French farmers on fresh egg-breaking rampage
PLOUGUER, France (AFP) - A group of French farmers has been on another egg-breaking rampage in Brittany, destroying 100,000 outside a tax office a day after a similar protest over low prices.
The nebulous collective, which communicates through an unnamed spokesman, has pledged to smash 100,000 eggs in public places every day until the government meets its demands for measures to be taken to raise prices.
On Wednesday evening, the farmers went to the town of Carhaix in Brittany in France's north-west and hurled pallets full of eggs from a truck on to the road in front of the tax office.
The previous night, they had destroyed 100,000 eggs in the neighbouring Cotes d'Armor department near a supermarket and at a roundabout.