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UK students to launch new wave of protests

Students will mark Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's birthday Friday by marching on his party's headquarters, with more actions to come.

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Students aim to oust lawmakers

Following last week's mass demonstration, Britain's National Union of Students has launched a campaign to oust members of Parliament who broke their pledge to oppose tuition hikes.

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Students shake halls of power

LONDON - Over 50,000 workers and students shook the Westminster halls of power today with a march against the raising of tuition fees.

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Con-Lib coalition deal could mean 170 new peers

LONDON (Morning Star) -- The coalition agreement between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats could result in the parties appointing more than 170 new peers [House of Lords members].

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MTA public hearing in Brooklyn erupts in a fit of anger

A recent NY public hearing on proposed cuts to the city's transit system was the site of considerable rage, with angry protest by the many students on hand as well as a series of others who offered bristling testimony.