Unions claim 115 of France’s 188 prisons are blocked by a strike by prison guards while prison authorities put the figure at 50.
The Irish low-cost airline offers to recognise pilot unions for the first time in its 32-year history
Pilots and ground crew from Alitalia and some other airlines planning a day of industrial action on Friday in Italy. Cancellations and delays are expected.
The low-cost Irish carrier is to hold talks with pilot unions amid strike threats in several countries ahead of Christmas.
A strike called across Catalonia by pro-independence activists to protest the jailing of sacked regional politicians shut down roads causing huge tailbacks into Barcelona while some public transport ran minimum services.
Up to 45,000 people in Paris and 400,000 across France have marched against Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms
Public sector workers in the French-speaking region of Belgium have gone on a 24-hour strike.
Catalonia stages general strike but protesters are divided over region's future
Dozens of Air Berlin flights have been cancelled after an unusually high number of its pilots called in sick.
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As protestors took to the streets of France to protest labour law changes, Macron faced his first big challenge in office.
McDonald's workers have engaged in strike action in the UK for the first time in its 43 years of operation there.
The industrial action is happening at the height of the tourist season.
Private security workers have voted to reject a pay offer and begin a continuous 24-hour stoppage.
After two weeks of chaos, passengers travelling via Barcelona airport look set to face further misery after workers began a 24-hour strike
Bercelona airport replaces striking security personnel with National Guard troops.
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Greek hotel and restaurant employees have called a 24 hour strike over what they say is a deterioration of workers’ rights.
The airline has leased some planes and crew from Qatar Airways.
US-led coalition hits ISIL-run prison in eastern Syria - monitoring group says dozens of prisoners killed
Palestinians in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem have closed all shops in a general strike in support of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails whose mass hunger strike has entered its 36th…