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Spanish protests at property repossessions

With millions now out of work and the Spanish economy contracting, one of the country's biggest problems is the vast number of people who now cannot afford the repayments on their mortgage.

In the first nine months of last year, the authorities in Spain repossessed nearly 50,000 properties.

However, as Tom Burridge reports from Madrid, a protest movement is running a nationwide campaign to stop the evictions going ahead.

  • 17 Feb 2012
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