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The Europe Report: Grandmas hit the streets in Austria over new benefits laws | All Charts News - breaking news english

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Date created : 16/05/2019 – 18:20Latest update : 16/05/2019 – 19:21

In this European election update, our reporters hit the streets of Vienna where new rules over family benefits have sparked debate – and even inspired protests by groups like “Grandmas Against The Right.”

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