4 May - The BBC broadcast five news bulletins a day as no newspapers are published due to the General Strike
Thousands of students marched through Cairo and Ain Shams University on Saturday and Sunday, chanting against SCAF and distributing flyers explaining why students should join the general strike
The insufferably smug Cameron and Osborne in particular clearly believe they have a divine right to rule and, as "a child of Thatcher", you know what Cameron would have thought of the General Strike
The Maoists eventually lifted the general strike
after such retaliatory action spread to other towns and cities, including the capital Kathmandu.
Joshi said the banks have enough cash for withdrawal as they had arranged for maximum cash before the general strike
Police have confirmed the arrest of 30 opposition supporters for offences linked to the general strike
, which was launched on Tuesday but struggled to win much support in a country where unemployment stands at over 80 per cent.
The book is dedicated to my grandfather Richard Brierley, of Cramlington, who was a shopkeeper during the General Strike
," said Margaret.
A distinguished Welsh historian last night played down comparisons between today's threat of a public sector strike and the General Strike
Reinforcing the impression that Cofferati's move sprang from political self-interest was the fact that the other major unions resisted signing on to the general strike
The pilots union SEPLA has stated that the Spanish airline's pilots will not take part in the general strike
nor will they hold a strike before 20 June over their own grievances against the company.
During the war years both local and international events provided an atmosphere of "excitement" that, according to this view, greatly contributed to the development of the general strike
The general strike
, as practiced in Seattle, is of itself the weapon of revolution, all the more dangerous because quiet.