Seemingly unworried about the effects of Italy's budget farce on the markets, workers begin an...

|By:, SA News Editor

Seemingly unworried about the effects of Italy's budget farce on the markets, workers begin an 8-hour general strike to protest the government's €45.5B austerity proposals, which are due to be debated in the Senate today. Despite the workers' actions, the center-left opposition will allow a swift vote.