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Hundreds protest over BAE shipyard job cuts

Around 200 people joined a rally to protest BAE's announcement that it is to stop shipbuilding in Portsmouth.

Demonstarors at a rally in Portsmouth city centre supporting the 940 BAE workers who are to lose their job at the city's shipyard. Credit: PA

Many demonstrators carried placards to support workers at the shipyard, where 940 jobs are expected to go if BAE goes ahead with the proposed closure of the site next year.