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Health staff in England and Northern Ireland strike over pay


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Health staff in England and Northern Ireland strike over pay

Health workers in England and Northern Ireland have taken part in the first strike over pay since the Thatcher era.

They included nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, but emergency care was kept running during the four-hour walkout.

The British government has rejected calls for a one percent pay rise, saying it could lead to job losses.

Israeli police clash with Palestinian protesters near al-Aqsa mosque as Ban Ki-moon slams Israel's 'colonisation'

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Israeli police clash with Palestinian protesters near al-Aqsa mosque as Ban Ki-moon slams Israel's 'colonisation'