Angry French farmers blockade tourist site for second day

Farmers use tractors to block the highway between Quimper and Brest during a demonstration against the market prices of their products, on July 21, 2015 in Quimper, west FranceFurious over low milk and meat prices, French farmers blockaded access to Mont Saint-Michel, one of the country’s top tourist spots, for a second day on Tuesday. Dairy, beef and pork farmers in Europe’s leading agricultural power rolled out dozens of tractors to block roads leading to the Normandy towns of Caen and Evreux, as well as the world heritage site monastery at Mont Saint-Michel on the north coast. President Francois Hollande said an emergency plan to help the farmers would be presented at his weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

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