Mass evictions in Spain

Protestors march as they hold banners reading, 'No financial cuts' during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. Madrid proposes selling off the management of six of 20 public hospitals and 27 of 268 health centers. Spain's regions are struggling with a combined debt of €145 billion ($190 billion) as the country's economy contracts into a double-dip recession triggered by a 2008 real estate crash. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

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Demonstrators have clashed with police on the streets of Madrid in an upsurge of popular anger at new austerity measures being imposed on the country's teetering economy, which has resulted in unemployment and mass evictions.

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