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.
A senior police officer has said he was hindered from giving first aid to Edson Da Costa because he was under “threat”, a court has heard.
Human Rights Watch said that austerity and benefit cuts mean tens of thousands of families across England don’t have enough to eat.