Strikers speak out across the UK

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Tens of thousands of people have joined rallies around the UK as a public sector strike over pensions disrupted schools, hospitals and other services.

About two thirds of state schools shut, and thousands of hospital operations were postponed, as unions estimated up to two million people went on strike.

But Prime Minister David Cameron described the action as a "damp squib".

Live coverage of strikes across the UK

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