The London protest for striking public sector workers, in pictures.
Demonstrators in Westminster explain why they're out on strike.
Allowing the government to get away with briefing the media before MPs risks making parliament irrelevant.
Today's strikes are wrong for public sector workers and unions should get back around the negotiating table.
Brian Lightman, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) general secretary, warns that today's disruption could be repeated.
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude spoke on BBC1's Breakfast this morning, questioning the decision to strike while negotiations are in progress and branding the changes "perfectly reasonable".
Sally Hunt, UCU general secretary, addresses a rally at Westminster Central Hall and accuses the government of hypocrisy.
Christine Blower National Union of Teachers general secretary hits out at "disgraceful" attacks on teachers' pensions.
He delivered the killer blow which Ed Miliband has been missing for months. The Speaker, not the leader of the opposition, is now David Cameron's number one parliamentary enemy.
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Forty academics have already resigned and 4,000 have signed petitions. We are united in our message - don't force the big society on us.
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Ed Miliband MP, Labour party leader, urges unions to get back around the negotiation table.
Len McCluskey, Unite's general secretary accuses David Cameron of "crocodile tears" over cuts and says that the public do not believe him.
David Cameron, prime minister, calls on unions to accept that changes to public service pensions are both necessary and fair.
Full text of Michael Gove speech at the Royal Society on maths and science.
David Cameron addresses the Local Government Association's conference in Birmingham, two days before public sector workers strike over their pensions:
We might not want to be involved in the bail out, but returning the Elgin Marbles would show we are Greece’s friend.
Millions of people affected by this Thursday's strikes should be under no illusions: there was never any chance of these talks resulting in a deal.
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Sally Hunt, University and College Union general secretary, warns against allowing private companies access to higher education.
Aaron Porter, NUS president criticises government for causing "complete chaos" in higher education.
David Willetts, minister for universities and science, speaking on the Today programme outlines his policies on higher education.
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