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Budget cuts blamed for Spain brain drain

Austerity measures condemned for Spain's brightest scientists leaving to find jobs elsewhere.

Last Modified: 14 Jun 2013 19:34
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Investing in innovation was one of the government's priorities before the recession hit Spain.

Scientists, however, say that the financial crisis has damaged the country's future. They're holding demonstrations against government budget cuts, arguing that the new policies are forcing some of the country's best and brightest away from Spain.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Zaragoza in north-east Spain.

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