Saturday 14 July 2012


The deep public anger in Spain over cuts and debts shows no sign of abating ~ with further clashes in the capital. Riot police tried to keep back crowds of hundreds of people, incensed by yet more belt-tightening approved by the government on Friday. The wage cuts and tax hikes are in exchange for a Eurozone bailout to save the country's ailing banking sector. And in Greece ~ which is in the third year of a painful austerity drive ~ public fury is taking on new forms, as Jacob Greaves reports. But first, a small collection of images, mainly from Athens.



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