Passengers arrive at Nice airport, southern France, during a workers demonstration, southern France,Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. French oil workers on Tuesday defied the government's demand to get back to ... more 
Passengers arrive at Nice airport, southern France, during a workers demonstration, southern France,Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. French oil workers on Tuesday defied the government's demand to get back to work and end scattered fuel shortages, stepping up their fight against President Nicolas Sarkozy's plan to raise the retirement age to 62. Schools, trains, public transport and even garbage collection in Nice have been blocked by strikes to pressure Sarkozy to back down. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lionel Cironneau
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 10:40 AM EDT