Travellers can breathe again. The strike planned by British Airways cabin crews for the Christmas period has been prevented by a UK high court ruling. The judge agreed with the airline that the crews’ union had not carried out a proper ballot. As a result, the court’s injunction means the 12-day strike cannot go ahead. Should the union, Unite, now go ahead with another vote, no strike could happen before 2010. For more, read the BBC
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