Tens of thousands protest austerity in Brussels
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Tens of thousands took the streets of Brussels to protest against austerity measures on Thursday. According to local police, 45,000 workers and their supporters joined the protest, but union representatives put the figure at 70,000. Marching and chanting, protesters demanded an end to public spending cuts and condemned plans to increase working hours as well as extend the current retirement age.