British student protesters attack Charles and Camilla's car

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were “unharmed” after the car they were travelling in was attacked by protesters tonight, a Clarence House spokeswoman said.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were “unharmed” after the car they were travelling in was attacked by protesters tonight, a Clarence House spokeswoman said.

Charles and Camilla were travelling to the Royal Variety Performance in central London when they were targeted by protesters demonstrating against the rise in tuition fees.

A Clarence House spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that their Royal Highnesses’ car was attacked by the protesters on the way to their engagement at the London Palladium this evening.

“Both their Royal Highnesses were unharmed.”

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