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Homeless and hungry queuing for food, Coventry. The soup kitchen and food bank is provided by The Midland Langar Seva Society
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London Police Officers laying out a Talon spiked net outside Parliament to prevent vehicle terror attacks against crowds attending major events. The nets are capable of stopping lorries weighing up to 17 tonnes by puncturing tyres and becoming tangled around the front wheels bringing the vehicle to a stop. The system is designed to ensure that the vehicle skids in a straight line significantly reducing risk to crowds and producing a well controlled stop. The nets can be deployed by two officers in less than a minute
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Rally supporting bin workers strike, Victoria Square, Birmingham. The Labour council have issued redundancies to 113 binmen
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Bin workers strike. Resident pursuing refuse collection by contractors with his wheelie bin, Sparkbrook, Birmingham. Strike is costing 40,000 pounds a day. The Labour council have issued redundancies to 113 binmen
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Rubbish piling up, Sparkbrook, Birmingham Bin workers strike
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Northern Rock Bank liquidity crisis. Savers with the Northern Rock Bank queue outside the Bank’s Market Street branch, Newcastle Upon Tyne
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McDonalds workers strike rally, Westminster, London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want £10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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McDonalds workers strike, Crayford, South East London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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McDonalds workers strike, Crayford, South East London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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Ronnie Draper BFAWU speaking, McDonalds workers strike, Crayford, South East London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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McDonalds workers strike, Crayford, South East London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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Ronnie Draper BFAWU, McDonalds workers strike, Crayford, South East London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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McDonalds worker Shen Batmaz speaking to rally outside McDonalds HQ ahead of a pay strike by workers, East Finchley, London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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Shen Batmaz, Ian Hodson BFAWU, rally outside McDonalds HQ ahead of a pay strike, union members provide a table and chairs for talks, East Finchley, London. Fast Food Rights Campaign want 10 an hour, end to zero hour contracts and union rights
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Howard Beckett Unite speaking to members. Birmingham council refuse workers go on strike against redundancies, Perry Barr Depot, Birmingham. Birmingham City Council want to save 600,000 a year by axing 113 grade three bin men and replacing them with lower paid positions.
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