Is Spain going Greek?: Poor economic outlook sparks protests in Madrid

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MADRID – Tens of thousands of Spanish protesters — young and old, those with jobs and those without — marched Sunday in Madrid to drive home their anger over high unemployment, bleak economic prospects and politicians they consider inept.

Similar demonstrations were being held in other cities including Barcelona in the north, Valencia in the east and Seville in the south. Police were out in force after a Wednesday protest in Barcelona turned violent.

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