Taxis in Rome are on strike between 08.00 and 22.00 on Tuesday 8 May. They will also be taking part in a march from Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza SS. Apostoli between 10.00 and 14.00, which will mean diversions on 45 bus lines. Trade unions have arranged the nationwide industrial action to protest against a liberalization bill to be presented in the house of deputies on 28 and 29 May about introducing new