Commuters outside a closed Underground station in London as workers take strike action. Photo: EPA-EFE
Commuters outside a closed Underground station in London as workers take strike action. Photo: EPA-EFE
Britain

UK on strike: Tube grinds to a halt, nurses, charity workers, civil servants vote to take action

  • Strife across UK sectors as pay fails to keep up with inflation – London Underground action paralyses network, nurses announce first strike in 106-year history
  • News of nurses vote to strike come as the number of people waiting to receive treatment on the NHS in England alone has hit an all-time high of 7.1 million

Commuters outside a closed Underground station in London as workers take strike action. Photo: EPA-EFE
Commuters outside a closed Underground station in London as workers take strike action. Photo: EPA-EFE
READ FULL ARTICLE