ECB opens new HQ under heavy police presence

Police fortify barriers surrounding the new building of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on March 17, 2015The European Central Bank officially inaugurates its new 1.3-billion euro headquarters in Frankfurt on Wednesday, under tight security with more than 10,000 anti-austerity demonstrators planning a protest rally. The ECB already moved into the 185-metre (605-foot), steel and glass towers, situated on the Main river running through Germany’s financial capital, late last year.

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