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University workers start eight-day strike at 60 UK institutions

Students and universities around the UK are experiencing disruption as workers begin an eight-day strike in rows over pay, conditions and pensions. Up to 43,000 members of the University and College Union (UCU) at 60 UK institutions are taking part in walk-outs in an action the union has said will affect about a million students in the run-up to the Christmas break.

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