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French rail strike enters second week

A strike by rail staff in France has entered its second week with no sign of a settlement.

A number of protesters clashed with riot police outside the French parliament and there have been reports of huge traffic jams in the country's largest cities.

Two unions are on strike over a government plan to unite SNCF with the RFF railway network, which workers fear will lead to job losses.

Christian Fraser reports from Paris.

  • 18 Jun 2014
  • From the section Europe
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