Austerity protests sweep EU

Marches and strikes across the European Union protest austerity measures to reel in spiraling debt.

A protesting truck driver argues with policeman, left, after officers inspected vehicles during a demonstration at a highway toll station, in Elefsina , near Athens, on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Greece has already endured two weeks of protests by truck drivers who have made it difficult for businesses to get supplies. Bus and trolley drivers walked off the job for several hours while Athens' metro system and tram were to shut down at noon. National railway workers walked off the job at noon, disrupting rail connections across the country, while doctors at state hospitals went on a 24-hour strike.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A protesting truck driver argues with policeman, left, after officers inspected vehicles during a demonstration at a highway toll station, in Elefsina , near Athens, on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Greece has already endured two weeks of protests by truck drivers who have made it difficult for businesses to get supplies. Bus and trolley drivers walked off the job for several hours while Athens' metro system and tram were to shut down at noon. National railway workers walked off the job at noon, disrupting rail connections across the country, while doctors at state hospitals went on a 24-hour strike.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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