Tens of thousands in peaceful protests in Barcelona

Tens of thousands of people are out on the streets of Barcelona protesting against the austerity cuts.

There are lots of families, students and union members. Plenty of firecrackers are going off but everything appears peaceful.

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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.