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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Strikes

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Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute
Qantas planes should be back in the skies by tomorrow after a Labour tribunal ruled that the decision to ground the entire fleet must be reversed.
Burma allows trade unions for first time since 1962
Burma has lifted bans on the formation of labour unions and the staging of strikes, which have been in place for almost 50 years.
Strikes and sit-ins ahead of a crucial week for Greece
A 48-hour general strike to be held on Wednesday and Thursday is set to ground flights for two days and cripple public and many private services.
Greece strikes over austerity measures
Airliners have been grounded, schools closed and public transport halted as public workers walk off the job for 24 hours.
'Robo-Ed': Miliband gives identical answers to every question
The UK opposition leader has been hammered for a bizarre interview he gave to BBC News yesterday.
While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan
Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.
Public sector strikes hit Britain
Public sector workers are on strike over reforms to their pension arrangements.
Pension reform bill is passed in France
Despite fierce protests French politicians have approved Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform bill.
Police break blockade at oil depot near Paris
President Sarkozy refuses to change pension reform plans as the French senate prepares to vote.
Lady Gaga postpones Paris gigs as French strikes continue
The singer is the first performer to call off shows over the ongoing strikes across France.
In pictures: Strikes continue across France
Impassioned protests against pension reforms enter the seventh day.
Blockade puts pressure on French fuel supplies amid new terror warning
Demonstrations over pension reforms continue to target fuel supplies, leading to a rush to fill up at petrol stations.