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Protestors shout during a demonstration near the Spanish Parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Spain's Parliament has taken on the appearance of a heavily guarded fortress with dozens of police blocking access from every possible angle ahead of a protest against the conservative government's handling of the economic crisis. Banner reads "Meat for the grinder." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza)

Mass evictions in Spain

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.