584 Tata jobs to go

The steel maker has announced that several Welsh sites will close, and the majority of the jobs look set to be lost at its Port Talbot base.

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Tata spokesman: 'Current economic climate is the worst I've seen'

Trading conditions "are as tough as I've ever seen in my thirty year career" says Tata Steel's Jon Ferriman.

"This is worse than 2008/9, and it's been sustained, which is what is really hurting us."

"The European economy is driving prices down, and the Chinese economy is driving raw materials up. We're getting squeezed in the middle".

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