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Students ‘locked out’ during Queen’s visit to King’s College London

Students claimed that they were barred because of their political views from entering King’s College London during a visit by the Queen and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Queen and the duchess were opening a wing of the college at Bush House, the former headquarters of the BBC World Service.

Student activists said they were barred from classes yesterday because they were deemed a “security threat”. The group KCL Justice4Cleaners said that ten students were blocked from entering the college.

The event, wich was the first joint public event for the Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge, caused a rowPAUL GROVER/PA

“Vague justifications offered by security suggested that the Metropolitan Police had advised the university to ban all students that could be considered a security threat,” the group said.

The statement also said that the names of the students had been taken by police.

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