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Clashes between police and steel strikers during dispute

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13.07.2018

“STRIKERS forge ring of steel around Britain,” read the main headline in the Glasgow Herald of Thursday, January 3, 1980, reporting that a world blackout of steel exports to Britain had been imposed by the International Transport Federation as the first national steel strike in 54 years began. The steel workers had gone on strike in support of a 20% pay increase........

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