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Greece: 'A new level of social crisis'

16 June 2011 Last updated at 02:15 BST

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is to form a new government as he tries to win support for austerity measures demanded by the EU and IMF, amid riots in the capital Athens.

Newsnight's Paul Mason reports from the streets of Athens where unions held a general strike and police clashed with anti-austerity protesters.