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Lost Generation: Fears for the future in Spain

6 March 2012 Last updated at 10:31 GMT

With much of Europe racked by economic gloom, few countries are feeling the pain more than Spain which has the highest jobless rate in the EU, with almost one in four people out of work.

As part of the BBC's lost generation series Jose-Maria, a 23 year old student from Madrid shared his experiences and fears of a difficult future as Spain struggles with an unprecedented period of economic austerity.