Uncollected rubbish in Athens
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Strikes and occupations continue in Greece

As politicians try to drag Europe out of its debt crisis, it's not difficult to find examples of why action is so desperately needed.

In Greece, public transport is due to grind to a halt yet again.

Workers are striking to protest against the country's austerity measures. And rubbish is piling up in streets across the country as collectors stay away from work. Malcolm Brabant reports.

  • 13 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe
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