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Social unrest continues in France and Belgium

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Social unrest continues in France and Belgium


Train services have been reduced today in France, where rail workers have started an unlimited strike.

The action follows protests against a labour law reform put forward by the country’s socialist government,

In Belgium, rail workers are striking until Friday. It’s a week of industrial action that the sector has not seen since 1986.

Yesterday public service employees stopped work in protest at budget cuts made by the Belgian government.

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