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Spain's Deputy PM Saenz de Santamaria sets out urgent budget

Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria holds a news conference to answer questions about the country's emergency budget measures.

Madrid had been expected to outline 39bn euros ($50bn; £31bn) worth of savings, tax rises, and structural reforms, amid further anti-austerity protests.

The country is expected to seek a eurozone bailout soon, against a backdrop of a deteriorating economy and a 25% unemployment rate.

  • 27 Sep 2012
  • From the section Europe