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Single market: Baggage handlers protest at EU plans

The single market aimed to open up services across Europe to competition 20 years ago, but there are still areas of the economy where it has not been brought in.

That includes airport baggage handling where staff have been protesting in Strasbourg, as MEPs discussed a proposal to liberalise the market in this area - but voted to send it back for more discussion.

Susana Mendonca reports from Strasbourg.

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  • 14 Dec 2012
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