Public transport workers in Greece joined the growing wave of strikes today against new austerity measures that the country's creditors are demanding in return for rescue loans.
Underground, tram and trolley-bus services stopped for 24 hours in Athens, while judges and doctors are turning away most cases and tax workers will walk out tomorrow.
And as they were striking, Greece's coalition government parties met and failed again to agree on the details of a cuts package.
The package is expected to include more salary and pension cuts but coalition partners are deeply divided.
"Nothing has been finalised," Democratic Left leader Fotis Kouvelis said after the talks.
Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras confirmed the three-party talks had again failed, describing negotiations as "very difficult."
Asked when he thought agreement would be reached, he replied: "I don't know."
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