September 30, 2010
Strikes and demonstrations caused chaos across Europe yesterday as rioters clashed with police and cities were brought to a standstill.
Tens of thousands of people marched through Brussels in a protest against spending cuts in the European Union.
In Barcelona, a general strike turned violent, with officers firing rubber bullets after being attacked by a mob who set police cars on fire.
Thousands of Britons were caught up in the chaos as the Spanish strikers grounded hundreds of flights.