For thousands of children - it's been an extra day off school. But for parents it's meant coping with the nightmare of having to re-arrange child care.
School teachers involved in today's walkout say they're sorry for disruption, but insist it's the only way they can show their anger over proposed changes to their pay, pensions and workloads. Divya Kohli has this report.
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Police say the 72 year died at the scene after being hit by a second motorbike on the A420 in Oxford
Police say no other vehicles were involved when the red Volvo hatchback left the road at 9.30pm on Saturday
The star, who was born and brought up in Hampshire said that "uncertainty" in the world had led him to take up a second European passport.