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Archive for November, 2010

Firefighters March on Downing St

Firefighters from all over the UK lobby MP’s and have an impromptu march down Whitehall to Downing Street. FBU members are campaigning against threats to jobs, shift patterns and the fire service. Westminster, London.
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Ghost Estates

Belmayne Estate, one of Dublin’s Ghost Estates, finished but largely uninhabited due to the economic collapse. Dublin, Ireland.
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Anglo Irish Bank

The docklands headquarters of Anglo Irish Bank remains incomplete and a building site. This building was referred to by the Irish Times as “a symbol of Ireland’s property and financial collapse”. Dublin, Ireland.
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The Siege of Millbank

The Siege of Millbank – UCU/NUS National Demonstration for Education occupies Conservative Party HQ. London.

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NUJ Strike Defends BBC Pensions

BBC journalists on strike in protest at planned changes to their pensions scheme. BBC Bush House, London.
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Scabs run down firefighter

Ian Lehair, FBU NEC member for London is run over by a scab fire engine. FBU members picket the LFB Southwark Training Centre where AssetCo scab firefighters are returning from strike breaking. South London.
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