Spain continues to lurch towards a crisis that more and more resembles that of Greece. The austerity plan imposed by the government includes a 5% wage cut for public employees, and transportation workers have gone on strike in protest. Madrid’s metro system has been shut down, and the government is considering sending in soldiers to drive the trains.
In other news, a German man has been arrested and may face jail time for having a speech by Adolf Hitler as the ringtone on his cell phone.
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