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Belgian strike blights EPL

The Belgian 24-hour general strike on Friday 4 March caused havoc to chemical folk returning from Brussels the morning after the EPL dinner.   Public transport was disrupted and the capital’s roads were blocked so people had to find imaginative ways out. Our own intrepid reporters had to walk to the Eurostar train terminal at […]

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Ships at Fos-Lavera port as French refineries out of action

An evocative helicopter view of all the ships waiting around Fos-Lavera port while the French refineries are out of action – it’s a video from AFP, which my colleague Nel has spotted today.   Click here to play the video.   (photo: Life.com)

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