Cypriots take to the streets in anti-government protests

People march to the parliament during a protest in Nicosia today.
People march to the parliament during a protest in Nicosia today. Credit: REUTERS/Andreas Manolis
Union leader of bank addresses thousands of bank employees.
Union leader of bank addresses thousands of bank employees. Credit: REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
Thousands of bank employees protest outside the Finance Ministry.
Thousands of bank employees protest outside the Finance Ministry. Credit: REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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UK customers escape bank levy

Around 15,000 savers in the UK arm of stricken Cypriot bank Laiki will see their deposits protected under British rules and will escape the Cyprus banking levy.