"À nous de vous faire préférer le train!"
"Avec le SNCF, tout est possible"
--Former ad slogans of the SNCF (French national trains), each in turn quickly dropped
A breeder of bulls for bullfights in a hunger strike in Arles
Doctors, threatening a strike starting on Thursday 20 February
Emmaüs workers in Montpellier
Ambulance drivers in the Pyrenees, on strike
Auto inspectors on the island of Réunion, part of France
French pilots' union threatens to strike during the entire month of May (not coincidentally a big month for vacation travel with several long weekends of public holidays)
Employees of the SNCF (French national trains, toujours eux) in the north of France, calling for a tenth Sunday of strike for next weekend. Also, wildcat strikes today on the "Opal Coast" in the north of France. The head of the SNCF wants to limit future wildcat strikes to one hour. Hey, bonne chance with that!
Mr. Ramis was multitalented: he was a skilled fencer and a ritual drummer, he spoke Greek to the owners of his local coffee shop and taught himself to ski by watching skiers on television. He made his own hats from felted fleece.
--From obituary of "Ghostbusters" actor Harold Ramis (1944-2014)in the New York Times
A London judge has ordered the head of the Mormon church to appear before him and prove that the church teachings are not fraudulent.