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French air traffic controllers call for 6-day strike

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It's summertime! Cue the French air traffic strike. On Tuesday, members of France's two biggest air traffic controllers' unions will start a six-day walkout, The Telegraph reports.

The strike action will coincide with a rail protest that is the biggest industrial action in years, according to the paper.

The unions are protesting budget cuts. A similar strike last summer cut France's air traffic in half, the paper reported.

Read the full Telegraph report here.

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