Channel Islands

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Jersey issues 49 more fishing licences to French boats amid row
Officials from France and UK to meet in Brussels after threats from both sides in post-Brexit dispute

Jamie Grierson and Rowena Mason

01, Nov, 2021 @3:23 PM

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UK summons French ambassador as fishing rights row escalates
Two Royal Navy vessels put in ‘high readiness’ to tackle potential port blockades

Daniel Boffey in Brussels, and Dan Sabbagh

28, Oct, 2021 @6:24 PM

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PM vows to hit back if France breaks post-Brexit fishing agreement
No 10 threatens retaliation against French measures including port ban on British fishing boats

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

28, Oct, 2021 @5:42 AM

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France threatens to cut UK and Jersey energy supply in fishing row
French government pushing EU to take stronger stance in dispute over access to Channel waters

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

05, Oct, 2021 @5:33 PM

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France warns UK of ‘retaliation’ as Jersey braces for blockade in fishing row
Channel island’s government rejected third of French boats and ordered them out of its waters within 30 days

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

29, Sep, 2021 @9:48 PM

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Jersey becomes ‘ark’ for endangered lizards rescued from oil spill
Skinks and geckos saved from disaster on Mauritian islets have successfully bred in zoo

Patrick Barkham

23, May, 2021 @5:45 AM

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It’s a win-win if UK loses war with France
If victory eludes us in the row over fishing rights around Jersey, the prospect of Macron at No 10 has much to recommend it

Ed Cumming

09, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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From the Normandy coast, the Jersey whelk wars look like sabotage
Locals in the port of Granville think the row between France and the UK over fishing makes no sense

John Lichfield in Granville, Manche

09, May, 2021 @8:15 AM

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‘We’re piggy in the middle’: Brexit has made life impossible, say Jersey fishers
Their families have been fishing here for decades but despite promises of frictionless trade, the market for their fish is disappearing

Steven Morris in St Helier, Jersey

07, May, 2021 @1:10 PM

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EU accuses UK as France seeks to ‘rapidly defuse’ Jersey fishing row
France moves to calm diplomatic waters but Brussels says Britain has breached terms of Brexit trade deal

Lisa O'Carroll, Jon Henley and Daniel Boffey

06, May, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Now is not the time to draw battle lines against France | Letters
Letters: Gunboat diplomacy in a fishing dispute is wrong when we need to work together to tackle a pandemic, writes Rev Kenneth Cross, while John Richards says this is not worth losing a life over and Peter Hepworth blames Brexit for the tensions

Letters

06, May, 2021 @4:05 PM

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What is behind the dispute over fishing rights around Jersey?
British navy patrol boats, protesting French fishers and Brexit – a summary of the escalating row

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

06, May, 2021 @11:17 AM

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