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Teachers on strike

Thousands of teachers will go on strike today in a row over pay and working conditions. Members from two of the country's main teachers unions will march in cities across the UK, including Durham.

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Mixed views on striking teachers

On Facebook, Jane Caithness Turner says:

"I agree with them. they should voice their anger, as we all should... If we all work until 68 there will not be any jobs for youth... Teachers work harder than MPs, time for fairness."

On Facebook, Antonio Barbaro says:

"A strike is always a last resort and for a profession as dedicated as teachers to come out on strike takes a lot. Backing them 100%. Good luck to them."

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