Time for Growth Austerity Has 'Reached its Limits,' Barroso Says

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso has said that Europe has reached the political limits of its austerity measures, suggesting that crisis countries should get more time to consolidate their budgets. But Germany warned against changing course on Tuesday.
Health workers march against austerity in Madrid on April 21.

Health workers march against austerity in Madrid on April 21.

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kla -- with wire reports