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Flags will fly at half-mast across Scotland this weekend as a mark of respect for those affected by the helicopter crash in Glasgow.

UCU picket line at the University of East Anglia on 1st November

'Enough is enough': disruption for students as university staff walk out over pay

Staff confirm they will strike on 3 December after negotiations for increased pay end in failure

Victory: Cleaning staff strike at University of London wins major concessions on pay and conditions

Outsourced cleaners claim better terms on sick pay and annual leave

Andy McSmith's Diary: The Tories’ new strategy: say Unite and Len McCluskey as often as possible

The more times a Tory can mention Unite and Falkirk, the happier they are

Suds and solidarity: Down on the picket lines with University of London cleaning staff

Outsourced staff, most of them foreign, are striking over pay and conditions

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RMT members act after Boris Johnson unveiled plans for ticket office closures and 24-hour weekend running

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Energy giant RWE has pulled the plug on plans to develop one of the largest offshore wind turbines

George Osborne has been warned cutting green levies will hit the vulnerable

Charities urge George Osborne to keep green levies to help poor and create jobs

Moves to cut green levies in an effort to reduce energy bills would backfire by harming the most vulnerable and driving up the cost of gas and electricity, George Osborne is warned today by leading charities.

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The Prime Minister's original message appears to have vanished, according to Mr Miliband

David Cameron demeans his office

The Conservatives’ tactics of fear and smear raise serious questions about type of politics we want

Paris by night: Supporters say the law will help foreign sex workers to denounce the traffickers

France introduces fines for buying sex

A new law that will punish prostitutes’ clients goes before parliament this week, and is dividing feminists

A migrant worke's family at their home in the Tajik capital Dushanbe

Wives appeal to Tajikistan authorities and Moscow to send their rogue husbands home

Wayward migrant workers abandon desperate families in former republics

Tristram Hunt: The teachers' leaders and Labour education spokesman claims this is 'dumbing down'

Outrage as failing South Leeds Academy seeks unqualified maths teachers

Teachers' leaders and Labour education spokesman Tristram Hunt claim this is 'dumbing down'

A picket line of campaigners for fair pay at the University of East Anglia on November 1st

Campuses to fall silent again as December's university strikes go ahead

University representatives rebuff unions' requests for pay rise

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