27/11/2019 A convoy of tractors throttled the A1 autoroute, an artery that links Paris the north of France and its ports, on Wednesday morning. The farmers are demanding a meeting with Emmanuel Macron.
27/06/2022 The A30 is blocked by farmers at the exit to Lunteren. Farmers also occupy an exit on the N35 near Ommen. Dozens of tractors drive towards Assen on the A28. A number of tractor drivers evaded the police by driving further along the roadside. Farmers also gather at Winterswijk (Gelderland) and Schaijk (North Brabant). It is not yet known exactly what they will do and where they are headed.
30/06/2022 The farmers assembled at different locations, including at bridges across motorways to attract the attention of the general public. Another protest action was seen in Ravels, where hundreds of official protest letters against the Flemish nitrogen policy were handed over recently.
07/01/2021 A cacophony of rumbling engines, Punjabi tunes and rousing slogans filled the air as rows of tractors took over the roads at the Singhu border for the protest march by farmers on Monday. Thousands of farmers who have been protesting at the Delhi-Haryana borders for over 40 days took out a tractor march to strengthen their agitation against the new farm laws.
28/12/2021 But it didn't help. The VRT's traffic specialist Hajo Beeckman was talking of a gridlock in a tweet. Belgium is popular with Dutch tourists for the moment. This can also be seen in Ghent, where they account for 80 percent of overnight bookings. The hotels in Ghent are enjoying an occupation rate of 95 percent until tomorrow.
02/12/2021 In the course of the morning taxi drivers plan to blockade several roads and intersections. Expect the greatest disruption in the European District and on approaches from Leuven. The taxi drivers promised a difficult rush hour for commuters, and this is what they got with traffic brought to a standstill at Schuman and elsewhere.
13/10/2022 New Zealand News, Opinions and Politics . Farmers getting tractors ready to hit the roads ... Farmers getting tractors ready to hit the roads. Thread starter Bungholio; Start ... Lambing and calving are pretty much over now and once the crops are in the ground more farmers will have time to make ...
02/12/2021 Virologist Emmanuel Andr has revealed that a third and fourth case of the new omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected in Belgium. Two other cases were confirmed earlier in the week.
02/12/2021 Sixty-six primaries are affected as well as 46 secondary schools and three boarding schools. Last week only 69 of Flanders 4,000 schools had had to close entirely due to the pandemic.
26/09/2021 Big crowds come out to watch the riders along Flemish roads. Hundreds of thousands of people have come out to watch the men's race of the world road cycling championships. The video shows the start in Antwerp and an early passage of the riders at the Wijnpers in Leuven. Taste the atmosphere here in a video and various pictures.
07/11/2022 At around 8 am on Monday morning there were traffic jams totaling more than 300 kilometers on motorways and main roads in Flanders. For the country as a whole the total length of the tailbacks reached 370km. This made Monday mornings rush hour the busiest morning rush hour so far this year. The VRTs traffic expert Hajo Beeckman says that this is ...
17/10/2022 The Governments emissions tax will cut food production by up to 20% in some sectors, ripping the heart of out of our rural communities, but barely touch net global emissions as foreign, less efficient farmers take Kiwi farmers place in international markets. All this, while households across New Zealand pay more and more for food in the middle of ...
14/10/2022 Oct 13, 2022. #124. MrSpankhips said: I think it's a good thing. A series of very small eruptions releases pressure and goes some way to mitigating the risk of a large explosive eruption. A tractor blocking a motorway is only going to give a farmer a more swollen head. It's not hippy shit.
13/10/2022 Oct 13, 2022. #107. I'm not ready to make nice! I supported grounswell back in July 2021 when they rallied their tractors to the big smoke, I got on board with their position. Now I'm a bit sorry but Groundswell were very clear with me that they did NOT want my support during their last protest.
Tens of thousands of protesting farmers drove long lines of tractors on roads in central Delhi (ITO and Minto Road) on Tuesday, breaking through police barricades and defying tear gas.
14/10/2022 Thats why were firing up the tractors and asking for you to support your local protest at midday on Thursday, 20 October. Come by tractor, truck, ute, car, or on foot this is our chance to show the Government that the public backs our farmers and rejects this punitive, counterproductive, and unworkable tax.
13/10/2022 Tractor tires wear out fast on roads, can't be that badly off if they can throw money down the drain. If one can't make a living from their farm, orchard or veggie patch, they will not care if the tyres on their tractor are fine or not. I have mine on the back now for 12 Years, the profile is fine, just the sidewalls are starting to crack, the ...
13/10/2022 The most likely heavily mortgaged tractors [the new ones only] are tools of trade. The animals will take care of themselves because those on the protest have got them on spring pasture, done the docking etc & made sure that their animals are OK on their own for a week or so - that's how farming works. 5.
06/02/2021 Thousands of farmers across India blocked roads on Saturday with makeshift tents, tractors, trucks and boulders to pressure the government to roll back agricultural reforms that have triggered months-long protests.