Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Greece today for her first visit since the European debt crisis began. Greeks aren't laying out the welcome mat though, as masses come out to protest against German-led austerity.
Whispers and nameless sources this morning are signaling Spain is preparing to ask the European Central Bank for a sovereign bailout causing bond and equity markets in Europe to zig and zag throughout the day.