Monday, 29 November 2021

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Eiffel tower to reopen after strike over long queues

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower closed to visitors since Wednesday afternoon is to reopen on Friday after workers went on strike over unacceptably long queues at the Paris landmark. Workers walked out in protest at a new access policy that has seen separate lifts allocated to visitors with pre-booked tickets and ...

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McDonald’s workers in the UK set to strike

LONDON: Employees at two restaurants, Cambridge and Crayford, voted to take industrial action over concerns about working conditions and the use of zero-hour contracts. They also wanted a wage increase to at least £10 an hour and were keen to be allowed to form a trade union as employees of ...

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Bank of England staff to hold first strike in 50 years

LONDON: Trade union members at the Bank of England, Britain’s Central Bank, will go ahead with the first strike action by staff for over 50 years on Tuesday, the Unite union said on Monday. Last-minute talks facilitated by a government-run arbitrator failed to resolve the pay dispute with the bank, ...

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Aamir, Rahat strike after Younus fifty

CAIRNS: Mohammad Aamir took three wickets with the pink ball, including two off his first two balls, in Pakistanis’ day-night tour game in Cairns, ahead of the day-night Test against Australia in Brisbane, starting December 15. Aamir’s burst came after Pakistanis stumbled around Younis Khan’s half-century to 208 all-out. Aamir’s ...

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