Ryanair strike AGAIN tomorrow – is your flight affected by staff walk out?

Ryanair faces serious disruption when staff strike tomorrow, January 8. Those working for the budget airline in Spain will stage a walk out, as previously announced, and carry through with their plans. It will be the first of three stints of scheduled planned industrial action, with similar strikes penned in for January 10 and 13. Each will last […]

Iconic London Tower guards don yellow vests for their first strike in 55 YEARS

The Tower of London’s “Beefeater” guards staged a walkout in defiance of pension cuts, donning yellow vests in solidarity with French protesters as they picketed the iconic site – their first strike in 55 years. The Beefeaters, whose red uniforms, black hats, and stoic expressions are instantly recognizable symbols of England, joined workers at other […]

Jailed Catalan official brought to hospital after 2 weeks of hunger strike

Jailed Catalan leader Jordi Turull has been transferred to an infirmary, after his health deteriorated 14 days into the hunger strike he and a colleague began, to demand a fair trial over their role in the independence referendum. The former spokesman for the regional Catalan government of Carles Puigdemont was relocated to the infirmary inside […]

French Air Traffic Controllers Plan Strike During Pre-Holiday Rush

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Saudis ‘don’t know how to use’ US bombs: Trump condemns deadly Yemen school bus strike… kind of

It wasn’t the US-made bomb, but rather the Saudi military’s inability to properly use the munition –despite all the American training– that led to the “horror show” bombing of a Yemeni school bus in August, Donald Trump has said. A Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a school bus, that killed 40 children and maimed dozens of […]

19 civilians died in Saudi-led coalition strike on Yemeni market – report

At least 19 people were killed when the latest Saudi-led coalition airstrike on civilians destroyed a fruit and vegetable market near the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeida, local officials told AP. The rise in casualties follows initial reports that Wednesday’s airstrike had killed five people and injured a further six, when the raid […]

Inferno engulfs 150yo church in Massachusetts after lightning strike (VIDEO)

The historic First Baptist Church in Wakefield, Massachusetts has been reduced to burned-out scaffolding after it was gutted by a massive blaze, sparked by a bolt of lightning. No injuries have been reported. The fire erupted around 7:30pm Tuesday. However, when fire engines arrived, the 180-foot landmark was already fully engulfed in flames and could […]

Racing bodies threaten strike action after tax snub

QUEENSLAND’S key thoroughbred racing representative bodies on Thursday night signed off an explosive move to initiate strike action in retaliation to the code’s snubbing in last weekend’s state government Point of Consumption Tax announcement. Queensland introduced a Point of Consumption Tax on October 1, whereby bookmakers and wagering providers will be taxed 15 per cent […]