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Teachers on strike over pay, pensions and workload
Thousands of schools across England and Wales face disruption and closures as teachers stage a national walkout in an ongoing row over pay and conditions.
Teachers to strike as unions get set for showdown with Gove
Hundreds of thousands of pupils in primary and secondary schools are likely to be affected by a fresh round of strikes by teachers over pay, pensions and conditions.
Teachers’ union calls for autumn strikes
Two of the UK’s biggest teaching unions are on a collision course with the government after voting for further industrial action, including strikes, over pensions, pay and job losses.
New threat of strikes by school teachers
Schools face fresh strikes as early as this summer as teachers remain embroiled in a row with ministers over changes to pensions and pay, as Social Affairs Editor Jackie Long reports.
Headteachers back first strike in 114 years
Members of the National Association of Head Teachers have voted by more than two to one to back strike action over changes to their pensions.
Headteachers to hold first strike ballot
The union representing thousands of headteachers and their deputies is to hold its first ballot on whether to strike in November over a dispute over reductions to their pensions.
Teachers’ unions vote for strike action
Teachers vote to strike over pension proposals, adding to the spate of union action threatening to halt public services in the coming months. Cathy Newman reports on the looming summer of discontent.
Teachers strike over ‘poor management’
Teachers at a school in Darwen in Lancashire say it is not the behaviour of children but the behaviour of management that has led to strike action, as Jane Dodge discovers.
University staff strike over pensions
University lecturers are manning the picket lines as they begin their most severe strike to date over changes to their pensions. Unions say the downgrade will leave the average lecturer £10,000 a year worse off in retirement. Around a million students will be affected by the walkout – but polls show a majority support their…
Paris teacher invented story about classroom stabbing
A French nursery teacher who claimed to have been stabbed by a man who said he was acting for Islamic State made up the story, according to the Paris prosecutor.
Trade Union Bill: how new laws will impact strikes
The government has published its Trade Union Bill today outlining the new laws on strike ballots and political donations.
FactCheck: whose fault is the tube strike?
A 24-hour walkout by unions has closed London Underground, bringing gridlock to the capital. Each side is blaming the other for failing to reach a deal on pay and conditions. So what are the facts?
ISIS acting-leader ‘killed’ in air strike
The acting-leader of ISIS has been reported killed in an air-strike. Abu Alaa al-Afri was said to be running the group after ISIS leader al Baghdadi was injured in a separate strike.
Call that a strike? General strike of 1926 – and now
More than a million public sector workers strike – but last time, in 2011, the action was more a war of words over the turn-out than one of attrition. It wasn’t like that back in the day…
Deadly US drone strikes ‘endorsed’ by Pakistan
Just days before a historic briefing in Congress, top secret documents suggest Pakistan “routinely received classified briefings” on drone strikes inside its borders.