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Journalists' strike fails to stop BBC redundancies plan

Despite another NUJ walkout, the BBC will still proceed with job cuts.

The BBC has again refused to rule out compulsory redundancies among journalists at the corporation following a second walkout by members of the National Union of Journalists.

Picket lines were set up outside BBC offices across the UK yesterday, disrupting radio and TV programmes, including Radio 4's Today programme and Nicky Campbell's 5Live Breakfast Show

Earlier this year, the BBC announced that due to "significant" budget cuts following last October's licence fee settlement, 387 jobs were being axed across BBC News, the majority of which will be in the World Service and BBC Monitoring.

Read more at the Press Gazette.