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Belgium: firefighters spray premier's office

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Striking Belgian fire crews have sprayed the country’s cabinet building in Brussels in protest against proposed changes to pensions that ministers inside were planning.
 
Raising the pension age is one of several  measures aimed at reducing the public sector deficit. Unions say a firefighter’s job is too physically demanding to make them work longer.