It is the first time nurses in Northern Ireland will vote on whether to strike over staffing and pay.Read more
BBC News NI Health Correspondent
Lawyers in Cameroon are on a five-day strike They say some of them have had to endure physical violence at the hands of authorities and have been consistently denied access to their clients. Enow Benjamin Agbor, a member of the Cameroon Bar Council, says that “lawyers who insist on seeing their clients sometimes end up in jail themselves.” He spoke to BBC Newsday from the Anglophone town of Limbé. (Picture: (right) Enow Benjamin Agbor and a colleague in Yde. Credit: Enow Benjamin Agbor)
Workers began a strike against General Motors on Monday after America's biggest carmaker failed to reach a deal over pay and conditions with the United Auto Workers union (UAW).
Almost 50,000 workers are due to take part in the strike, the first major stoppage at GM since 2007.
"We do not take this lightly. This is our last resort," UAW vice-president Terry Dittes told reporters in Detroit.
The sides had set a Saturday night deadline to reach an agreement.
There is no service on most metro lines amid a row over President Macron's pension reform plans.