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Miners' strikes 'haunt Britain'

Among the many industrial disputes of the 1980s it is the deadlock between the miners and Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government which still resonates 25 years on.

The strike's cultural legacy will be examined at a conference at Leeds University today.

Correspondent Nick Ravenscroft looks back on how the miners' strikes effected Britain.


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