Sunday, 5 December 2010

Spanish Air Staff End Strike After Jail Threat..

'Spain's air traffic controllers were marched back to work by armed military police yesterday after a sudden walkout threw much of European airspace into chaos.
Thousands of passengers were still waiting for their flights home last night after the Spanish government declared a "state of alert", giving the military the power to imprison those who refused to return to work! It was the first time such powers had been exercised since the death of General Franco 35 years ago.'
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