Mass British public sector walkout begins

British PM insisted that the government`s planned reforms were "fair to taxpayers".

UK faces mass strikes as civil servants feel sting

The government is gambling that public will blame unions for any inconvenience caused by strikes.

UK to face biggest strike in years if talks fail

Ministers were left fundamentally divided on major unresolved
gaps with unions.

France braces for fresh pension reform protest

Street rallies against pension reform have crippled the country.