Romanian riot police has fired tear gas during clashes with demonstrators protesting against austerity cuts in the capital, Bucharest. Some of the protesters have used petrol bombs.
At least nine people, including policemen, were injured in what was the third consecutive day of protests.
The rallies began in solidarity with a popular health official who had quit in protest against health care reforms.
But the protests have since widened to include general discontent with the government’s policies.
There were smaller demonstrations in other Romanian cities as well.