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London faces first bus strike for seven years

Metroline bus

Frustration with a pay offer from London bus operator Metroline which is below the norm for the capital will mean the first bus strike in London for seven years when 2,500 drivers and engineers walk out tomorrow (Tuesday 14th November).

Another night of violence in France leaves a woman in critical condition.

On Saturday night there was further violence, including an attack on a bus in Marseile that left a young woman in critical condition.

Stagecoach bus driver's strike a success

700 workers took part in the strike

An initial strike by bus drivers at Stagecoach North East has been praised by the unions, with further strike action planned for tomorrow.

Bus drivers on strike

Around 700 workers at Stagecoach in Newcastle and South Shields are on strike today.

On-the-job action means free ride for Stockholm passengers

This weekend, bus passengers in Stockholm travelled for free as drivers refused to handle cash.

NYC transit union fined and leader jailed

The New York trade union whose workers brought the city's public transport system to a halt last December has been fined $2.5m by the State Supreme Court for the illegal strike.

Tehran bus workers leader released

Mansoor Hayat Gheibi, one of the leaders of the Tehran Bus Workers Union was released yesterday following a hunger strike that started last week.

Iran: Wave of strikes shakes Tehran

The Iranian government also has an internal crisis on its hands. The country's high level of poverty has triggered a series of intense social struggles.

UK: Bus drivers to come out over pay

With pay stagnating and conditions under constant review by management bus workers in the Midlands have voted three to one in favour of industrial action.

Finland: indefinite transport strike to start

Workers at 21 road haulage firms, 56 bus companies and ten warehouse terminals are to go on indefinite strike in Finland from Sunday, 6pm.