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Power was cut to 100,000 homes and offices, schools were closed, roads blocked and public transport crippled on Tuesday as protests were staged across France in support of the general strike over pension reform.
Thousands participated in "Action Day", organized by the unions
Putin tries to calm retirement age outcry
Poland's top judge defies a new retirement law as anger grows over government reforms and protests gather pace
There were rowdy scenes inside Brazil’s parliament on Wednesday night after prison guards protesting against new retirement rules stormed the committee room.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil to protest against pension reforms.
A proposal by Germany's Bundesbank to raise the national retirement age to 69 by 2060 has sparked heated debate in the country.
The Greek government’s plans for pension reforms have brought thousands of farmers out on the streets in protests in the north of the country, and in
Thousands of pensioners have marched through Athens in the second anti-austerity protest in a month. Many feel betrayed by prime minister Alex
France has been given two more years by the European Commission to get its finances in order but how can it find a way out of its public debt trap
Question from Sophie in Zurich, Switzerland:
“Hi, I’m Sophie from Switzerland. With baby-boomers entering the pension age, how will my generation
Europe faces a pensions timebomb as the active population shrinks and societies get older. The financial crisis has made things worse, but also
Slovenia’s population is aging, and aging fast.
Last year the country’s voting population rejected a bill to raise the retirement age, dealing a