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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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Teachers strike over Government proposals

Hundreds of teachers have marched through the streets of Durham as their fight with the Government over changes to pay and conditions reaches boiling point.

Education Secretary Michael Gove wants to alter teachers pensions and introduce performance related pay. Unions say the move will devastate the profession and children's education.

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