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Anti-austerity protest turns violent in Spanish capital

Riot police confront protesters after disturbances broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Riot police confront protesters after disturbances broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Riot police confront protesters after disturbances broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Riot police stand near a vandalised bus stop after disturbances broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Riot police stand near a vandalised bus stop after disturbances broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Riot police stand near a vandalised bus stop after disturbances broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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A man holds his dog while looking at a vandalised Bankia bank window following disturbances that broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

A man holds his dog while looking at a vandalised Bankia bank window following disturbances that broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

A man holds his dog while looking at a vandalised Bankia bank window following disturbances that broke out at the end of a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Anti-austerity demonstrators sit around a fountain in Colon square as they take part in a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators sit around a fountain in Colon square as they take part in a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators sit around a fountain in Colon square as they take part in a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Anti-austerity demonstrators crowd into Colon square as they take part in a demonstration which organisers have labeled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators crowd into Colon square as they take part in a demonstration which organisers have labeled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators crowd into Colon square as they take part in a demonstration which organisers have labeled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Anti-austerity demonstrators take part in a demonstration which organisers have labeled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators take part in a demonstration which organisers have labeled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators take part in a demonstration which organisers have labeled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Anti-austerity demonstrators take part in a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators take part in a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Anti-austerity demonstrators take part in a demonstration which organisers have labelled the "Marches of Dignity" in Madrid, March 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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