'Madrid miner crackdown will fuel Spanish protests' [Carlos Delclos © RT]
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There have been clashes in Madrid as police cracked down on anti-austerity demonstrators marching across the city. Security forces fired rubber bullets at thousands of people, who walked out to support coal miners, angry at the loss of industry subsidies.
That's as Prime Minister Rajoy announced new cuts and tax hikes to save €65 billion in return for an EU bank bailout. Sociologist Carlos Delclos says the government is losing its legitimacy.