The Egyptian people have forced their hated ruler, Hosni Mubarak, out of office. Through mobilising massive numbers of people onto the streets, workers taking action, and refusing to back down in the face of tiny 'concessions', the uprising has won its first main goal. They now face a fight for Egypt's future.
International rail workers
Over the last few weeks, millions of French workers have been on strike over and over again to stop the government’s plans to raise the retirement age.
Tube and other transport workers in Philadelphia, USA, were on strike last Tuesday.
For a bang-up-to-date, interesting report from the rail strikers in France, click here.
One person has died and another 60 have been injured - five seriously - in a crash on Rome's underground.
A tunnel has collapsed on the Moscow subway, piercing the roof of a train car.
Tube and bus workers in New York shut down the city’s transit system in a strike that lasted 60 hours in the run-up to Christmas.