France kicks off Euro 2016 without transport and energy

CAROLINE BLUMBERG

Supporters cheer during the second training session of French national soccer team at Aguilera stadium in Biarritz, France, 19 May 2016. French national soccer team prepares for the UEFA EURO 2016 running from 10 June to 10 July 2016 in France.

The 2,000,000 registered football players in France are not on strike


A week before the 2016 UEFA European Championship begins in France and the country is paralyzed by industrial action. And France's two million licensed football players are just about the only strategic sector that is not striking.

“France is not at a standstill,” says Secretary of State for parliamentary relations Jean-Marie Le Guen speaking to Radio Classique.

One could be fooled.

On Wednesday trains joined nuclear energy plants to oppose the government’s determination to circumvent t...


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