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Europe unites in anti-austerity protests

CAUSE:People across Europe took to the streets to protest rising unemployment, spending cuts and tax hikes, resulting in clashes with police in Spain and Italy

The Guardian, ROME, ATHENS, PARIS and MADRID

The prospect of up to 150,000 civil servants being fired by 2015, a central tenet of the 13.5 billion euros (US$17.2 billion) austerity package passed in Athens last week, is another grievance. The first wave is to be laid off by December.

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