Trade unions are protesting limits on wage increases during times of economic growth and want better conditions for early retirement, minimum wages and better education on the job.
The passenger train was heading towards the capital Copenhagen when a tarpaulin on a freight train hit it as it was going in the opposite direction, prompting it to brake suddenly, media reports say. Police said 16 people were injured.
Since the 1960s, steams trains disappeared from the track in the UK. But now they are making a comeback.
The bullet train will run for the next three months between the western cities of Osaka and Fukuoka, the West Japan Railway Company says. There are hopes one of the country's most famous exports will boost tourism.
The unions are protesting French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revoke a special status that allows rail drivers to retain jobs and other benefits for life.
Major disruption for 4.5 million daily train passengers as stoppages will occur for two days out of five every week. Workers are striking to stop President Macron's proposed overhaul at state rail operator SNCF.
Struggling with debts of 46.6 billion euros, the government of President Emmanuel Macron believes it has no option but to push through reforms that have made the labour unions unhappy.
Officials say 70 more were injured after a train carrying 147 passengers collided with a freight train in the eastern US state.
Visitors have been stuck in the mountain resort of Zermatt for two days after snow blocked road and rail links.
The collision between the bus and a train happened near the city of Vladimir, east of Moscow.
China touts its new One Belt, One Road initiative as "a project of the century" at a summit highlighting its growing leadership on globalisation.
The train was carrying 600 to 700 people when it derailed at a station in Brooklyn seriously damaging the first two cars, according to fire department officials who added that all injuries are non-life threatening.
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