French protests over pensions wind down

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Series Details 28.10.10
Publication Date 28/10/2010
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The protest movement against the French government’s pension reforms has lost steam after a bill raising the retirement age completed its passage through parliament and striking refinery employees and bin collectors returned to work.

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