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A '''[[Spain|Spanish]] baggage-handlers' strike''' was a [[Wikipedia:Strike action|labour strike]] among the baggage handlers of Spain that took place for at least two weeks during the summer of [[1995]]. This strike resulted in a record number of holidaymakers being stranded on the strike's second week, a fact that was the top story of [[Surrey]]'s local news on the day [[Harry Potter]] was listening to it from the [[Dursley family|Dursley's]] [[hydrangea]] bushes.<ref>{{OOTP}} - Chapter 1 (''Dudley Demented'')</ref>
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A '''[[Spain|Spanish]] baggage-handlers' strike''' was a [[Wikipedia:Strike action|labour strike]] among the baggage handlers of Spain that took place for at least two weeks during the summer of [[1995]]. This strike resulted in a record number of holidaymakers being stranded on the strike's second week, a fact that was the top story of [[Surrey]]'s local news on the day [[Harry Potter]] was listening to it from the [[Dursley family|Dursley's]] [[hydrangea]] bushes.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 1 (''Dudley Demented'')</ref>
   
 
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Spanish baggage-handlers' strike
Event information
Location

Spanish airports

Date(s)

August, 1995

Participant(s)

Spanish baggage-handlers

Description

A strike among Spanish baggage-handlers that disrupted air traffic for weeks.

"Give 'em a lifelong siesta, I would."
Vernon Dursley's opinion on how he'd handle the strikers.[src]

A Spanish baggage-handlers' strike was a labour strike among the baggage handlers of Spain that took place for at least two weeks during the summer of 1995. This strike resulted in a record number of holidaymakers being stranded on the strike's second week, a fact that was the top story of Surrey's local news on the day Harry Potter was listening to it from the Dursley's hydrangea bushes.[1]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 1 (Dudley Demented)

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