Farmers protest at European Union Commission in Brussels, Belgium

Farmers from across the European Union have converged on EU Commission headquarters today to express anger over milk and meat prices, blocking streets with tractors and causing traffic jams early in the day. When some protesters began throwing rocks, eggs and firecrackers at police, police responded by using water cannon.

Advice For Travellers

Minimize safety risk by avoiding the areas of the protests around the EU Commission headquarters. Expect traffic disruptions.