Things are going from bad to worse in Athens tonight.
Protesters are throwing fireworks and petrol bombs as clouds of tear gas cover Syntagma Square.
The police have now cleared half of the area outside Greece's parliament building, but they are involved in running battles with campaigners on the city's streets.
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