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Taxis on strike throughout Italy

(ANSA) – ROME, NOV 24 – Taxi drivers all over Italy were
striking on Wednesday in a protest against the government’s
competition bill, which unions say introduces deregulation
favouring multinationals against small independent drivers.
   
The strike started at 8:00 and runs until 22:00.
   
Rome’s central Piazza della Repubblica was closed to traffic as
thousands of taxi drivers gathered there for a march. (ANSA).
   

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