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Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Solid start to General Strike in Spain‏

Early reports from Spain indicate an overwhelming response to the general gtrike called in opposition to austerity measures introduced by the Zapatero-led Government. Unions started the general strike by marching through Madrid and other cities. The BBC reports that there has been mass picketing outside bus and metro stations since midnight.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11432579