Prince Charles’ car attacked in London as protesters wreak havoc

December 9, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A car carrying Prince Charles and wife Camilla has been attacked by protesters in London.

Prince Charles' car attacked in London as protesters wreak havoc

Students and anarchists angry at the House of Commons passing a bill to increase university tuition fees have waged war on police in the capital over the past few hours.

Photographers witnessed protesters kicking the Prince’s car in Regent Street as he travelled to the London Palladium, according to the Associated Press.

Despite the attack, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall did arrive at the theatre in time for the start of the Royal Variety Performance where the likes of comedian Michael McIntyre, singer Cheryl Cole and opera star Russell Watson are performing.

A spokesperson from Clarence House confirmed Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were “unharmed” after the attack.

It’s been a day of violence in London after the government passed the bill to increase university fees with a majority of just 21.

Eight police officers have been injured with six thought to have required hospital treatment as violent protesters through missiles and fired flares. Many others are believed to be walking wounded.

Thugs smashed bomb-proof windows at the Treasury and the UK Supreme Court just to the west of Parliament Square in the centre of London. Masked individuals took turns to batter the Supreme Court’s windows with a shovel.

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