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A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France

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A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France, on Wednesday. The French President on Tuesday promised measures to help livestock and dairy farmers who have been protesting for weeks over what they say is a squeeze on their profits by retailers and food processors.

A double Fordson tractor at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, where hundreds of period steam traction engines and heavy mechanical equipment are being set up for the annual Dorset gathering of steam enthusiasts. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August, 26, 2014.

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A double Fordson tractor at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, where hundreds of period steam traction engines and heavy mechanical equipment are being set up for the annual Dorset gathering of steam enthusiasts.

Geese of the Landi GmbH poultry farm are driven to their barn on October 21, 2013 in Veckenstedt, central Germany. The company brings up around 8,000 geese per year. Roast goose is a traditional dinner in Germany at Christmas and Martinmas.

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Geese on the Landi poultry farm in Veckenstedt, central Germany, are driven to their barn on Monday. The company rears about 8,000 geese per year for the Christmas table.