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Opel U-turn sparks German strikes


Opel workers in Germany have been attending a mass rally outside US parent company General Motors' (GM) headquarters.

Thousands of the 25,000 workers from Opel's four factories gathered in Ruesselsheim to protest at GM's refusal to sell its European operations.

Union leader Klaus Franz spoke about the workers protest.


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