Further strikes disrupt Greece and Spain

By Andy Rice 29 June 2010

On Tuesday Greek unions held a strike to protest against a higher retirement age and cuts to workers' pension plans, while their Spanish counterparts also staged a demonstration to display their anger over planned pay cuts. Euro zone banks are due to repay a €442 billion emergency liquidity loan on Thursday, and the strikes couldn't have come at a worse time. Read more: Reuters



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"The soul is known by its acts" ~ Thomas Aquinas