Saturday, January 31, 2009
BBC NEWS | Huge crowds join French strikes
BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Huge crowds join French strikes: "Huge crowds have taken to the streets in France to protest over the handling of the economic crisis, causing disruption to rail and air services.
Unions said 2.5m workers had rallied to demand action to protect wages and jobs. Police put the total at 1m.
President Nicolas Sarkozy said concerns over the crisis were legitimate and the government had to listen and act." Read more.