Austerity protests sweep EU

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

A protester is detained by plain clothes policemen, during a demonstration in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Labor unions organized a march of nearly 100,000 workers of the European Union institutions to protest the budget slashing plans and austerity measures of governments seeking to control spiraling debt. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

A protester is detained by plain clothes policemen, during a demonstration in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Labor unions organized a march of nearly 100,000 workers of the European Union institutions to protest the budget slashing plans and austerity measures of governments seeking to control spiraling debt. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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