Portugal declares ‘energy crisis’ as fuel supply runs low

FILE PHOTO: A plane takes off at Lisbon airport, Portugal July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante/File Photo

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal declared an “energy crisis” on Tuesday after a strike by fuel truck drivers hit the country, forcing the government to order striking workers to get back on the road immediately as airports resorted to emergency reserves. Demanding better workers’ rights, fuel truck drivers started a strike on Monday but guaranteed the […]

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