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A short history of Ireland - BBC Radio 7

Short accounts of Irish labour history from 1761 to 1913.

Tim Burgess: 'celebrity' Charlatan scab

As journalists at the BBC strike to defend their jobs while senior execs get huge payoffs, former front man of middle-of-the-road Britpop act The Charlatans, scabs on them by covering for Lauren Laverne who joined the walkout. Presumably, as he is so desperate, being a scab is the only way he can get on the radio.

Get this racist Jack Straw off the BBC

Leaflet distributed at the Unite Against Fascism demonstration against British National party leader Nick Griffin's appearance on Question Time arguing against censorship and "ruling class anti-fascism".

Jo Whiley - BBC scab

Radio "personality" Jo Whiley crossed picket lines to work during the 2005 strike of BBC workers against job cuts.

BBC announces 2,500 job cuts

The BBC has confirmed plans to eliminate 2,500 jobs in a bid to save $4 billion over the next five years, The Times of London reported Thursday.

BBC faces strikes over 3,000 job cuts

BBC workers' picket, 2005

A new wave of strike action is likely at the BBC as its director general Mark Thompson prepares to announce up to 3,000 job cuts.

Chris Moyles - scab radio

Chris Moyles - scab

Spectacularly tedious radio 'personality' Chris Moyles crossed the picket lines of his colleagues during the 2011 BBC strike against compulsory redundancies. 2005 BBC strike against 4,000 job cuts.

Declan Curry - most prominent BBC news scab

Declan Curry

Business presenter Declan Curry was the only presenter to cross picket lines on BBC1's breakfast show during the 2005 strike.

Terry Wogan - "sympathetic" to strikers, and scab

Wogan scab

Terry Wogan, one of the BBC's highest paid presenters scabbed on the strike of BBC workers against cuts in 2005.

BBC strike this month?

500 BBC production staff are likely to strike on the 15th and 23rd of February over job cuts. Mergers of production jobs, likely to cause over 100 job losses according to the union BECTU, have provoked the decision to strike by workers in Bristol, London, Birmingham and Manchester.