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Alan Bleasdale pens ‘gritty southern drama’ about public sector strikes

Osborne. Detention!Bleasdale’s film features striking teachers in grim Southern town Richmond-Upon-Thames who join a brass band as the hardships start to bite.

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2011
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‘I can stay here just as long as you can,’ negotiator tells striking teachers

‘We can stay here all day if necessary,’ said negotiators. ‘It’s your own time you’re wasting.’

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Posted: Apr 7th, 2011
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Self-employed plumber still on strike

can't stand idly by watching his career go down the drainSelf-employed Bolton plumber Dave North has today announced further strikes in an ongoing and increasingly bitter row with himself over pay and benefits.

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2011
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Middle-class families to strike over child benefit cuts

the canapes will have to waitParent Teacher Association fetes and the Home Counties dinner party circuit could be badly hit.

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Posted: Oct 5th, 2010
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Thousands of European bankers take to their desks to support ‘Yes to Austerity’ campaign

Hundreds of thousands of bankers rallied together today to protest against the protesters who were protesting against them.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2010
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