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France flights cancelled due to strike

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French aviation authority says traffic into and out of Paris airports will down by 30 per cent due to 24-hour strike by French air traffic controllers.

French football clubs to stage strike over wealth tax

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Clubs from France's two top football leagues will boycott matches during last weekend of November in protest at new 'super tax' on high earners.

French strike to hit flights on Thursday

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Some low-cost airlines have scrapped up to 30% of their services as a result of one-day industrial action called by air traffic controllers in France.

Stitched-up: striking Paris hotel chambre maids mount catwalk protest

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When the Paris Fashion Week opened this week to the usual glitzy catwalk shows of next year’s haute couture spring and summer designs for the happy few, just a mile away from the venue an unhappy group of sub-contracted workers serving the luxury Park Hyatt hotel held a counter ‘sidewalk show’ of their own, in a protest over pay and “deplorable” working conditions. On part-time contracts that they claim in reality bordered full-time working hours, they began an unlimited strike on September 20th to demand overtime payment, full-time working contracts and a yearly bonus payment. In this reportage of still photos, video and audio, photographer Patrick Artinian captured the anything-but-dull défilé outside the embarrassed hotel on the chic rue de la Paix.

French rail strike to paralyse train services Thursday

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After a French air traffic controllers' strike caused two days of chaos in the skies, rail services will be hard hit by an unrelated strike Thursday.

French air traffic controllers begin three-day strike

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The strike against EU plans to create single European airspace has caused cancellations of about 1,800 flights to and from France.

French GPs refuse holiday call-outs in protest over working hours

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A French doctors' union has called on its members to refuse off-duty calls over the Christmas holiday period in a protest at working conditions.

French unions call four-day air transport strike beginning Monday

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French air transport unions have called a four-day strike from Monday in protest over a bill aimed at ensuring a minimum service during strikes.

French airport strike union leaders agree deal

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A strike by French airport security staff appeared at an end Monday after four of five unions accepted a new pay rise offer from employers.

French police to replace airport security strikers as holiday jam looms

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The French government is to deploy police to replace striking security staff at airports to reduce chaos during the peak Christmas holiday period.

More French flight delays as security staff strike continues

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Flights from Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport and Lyon's Saint-Exupery airport continue to be disrupted as security staff strike enters fourth day.

French oil refineries on brink of strike action

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Union officials in oil refineries in the Berre industrial site, southern France, are considering strike action after announced closure of one plant there.

Teachers strike in France to protest job cuts

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French teachers took to the streets Tuesday for a national strike and protests over education job cuts under President Nicolas Sarkozy's government.