Sarkozy to crackdown on French pension reform strikes
President Sarkozy has vowed to crack down on pension reform protests which have been sweeping France bringing much of the country to a halt.
Strikes by transport workers and a week-long blockade of the country's oil refineries are causing travel chaos.
Around 2,500 petrol stations are shut, flights have been cancelled and train services disrupted.
Christian Fraser reports from Paris.
- BBC News