David Gilmour's son charged over riot

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Charlie Gilmour, the son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, has been charged with violent disorder and the theft of a mannequin leg following the student fees protest in London on 9 December. The Cambridge University student is one of three people charged in relation to the protest and will go before the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court on 10 February.

Christopher Hilliard, 22, of Wilmslow, Cheshire, and a 17-year-old from Cheshire, are also accused of violent disorder.

Three other men were charged with theft of police equipment at the 24 November student demonstration, and a fourth is charged with criminal damage to a Government building.