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Farmers descend on Brussels to demand fairer EU subsidies

Eastern and Western European farmers are squabbling over a reduced EU money pot

Hundreds of farmers from across Europe protested for higher EU agriculture subsidies outside the European Council in Brussels on Thursday, where European leaders are braced for…

  • Eddy Wax
  • Politico

Farmers from Belgium, Ireland, Spain, Italy and the Baltics blocked streets with around 100 tractors and set off fireworks, denouncing hefty impending cuts to the…

“We want to give a signal to the European leaders that it’s crucial to maintain a very strong European budget for agriculture,” said Sonja De… 

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