Fuel protests rage as “global solution” urged

This is a Reuters news bulletin. this is what is happening in Europe this very minute.

Why is this not on our mainstream media’s front page. It’s not like it gets any cheaper here either.

By Andrew Roche

LONDON (Reuters) – The pain of soaring oil prices provoked new protests in Europe on Wednesday, and Britain called for “global solutions” to the energy crisis.

Bulgarian truck drivers rallied, following the lead of British and French truckers and French fishermen in a wave of demonstrations and blockades by groups which say fuel costs threaten their livelihoods.

Complicating the issue for governments in a continent dependent on imported energy, many protesters blame high duties on fuel imposed by their governments as much as international oil prices.

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