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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.

12 April: Unis split over strikes as CPE replacement passes through lower house

A quick round-up of news from Wednesday 12 April, including toll-free trains, sorting office blockade and the future of the university occupations.

CPE: Youths give lesson in solidarity

News and videos of transport blockades mostly by high school pupils and young people.

Photos from Gare du Nord yesterday

Photos just in of the blockade by around 2,000 students and high school pupils of Gare du Nord yesterday.

6 April: Villepin makes major speech amidst mass transport blockades

A round-up of news from the anti-CPE struggle in France, including Villepin's speech and responses, and the transport blockades across the country.

4 April: CPE protest live updates

Hour-by-hour coverage of the day of strikes, demonstrations and further blockades and occupations across France against the new employment law.

Lyon and Marseille blockade updates

A report on student protests from Lyon II University, and an unconfirmed report of a student wounded by a car driver who drove into demonstrators in Marseille.

More spontaneous blockades

A round-up of some of yesterday's (31 March) school and office occupations and blockades of roads and railways against the CPE.

Gare de Lyon blockade - photos

Photos from todays two hour long blockade of the Gare de Lyon train station in central Paris.

Sporadic protests and blockades across Brittany this afternoon

A round-up of some of this afternoon's events in Brittany, where like across France, high school and university students have been protesting against the CPE.