Greeks walk out in general strike over new austerity measures

Transport and public services across Greece have been severely affected by a general strike.

The walkout was called by the country’s two biggest trade unions over new austerity measures.

The industrial action comes a day before parliament is set to vote on controversial reforms which will cut pensions and end tax breaks.

In Athens, thousands of people took to the streets in protest.

“If these measures are passed things will be very difficult, and the growth they are talking about is not f…
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