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European protests against cuts

Thousands of protesters are striking across Europe against rising unemployment and austerity measures. Travellers flying in and out of the UK are facing disruption as a consequence.

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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

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