The National Union of Teachers has voted for a series of fresh strikes, starting with a national walkout in June.
The action relates to a long-running dispute over pay, pensions and working conditions.
More top news
After a largely fine and sunny start to the day a bank of cloud and rain is currently making its way southeastwards across Britain.
A woman gave birth to a baby boy on the hard shoulder of the M42 after getting stuck in traffic.
Dianne Abbott said the suggestion Labour had a 'problem' with anti-Semitism was a 'smear'.