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With London Fire Brigade officers set to strike on Friday, east Londoners are being urged to attend organised fireworks displays rather than put on their own.
The walk-out over Government changes to pensions is to take place between 6.30pm and 11pm on what is likely to be one of the busiest nights of the year for the fire service.
A walk-out planned for the first day back to work after Easter has been cancelled following talks between unions and London Underground bosses.
Statements were released on Thursday afternoon saying an agreement had been reached on all issues. The fall-out was over allegations of management bullying and poor working conditions.
Boxing Day strike action by Tube drivers is almost certain to go ahead with Transport for London accusing union officials of "holding Londoners to ransom".
Talks to avert the walk-out have apparently broken down and Underground bosses have now said the Jubilee line will effectively be shut on Wednesday.
Tube drivers have voted overwhelmingly in support of strike action over a dispute on Bank Holiday working practices, meaning Londoners face Boxing Day disruption.
Last minute talks are still taking place between London Underground and union ASLEF in a bid to reach an agreement but the union revealed on Monday its members backed a walk out.
Students and lecturers at an East End university joined forces as they swapped their classrooms for the picket line.
The one-day stint of industrial action at the University of East London was staged by members of the University and College Union (UCU) in a protest against proposals that, if implemented, would see their workload increase in the form of more teaching hours, marking and assessments.