Radio France paralysed by longest strike in 10 yearsRadio France, the country’s main public radio broadcaster, has been paralysed by a strike since March 19 in what is now the longest such action to affect the company in a decade.
Can Greece pick up the pace?Greece is back in the hot seat in Brussels, as it vows to accelerate the pace of reforms to unlock its much-needed bailout loans. Also, Lufthansa continues to cause travel chaos…
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'Why was an 8-year-old boy questioned by police?'We look at the French newspapers as the debate rages over the rights and wrongs of police questioning an 8-year-old child over his comments defending terrorism. Also, in the wake…
New easyJet strike could hit France over New Year’sFrench cabin crew unions at low-cost airline easyJet plan to follow up a Christmas strike over profit-sharing and schedules with another two-day strike on December 31 and January…
French health workers launch week-long holiday strikeEmergency-room workers kick off a week of strikes by healthcare professionals on Monday, to be joined by both general practitioners and specialists later as the government…
Belgium grinds to a halt as strikers protest austerityTrade unions brought Belgium to a standstill Monday as the biggest general strike in years grounded flights, cut international rail links and shut sea ports in protest at the new…
Italian workers stage general strike against PM's reformsTens of thousands of union workers marched through more than 50 Italian cities on Friday to protest government economic reforms that they say erode their rights.
Travel chaos hits Germany as train drivers extend strikeGerman train drivers on Thursday extended their unprecedented nationwide strike to passenger services, causing travel chaos for millions and drawing fierce criticism.
Pilot strike cost Air France EUR500 millionStruggling French flag carrier Air France on Wednesday said last month's two-week strike would have an impact of around 500 million euros on its bottom line for this year.
Easyjet profits boosted by Air France strikeBritish low-cost airline easyJet lifted its full-year profit forecast on Friday above analyst expectations due to extra custom from the Air France strike and strong summer travel.
French pharmacists strike over plans to liberalise marketIt was the turn of France’s pharmacists to go on strike on Tuesday, protesting in cities across the country at plans to deregulate their industry in a bid to stimulate economic…
Air France pilots announce end of two-week strikeAir France pilots announced the end of an almost two-week-long labour strike on Sunday but said talks would continue over the airline's plans to expand the services of its…