Peugeot Ryton workers take closure protest to Paris

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PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - British car workers took their protests against the planned closure of a PSA Peugeot Citroen plant in Ryton to the French car maker's annual shareholder meeting in Paris on Wednesday. Bearing banners and handing out leaflets, several tens of the workers tried to make their case to arriving investors in Peugeot which plans to close the plant -- employing 2,300 people -- in 2007 because new investments there would be uneconomical. There were some scuffles as ...

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