Protests in Athens outside Greek Parliament
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Greece braces for parliament vote of confidence

Protesters in Greece have been gathering outside parliament shouting slogans against austerity measures as the government prepares for a critical vote of confidence.

Greece is battling to avoid defaulting on huge loans next month and will need a second international bail-out dependent on further spending cuts being pushed through parliament.

The BBC's Joanna Gosling describes the scene in Athens.

  • 21 Jun 2011
  • From the section Europe