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Unions ground Alitalia flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

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The UK faces its longest train strike in 50 years

Hundreds of thousands of train commuters in London and southern England have been left facing misery on the first day of a five-day stoppage.

Hundreds of thousands of train commuters in London and southern England have been left facing misery on the first day of a five-day stoppage.

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The new faces of Europe's far-left

And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec

And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec

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Nuit debout: Power to the people of France

Anger over a new French labour law has produced a series of protests and strikes aimed at bringing President Hollande's socialist government to its knees. It's also produced a new movement that calls

Anger over a new French labour law has produced a series of protests and strikes aimed at bringing President Hollande's socialist government to its knees. It's also produced a new movement that calls

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Air France: Euro 2016 travel fears as pilots' strike begins

Air France pilots began a four day strike on Saturday – the latest industrial action in the host country of Europe’s football championship that could disrupt travel plans for…

Air France pilots began a four day strike on Saturday – the latest industrial action in the host country of Europe’s football championship that could disrupt travel plans for…

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Greek state hospital workers protest cuts

Striking state hospital workers and teachers protested in Athens on Wednesday, demanding back pay and calling for action on staff shortages.

Striking state hospital workers and teachers protested in Athens on Wednesday, demanding back pay and calling for action on staff shortages.

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Labour law protests threaten to disrupt Euro 2016

A standoff between trade unionists and the French government is threatening to disrupt the Euro 2016 football tournament.

A standoff between trade unionists and the French government is threatening to disrupt the Euro 2016 football tournament.

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French strikes threaten Euro 2016

France continues to be hit by a wave of industrial action just days before Euro 2016 kicks off.

France continues to be hit by a wave of industrial action just days before Euro 2016 kicks off.

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Strikes over French labour reforms threaten Euro 2016

With the international football tournament just over a week away, France is on the verge of chaos as strikes continue.

With the international football tournament just over a week away, France is on the verge of chaos as strikes continue.

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Hollande digs heels in as strikes begin on railways

Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…

Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…

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Delays and cancellations as French unions begin indefinite transport strike

SNCF workers begun unlimited strike Aviation unions to walkout June 3 to 5 Governtment calls for talks with CGT French unions have upped the ante and launched an indefinite strike, targeting nat

SNCF workers begun unlimited strike Aviation unions to walkout June 3 to 5 Governtment calls for talks with CGT French unions have upped the ante and launched an indefinite strike, targeting nat

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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.

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

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French strikes multiply as Euro 2016 nears

Strike action is multiplying in France and the timing couldn’t be worse with the Euro 2016 football tournament due to start there in just 10 days…

Strike action is multiplying in France and the timing couldn’t be worse with the Euro 2016 football tournament due to start there in just 10 days…

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More transport chaos in France in standoff over labour reforms

Unions target transport for more strikes TGV and regional trains to be hit from Tuesday night Air France pilots hold their own strike Just as the spectre of dry petrol stations and blockaded oil

Unions target transport for more strikes TGV and regional trains to be hit from Tuesday night Air France pilots hold their own strike Just as the spectre of dry petrol stations and blockaded oil

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Belgium facing more strike chaos

Public sector workers call a general strike for Tuesday following stoppages by rail workers and prison guards in Wallonia and Brussels.

Public sector workers call a general strike for Tuesday following stoppages by rail workers and prison guards in Wallonia and Brussels.

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France's fuel crisis better but not yet over

Following a meeting between the government and oil industry representatives, Transport Minister Alain Vidalies said the situation at fuel depots is improving.

Following a meeting between the government and oil industry representatives, Transport Minister Alain Vidalies said the situation at fuel depots is improving.

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A narrow defeat for the far-right in Austria, France gripped by strikes ahead of Euro 2016

In this edition of State of the Union: Austria narrowly avoids the election of a far-right head of state; bailout cash is unlocked for Greece; and France is gripped by demonstrations and strikes with

In this edition of State of the Union: Austria narrowly avoids the election of a far-right head of state; bailout cash is unlocked for Greece; and France is gripped by demonstrations and strikes with

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France: Nuclear strike raises stakes in showdown over labour reforms

With pumps at more than 4,000 petrol stations in France now partially or fully dry, the showdown between the government and the hardline CGT union over contested labour reforms intensified on…

With pumps at more than 4,000 petrol stations in France now partially or fully dry, the showdown between the government and the hardline CGT union over contested labour reforms intensified on…

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France: CGT union calls for further strikes

France’s CGT trade union is determined to make ongoing nationwide strikes felt, its representatives have said.

France’s CGT trade union is determined to make ongoing nationwide strikes felt, its representatives have said.

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More fuel frustration as French pickets refuse to back down

CGT: strikes to continue over labour law reforms More petrol stations run dry Picket action spreads to ports and power plants Government stands firm A fuel crisis in France seems to be getting wors

CGT: strikes to continue over labour law reforms More petrol stations run dry Picket action spreads to ports and power plants Government stands firm A fuel crisis in France seems to be getting wors

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French fuel strike: frustration at the pumps and an investment warning

The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.

The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.

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Running low on gas in France

In Paris, as in the rest of the country, many service stations are running out of fuel as demonstrators, protesting against labor reforms, block…

In Paris, as in the rest of the country, many service stations are running out of fuel as demonstrators, protesting against labor reforms, block…

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Roads, railways and refineries hit in two-day French strike

French transport workers on the railways and roads have delivered a patchy response to the Communist CGT union’s call for strike action to protest against labour law…

French transport workers on the railways and roads have delivered a patchy response to the Communist CGT union’s call for strike action to protest against labour law…