Strike threat to BBC election coverage

The BBC's general election coverage could be hit by strikes. Thousands of BBC workers are to be balloted on strike action after last-ditch talks between union negotiators and director general Mark Thompson failed. Bectu, the NUJ and Amicus are threatening a 24-hour walk out, with one union official warning coverage ...

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