Bilbao

The Japanese artist, Yoko Ono, poses during the photo call to promotes her retrospective exhibition ''Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show'', at Guggenheim Musseun, in Bilbao northern Spain, Thursday, March 13, 2014. The 81-year old Japanese artist and peace activist, well known for her work in avant-garde art, gained worldwide notoriety as the widow of Beatle's pop group member John Lennon.

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Yoko Ono poses during the photocall to promote her retrospective exhibition, “Yoko Ono: Half-A-Wind Show”, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, northern Spain. The 81-year-old Japanese artist and peace activist is also well known as the widow of Beatles member John Lennon.

Actors take part in street theatre organized by the Coordinator of NGO's of the Basque Country in Bilbao...Actors take part in street theatre organized by the Coordinator of NGO's of the Basque Country in Bilbao December 19, 2013. The organization, an umbrella group for 84 Basque NGO's, performed Quien es Quien (Who's Who), an improvised theatrical piece, dressed as bankers, the wealthy and military personnel, handing out fake money to motorists and passers-by. The action was designed to draw attention to what the coordinator claims are the causes of poverty and inequality in the world. REUTERS/Vincent West (SPAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

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Actors take part in street theatre organized by the Coordinator of NGO’s of the Basque Country in Bilbao. The organization, an umbrella group for 84 Basque NGO’s, performed Quien es Quien (Who’s Who), an improvised theatrical piece, dressed as bankers, the wealthy and military personnel, handing out fake money to motorists and passers-by. The action was designed to draw attention to what the coordinator claims are the causes of poverty and inequality in the world. Read more

Pedestrians pass the "Spider Maman" steel sculpture by Louise Bourgeois on the waterside in Bilbao, Spain. Spain has covered 63.2 percent of its issuance target for 2013 including short-term bills after a debt sale yesterday and is open to other forms of funding, an Economy Ministry official said.

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Pedestrians pass the “Spider Maman” steel sculpture by Louise Bourgeois on the waterside in Bilbao, Spain. The country has covered 63.2 per cent of its issuance target for 2013, including short-term bills, after a debt sale yesterday and is open to other forms of funding, an economy ministry official said.

People walk past three men in barrel costumes holding placards

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People walk past three men in barrel costumes holding placards against the government’s social cuts during a protest called by several social groups in front of the ruling Basque Nationalist Party headquarters in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao