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Tuesday, 12 September, 2000, 13:49 GMT 14:49 UK
In pictures: Going nowhere fast
From snowy Norway to sunny Haiti, the price of oil has sparked protests, blockades and strikes. The UK and Belgium are worst-hit by the action, which started after French protesters won tax cuts.

Empty blockaded road in Brussels
Sound of silence: The deserted heart of Brussels

UK Cyclist passing queue of lorries
Two wheels good: A British cyclist beats the protest

Saarbruecken - protester opposed to oil use
Dump the pump: A German calls for oil use to be cut

Belgian policeman
Flagging down: A Belgian policeman signals cars to stop

Barricade on the Belgian-French border
No entry: Belgium's border with France is blocked...

French-Belgium border
... by determined lorry drivers

Oslo protest
Winter of discontent: Snowy protest scenes in Oslo

Haiti residents find other ways to get around
Hot spot: Haiti streets are empty after a petrol strike

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