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Thousands of Greek trade unions have taken to the streets of Athens in protest against the country's austerity measures in government.
Trade unions in Greece will go on general strike today for the first time since the conservative-led coalition government came to power in June.
The 24-hour walkout is in protest to new government austerity cuts predicted to be more than 11.5bn euros (£9bn).
Schools, hospitals, ferries and government services will all be shut today.
Around 50% of working people in Greece are said to belong to a trade union.
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For the first time last week, an outpouring of public anger succeeded in forcing a European leader to back down on austerity plans.
Greek riot police fired tear gas at hooded protesters hurling petrol bombs and stones as tens of thousands took to the streets.