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Thousands of teachers on strike

Thousands of teachers are walking out on strike today in a row over pay, conditions and pensions.

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School gates are shut in Winchester as teachers strike

St Faith's School in Winchester is closed for business today, as teachers take part in a national strike. Hundreds of other schools across our region are also closed due to the day of action.

Members of the two main unions say the government failed to enter into meaningful talks in a row over pay and pensions. The Department of Education says the walkout is disappointing and disruptive for parents.

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