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#General Strike

# general-strike - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Violence breaks out at Greek anti-austerity protest

Tens of thousands of people took to the street during the country’s second general strike in a month with shops closed and public services slowing down for 24 hours.

# general-strike - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

# general-strike - Monday 30 January, 2012

Welcome to Brussels, EU leaders! Everyone is on strike

The summit to sign off on the ‘fiscal compact’ deal has coincided with Belgium’s first general strike in almost 20 years.

# general-strike - Thursday 1 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge BBC apologises for Jeremy Clarkson's 'they should be shot' rant Apology This post contains videos

BBC apologises for Jeremy Clarkson's 'they should be shot' rant

Clarkson had railed against public sector workers during yesterday’s mass protest against pension cuts.

# general-strike - Monday 17 October, 2011

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.

# general-strike - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Irish airlines cancel flights amid Italy's general strike

Unions have organised mass action against austerity measures which include billions of cuts and tax reforms.