May Day

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observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of spring

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More than at the national level, the Breton Socialist press emphasised the calm in which May Day demonstrations took place.
May Day occurs on May 1 and refers to several public holidays.
Virgin Trains, a UK-based train company, has announced disruption of services over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.
ANKARA, Apr 8, 2011 (TUR) -- Trade unions decided to celebrate this year's May Day at Taksim Square, Istanbul.
For convenience to the public, many May Day activities have been moved to the new May Day bank holiday.
Summary: The May Day bank holiday could be dropped and replaced by either a St George's Day in April or a Trafalgar Day in October.
Len McCluskey, general secretary of the Unite union, said: "The May Day holiday has a history and a tradition in its own right.
America's Forgotten Holiday: May Day and Nationalism, 1867-1960.
- Encouraging gold-base metals mineralisation intercepted in drilling at May Day including: 16m @ 1.78 g/t Au, 42 g/t Ag, 0.25% Cu, 0.95% Pb, 1.33% Zn; and 27m @ 2.12 g/t Au, 27 g/t Ag, 0.07% Cu, 0.43% Pb, 0.75% Zn.
WHY do we celebrate May Day? - Louis Shaw, Brixton, South London IT started as a Pagan ritual.
KATHMANDU, April 30 -- Concerned over the UCPN (Maoist) protest on May Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's representative to Nepal and United Nation Mission in Nepal chief Karin Landgren has dubbed Nepal's peace process as having reached a difficult phase.
May Day, May Day, how I have come to love this day.
English-style May Day celebrations had, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, become widespread and popular in certain parts of the United States.
Summary: Hundreds of thousands of European workers feeling the pinch of the economic crisis rallied at May Day protests from Moscow to Berlin to Istanbul.
4 5 2 3 1 LONDON - the big smoke celebrates May Day in style with plenty going on including the Army V Navy rugby game at Twickenham.