Far right parties in many parts of Europe were hoping for major gains in this week’s elections.
Stagecoach bus drivers in Preston and Chorley are preparing to strike again.
University workers and students protested against the far right Alternative fur Deutchland (AfD) party in central London on Friday of last week.
UCU union members will meet for their annual congress in Harrogate this weekend. Members in higher education are demanding the union acts to defend their USS pension scheme.
Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.
About 180 workers at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria began a ten-day strike over pay on Sunday.
Debates over the next steps in a pay fight in the civil service ran through the PCS union’s conferences this week.