A family facing eviction in Madrid
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Fears of Spanish family on the brink of eviction

Workers and students across the European Union took part in strikes and protests on Wednesday against austerity measures. In Spain, unemployment is about 25% - the highest rate in Europe - and the economic crisis is now resulting in waves of evictions and repossessions.

Sanchia Berg meets one family on the verge of losing their home.

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  • 15 Nov 2012
  • From the section Europe