Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves said ministers need to "act like firefighters rather than arsonists".
Billie Ahouzan is one of the care workers and cleaners at Sage Nursing Home in north London who have gone on strike. Along with his colleagues, he says they were left with no option after attempting to negotiate over issues of low pay, sick pay and union recognition. Ahouzan, who has worked at the home for 12 years, describes his love for the residents and the challenges he faced during the pandemic.
Care workers and cleaners say they have been “left with no choice” but to launch a strike.
Strikes and Covid-19 have meant that some students have had just two full weeks of teaching since 27 January, writes Sabrina Miller.
Ryanair, which has its main UK base at Stansted, will see many of its airports affected ahead of the bank holiday weekend.
Young people across the world are missing a day of school and college to protest global warming.
Drivers are staging a 24-hour strike over pay and conditions.