for every thing."

Clashes escalated amongst hundreds of students gathered in parts of the capital on Thursday night after MPs voted to increase tuition fees.

Twelve officers had been damage in operating battles, which includes one who suffered serious neck accidents and another whose leg was badly hurt when came off his horse.

Christmas shoppers and visitors ended up caught up in violent scenes when protesters rampaged along Oxford Road, smashing shop windows before focusing their consideration on a Topshop store.

They targeted Federal government buildings which includes the Treasury, in which some had been witnessed smashing toughened-glass windows, egged on by hundreds of cheering bystanders. Demonstrators also clashed with police at the close by Supreme Court.

Angry scenes erupted in Parliament Square, with pockets of protesters involved in a prolonged stand-off with riot officers. Police responded by baton charging the crowd.

There have been issues that officers had been weighty-handed and one university student instructed Sky News individuals had been currently being injured and knocked unconscious as folks tried to get out of the place.

Flares, paint bombs, snooker balls and other missiles were thrown at police, although a statue of Winston Churchill and a range of structures, including the Treasury, had been defaced with graffiti.

Demonstrators smashed down metal barriers as police struggled to have the violence.

At least 26 men and women have been arrested for offences such as assault, arson and burglary and some forty three protesters needed hospital therapy ( via ).