Workers at Greece’s biggest power company, PPC, have clashed with riot police as they protested against a new property tax in Athens.
Members of the firm’s labour union oppose PPC being tasked with collecting the tax through Greeks’ electricity bills.
Athens police said 15 arrests were made.
Unions have vowed to fight austerity measures agreed with the country’s international creditors.
Greece requested an initial rescue package in May last year.
It needs an eight-billion-euro instalment before Christmas or the state will run out of money.
The new government, with an unelected former central banker at the helm, is still negotiating the details of a second bailout worth one hundred and thirty billion euros.
- 1Japanese volcano erupts on nuclear power station island
- 2US: Cars parked on frozen lake rescued after ice cracks
- 3One of world’s biggest container ships stranded on German river
- 4Pegida fails to ignite as Europe-wide anti-Muslim protests fizzle
- 5S Korea denounces N Korea rocket launch as ‘unacceptable provocation’
- 1euronews live TV - News | euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 2International news | euronews, latest international news
- 3Most Istanbul blast victims ‘were German’, says Turkey
- 4Madrid to appeal Catalan road to independence from Spain
- 5Hope vs harsh reality: challenges to global education goals in the 21st century
- 6Thousands in Bucharest blame corruption for Friday’s nightclub blaze
- 7Moldova: protesters storm Parliament
- 8Partnering to grow Europe
- 9Norway sends Syrian refugees back to Russia
- 10Extras : euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 11Merroussis clinches the 33rd Athens Authentic Marathon
- 12‘National’ funeral for Celine Dion’s husband ‘over the top’
- 13Jorge Lorenzo clinches his third MotoGP title in Valencia
- 14Brussels remains on high alert: ‘multiple operations underway’ across Belgium
- 15Benzema questioned in French sex tape case
- 16Special Reports : euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 17Paris: “I would rather see my brother in prison than in a cemetery”
- 18Caught by the Maasai at mid-on ‘Warriors’ play cricket
- 19latest Learning World - All Programmes | euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 20account : euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
Latest world news
More problems at FYROM-Greek border slows refugees’ journey north
Taiwan quake: baby rescued 30 hours after building collapses, scores still inside
Two Koreas, two reactions after illegal rocket launch
US: Rubio under fire from rivals during Republican presidential debate
Haiti leaders clinch last-minute deal to form interim government
Wires > News
- 16:39 CET Fire on Mexico Pemex platform kills two workers, now under control
- 16:22 CET Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom
- 16:14 CET UAE says ready to support anti-Islamic State coalition with troops
- 16:09 CET Irish finance minister sets out income tax plan, would raise…
- 16:03 CET Obscure at home, ‘Texas Daddy’ is a right-wing darling in Japan
- 16:00 CET Insight – Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some…
- 14:44 CET Burundi grenade attacks kill four, including a child
- 14:40 CET Algerian lawmakers pass constitutional reforms, opposition dismiss