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GPs across the region are taking industrial action today in a row over pensions.
It is the first walkout of its kind since 1975 and will last for 24 hours. Doctors say they are being treated "differently" to other civil servants.
Plans by the Government could see the retirement age for doctors rising from 65 to 68 by 2015, with contributions to pension schemes also increasing.
Thousands of doctors in our region will strike tomorrow over a dispute over pensions.
The 24 hour strike, organised by the British Medical Association, is in protest against planned changes to the NHS pensions scheme.
The day will be the first industrial action the profession has taken in 40 years. All appointments along with routine hospital procedures will be cancelled, but those who need emergency care will still be seen.
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An estimated 20,000 public sector workers in our region have staged a one-day strike in protest at changes to their pensions.
Prison officers from across the region who had walked out earlier have now ended all protest meetings.
They were highlighting their opposition to the Government's plans to link the normal pension age with the state retirement age.
Public sector workers are striking outside the Town Hall in Sheffield.
Staff who work for HM Courts Service in Leeds are striking today as public sector workers across the country walk out in a row about pensions.
Public sector workers in Sheffield are on the picket line. A national strike is taking place in protest to planned changes to pension contributions.
Prison officers at Armley Jail in Leeds are taking part in a national walkout. They are unhappy about government plans to change the retirement age.