European dairy farmers spray milk powder over the EU Council building to protest against the crisis in their sector in Brussels, on January 23, 2017. The drop in milk prices and the growth of expenses caused many farmers to be on the brink of bankruptcy. The EU Council has recently ruled to gradually return the stock of milk powder purchased to support the farmers during the price crisis last year into the market; the farmers are concerned this will exasperate their condition.

Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP Photo / East News

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