Britain set for debate over right to strike
A winter of discontent is disrupting planes, trains and postal services this Christmas. Strikes have a long history — but should they still be a right in a technological, globalised era?
Doctors strike as row over motives heats up
You, The Day readers, were so impressed by junior doctors’ dedication that you voted them your people of 2015. But as they prepare to go on...
Strikes bring chaos to transport network
Rail and tube passengers across large swathes of southern Britain have faced severe disruption after four trade unions called their staff out on strike. Can the action be justified?
Outrage at suicide remarks from controversial star
Only days after getting in trouble for an ill-judged joke, Jeremy Clarkson is back in the news: this time for making ‘tasteless’ remarks about suicide. Are angry commentators overreacting?
Britain braces itself for biggest strike in generation
Public sector workers all over the UK will go on strike tomorrow, in protest at controversial pension reforms. Ministers are predicting chaos – but what is this strike all about?
UK schools face looming teachers’ strike
Schools face disruption this Thursday, as teachers plan to go on strike for the day. The right to strike is enshrined in law. But do strikes always help the cause?