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Angry protesters go on strike in Europe over austerity

Protestors shout at police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in central Valencia. Credit: REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Students hold signs and placards during a demonstration against austerity measures in downtown Rome. Credit: REUTERS/Tony Gentile
Protesters shout slogans at Bankia's headquarters in Valencia. Credit: Heino Kalis / Reuters

Disruption to flights from Heathrow and Gatwick continues

Transport delays amid strikes across Europe

Travellers have been faced with delays and cancellations today as a series of General Strikes take place across Europe. British Airways and easyJet are among the airlines forced to cancel flights from the UK.

Passengers arrive at an airport during a 24-hour general strike in Lisbon, Portugal. Credit: REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
A passenger waits on an empty platform at the Thalys high-speed train terminal at Brussels Midi/Zuid rail station during an European strike. Credit: REUTERS/Yves Herman

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