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Plans for iconic Lucas factory site in Birmingham revealed

plans for iconic lucas factory site in birmingham revealed
The site of the 1926 General Strike, recently featured in Peaky Blinders, is to be redeveloped
Tamworth Herald - Published

Peaky Blinders site to be transformed

A key site in the historic 1926 General Strike which featured in hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders is set to be redeveloped into an industrial park, it has been announced.
Express and Star - Published

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Workers March to Protest Proposed Pension Reform in Brazil [Video]Workers March to Protest Proposed Pension Reform in Brazil

Thousands of public employers in dozens of cities across Brazil, including Belo Horizonte, joined a general strike on Friday, June 14, to protest proposed pension reform, according to media reports...

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:27Published

Extradition Bill Predicted To Trigger Mass Strikes In Hong Kong [Video]Extradition Bill Predicted To Trigger Mass Strikes In Hong Kong

The Hong Kong business community is bracing itself for the impact of mass strikes on Wednesday. According to Reuters, thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage fresh protests against a proposed..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Sudanese Workers Picket on Second Day of General Strike [Video]Sudanese Workers Picket on Second Day of General Strike

Sudanese workers continued their general strike for the second day on May 29, aimed at pressuring the ruling military council to return to talks and hand power to civilians. Footage here shows workers..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:31Published

Crowds Gather Outside Khartoum Airport as Strike Suspends Flights [Video]Crowds Gather Outside Khartoum Airport as Strike Suspends Flights

Workers began a 48-hour general strike in Sudan on May 28, aimed at pressuring the ruling military council back into talks on the transfer of power to democratic institutions. The strike caused local..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 02:47Published

University Staff Protest in Sudan's Wad Madani as General Strike Begins [Video]University Staff Protest in Sudan's Wad Madani as General Strike Begins

Workers began a 48-hour general strike in Sudan on May 28, aimed at pressuring the ruling military council to return to talks and facilitate the transfer of power to civilians. The Sudanese..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:19Published

Telecoms Staff Join Two-Day General Strike in Khartoum [Video]Telecoms Staff Join Two-Day General Strike in Khartoum

Workers began a 48-hour general strike in Sudan on May 28 aimed at pressuring the ruling military council to return to talks and handover power to civilians. Footage here shows staff of telecoms..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:45Published

Streets Deserted in Khartoum as General Strike Begins [Video]Streets Deserted in Khartoum as General Strike Begins

Workers began a 48-hour general strike in Sudan on May 28, aimed at pressuring the ruling military council back into talks on the transfer of power to democratic institutions. The Sudanese..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:41Published

Two-Day General Strike Called in Sudan, Aimed at Pressuring Military Council [Video]Two-Day General Strike Called in Sudan, Aimed at Pressuring Military Council

Workers began a 48-hour general strike in Sudan on May 28, aimed at pressuring the ruling military council back into talks on the transfer of power to democratic institutions. The Sudanese..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:31Published

Clashes in Caracas continue as rocks are thrown at motorcyclists and huge fences are destroyed [Video]Clashes in Caracas continue as rocks are thrown at motorcyclists and huge fences are destroyed

Protests in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas continued on for a second day on May 1. The continuing protests come after opposition leader Juan Guaidó failed to oust President Nicolás Maduro by..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 02:11Published

 

Brazil hit by general strike against pension reform

brazil hit by general strike against pension reform
Public transport has been disrupted in several cities and some roads blocked with burning tyres.
BBC News - Published

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement

Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice.
Reuters - Published

Sudan opposition calls general strike in protest at deadly military crackdown

Demonstrators demand military council hand over power to civilians
Independent - Published

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended

Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy.
Reuters - Published

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike

Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow..
Reuters - Published

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked

Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow..
Reuters - Published

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners

The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis..
Reuters - Published

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off

Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint..
Reuters - Published

Catalan protests: Independence activists block highways, train tracks and roads in strike

24-hour general strike has been organised by small unions of pro-independence workers and students
Independent - Published

All flights in and out of Belgium cancelled as country paralysed by general strike


Telegraph.co.uk - Published

Then was the winter of our discontent

It was called Misery Monday, the biggest disruption to public services since the General Strike of 1926.
Express and Star - Published

Israeli labor union calls off general strike called for Wednesday

Israel's main public sector union called off a general strike planned for Wednesday in protest at construction-site deaths, saying the government had agreed to approve safety standards.
Reuters - Published

Israel braces for general strike on Wednesday, government says may be averted

Israel's main public sector union said it would go ahead with a planned general strike on Wednesday that would shut down airports, banks and all government offices, in protest over what it says is..
Reuters - Published

Palestinians strike in support of Israel's Arab minority

Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem held a general strike on Monday in support of an Israeli-Arab protest against Israel's new Nation State Law.
Reuters - Published

Palestinians to support Israel's Arabs in general strike on Monday

Palestinians called a general strike for Monday in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem in support of an Israeli-Arab protest against Israel's Nation State Law.
Reuters - Published

Oil Workers Join Nigeria Strike, Fuel Supply Under Threat

Two Nigerian oil and gas industry unions today joined a general strike called by the Nigeria Labor Congress, which has placed fuel supply in the West African nation under threat, local media report...
OilPrice.com - Published

General Strike In Nigeria Not Affecting Oil Production

A nationwide workers’ strike that Nigeria’s main unions started on Thursday has not had an impact on the oil industry in the country, a spokesman for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation..
OilPrice.com - Published

Comment: Clapping as fellow MP calls to topple government is not a good move

BEING filmed clapping as a fellow MP calls for a general strike to bring down a government is not the best move, regardless of political affiliation.
The Argus - Published

Lloyd Russell-Moyle applauded Laura Smith's call for a general strike

A BRIGHTON Labour MP applauded a fellow politician’s call for a general strike.
The Argus - Published

General strike: What happened the last time Britain downed tools in 1926?

Transport chaos, volunteer engine drivers, special constables and tanks in the streets as nation ground to a halt in sympathy with beleaguered coal miners
Independent - Published

Labour MP calls for general strike to 'topple cruel and callous Tory government'

Tom Watson says the event was 'nothing to do with the party' adding: 'I'm sure she got a little bit carried away with herself'
Independent - Published

'General strike' MP Laura Smith got carried away, says Tom Watson

'general strike' mp laura smith got carried away, says tom watson
BBC Local News: Stoke and Staffordshire -- Labour's deputy leader plays down remarks by Laura Smith who suggested a possible general strike.
BBC Local News - Published

Corbynista Labour MP demands GENERAL STRIKE to bring down government

corbynista labour mp demands general strike to bring down government
Laura Smith urged the mass industrial action if the party could not win power by forcing a general election.
MailOnline - Published

Labour conference - LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn speech to denounce 'greed is good' capitalism after MP calls for general strike

Follow all the latest updates from the Labour Party conference in Liverpool
Independent - Published

Labour MP Laura Smith calls for general strike

labour mp laura smith calls for general strike
Laura Smith calls for the first mass walkout since 1926 - if there isn't a general election.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

Argentina biggest labor group calls strike, raising pressure on Macri

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's leading labor federation announced plans on Tuesday to stage a one-day general strike on June 25 to protest against government economic policies, raising pressure..
Reuters - Published

UK recorded the lowest number of strikes ever in 2017

uk recorded the lowest number of strikes ever in 2017
The UK recorded the lowest number of strikes ever last year, according to figures out today from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). There were 79 stoppages, marking the lowest figure since..
City A.M. - Published

Armenia protest leader calls for general strike

YEREVAN (Reuters) - The leader of an Armenian protest movement that forced the country's veteran leader to step down announced on Tuesday a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after the ruling..
Reuters - Published

South Korean former general warns US against strike on north

Be prepared for war of attrition with strong adversary, says ex-special forces chief
FT.com - Published

Teva to cut 14,000 jobs despite general strike threat

Israeli drugmaker plans to close ‘significant number’ of factories and research centres
FT.com - Published

Fears of Israeli job cuts at Teva sparks call for general strike

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Reports that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is planning a restructuring involving mass layoffs in Israel sparked calls on Wednesday for a half-day general strike to be held in..
Reuters - Published

Who was Jessie Eden? New Peaky Blinders heroine was real Birmingham hero

She was a major figure in the 1926 General Strike
Walsall Advertiser - Published Also reported by •Tamworth Herald

Catalan strike severs road links as secessionist leader regroups

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - A general strike called by pro-independence campaigners in Catalonia closed shops and severed transport links on Wednesday, as the region's deposed leader lost political..
Reuters - Published

Catalonia independence protesters block dozens of roads as general strike brings parts of region to standstill

Secessionist demonstrators occupy 60 roads across region causing traffic chaos
Independent - Published

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