Mass of umbrellas at Greek rally
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Greece general strike: Rain pours on protesters

6 November 2013 Last updated at 18:36 GMT

Workers in Greece are holding a 24-hour general strike over continuing cuts, as international lenders decide whether to unlock further bailout money.

Flights and other transport have been disrupted by action in both the public and private sectors, and schools and hospitals have also been affected.

But torrential rain in Athens limited public protests, as the BBC's Mark Lowen explained.