June 15, 2011

Greeks protest against rescue, call for jobs

Greek police have fired tear gas at protestors attempting to block off access to the parliament in Athens, as over 20,000 angry demonstrators tried to prevent MPs from voting on new austerity measures needed to secure more bailout cash.

European finance chiefs are hammering out the details of this rescue plan at the moment, trying to prevent the first sovereign default in the European Union. Read more.