French mass strike against Sarkozy

This video says about itself:

French Unions have launched another strike against pension reform – the fourth major action in a month.

It comes as the unpopular pension reform bill edges closer to becoming law.

Trains and airports are running well below capacity and marches are planned across the country.

Al Jazeera’s Jacky Rowland reports from Marseille, France’s main southern oil port, where dock workers have been on strike for two weeks.

See also here. And here. And here.

Rattled Sarkozy administration officials urged drivers not to rush to the petrol pumps on Thursday: here.

Protests in Europe. Culture ministry workers at Acropolis: here. French refinery workers: here.

Britain: Unite national officer Cath Speight said: “It is an absolute disgrace that Lloyds Banking Group, which is being kept alive by the taxpayer, is cutting more jobs here and moving them out of the UK. It is now time for the government to step in and demand answers on behalf of taxpayers and staff”: here.

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