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Pilots join train, garbage strikes in France

sports Updated: Jun 12, 2016 09:23 IST

PARIS: About a quarter of Air France pilots are striking to demand better working conditions - the latest challenge to travellers and France’s image as it hosts Europe’s biggest sporting event. Weeks of strikes and demonstrations over the country’s labour reforms and other industrial disputes have led to panic at the pumps, violent protests in the streets and, most recently, garbage rotting in the gutters. It’s a litany of headaches which some Parisians fear will scare away visitors.