Protesters clash with police in Madrid, Spain

Yesterday, about 1000 people protested at parliament buildings for the resignation of government officials over Spain's economic crisis, leading to 29 people injured in clashes with police.

Travellers to Spain should be aware of the current political tensions and the economic crisis with an unemployment rate which has surged to 27 percent and about 6.2 million out of work. Avoid public gatherings and protests as the situation can become violent without warning.

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