European protests erupt (Photos)
Across Europe, protests broke out Tuesday and Wednesday in response to austerity measures, the teetering government in Italy and alleged violence during student protests in London.
Greece: Some 40,000 people protested against austerity measures in Athens and a 24-hour strike crippled the transportation system throughout Greece. Read about the protests here.
Italy: Italy erupted in protests after Silvio Berlusconi scraped together enough votes to retain hold on parliamentary power. Read about it here.
London: After a student protester complained that he had been thrown from his wheelchair by police during last week's demonstrations in London, new protests took place at Scotland Yard. Read more about it here.
Spain: People protest against the austerity plans undertaken by the European Union in front of 'Generalitat de Catalunya' Palace in Barcelona. Read more about it here.
(H/t to Alex Balk!)
| December 15, 2010; 11:28 AM ET
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