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Royal Navy patrolling Jersey waters as French boats stage fishing rights protest

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Two Royal Navy vessels are patrolling waters around Jersey as dozens of French boats gathered near the island's main port in protest over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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Fishing fury: French warship sent to UK port over Royal Navy threat in Seventies

Fishing fury: French warship sent to UK port over Royal Navy threat in Seventies

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

FRENCH FISHING boats have flocked to Jersey to protest their lack of access post-Brexit and two Royal Navy vessels were sent to patrol the waters but documents unearthed by Express.co.uk exposed that fishing tensions once escalated so much France actually sent a warship to a UK port.
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Royal Navy patrolling Jersey waters as French boats stage fishing rights protest

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

HMS Severn and HMS Tamar have been deployed by the UK Government to ‘monitor the situation'.
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Newslinks for Thursday 6th May 2021

Newslinks for Thursday 6th May 2021

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Royal Navy ships sail for Jersey in fishing row with France
“Boris Johnson ordered two Royal Navy patrol vessels to sail to the Channel Islands last night amid fears that French fishing boats were preparing to blockade Jersey's main port. In a marked escalation of tensions over post-Brexit fishing rights, Downing Street said the prime minister acted after intelligence suggested that a fleet of 60 boats was preparing to block access to St Helier. Government sources accused the French authorities of rejecting attempts to defuse the crisis. Dozens of French boats arrived at the harbour this...
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Royal Navy ships patrol Jersey as French boats threaten blockade in fishing row

Royal Navy ships patrol Jersey as French boats threaten blockade in fishing row

1 month ago   |   By Metro

One Jersey fisherman described the scenes at St Helier as looking ‘like an invasion'
Two Royal Navy ships have been sent to Jersey ‘as a precaution' over concerns of a possible blockade of the island's main port amid an ongoing row with France about post-Brexit fishing rights.
HMS Severn and HMS Tamar were deployed to ‘monitor the situation' as a fleet of French fishing vessels descended on the port of St Helier in protest at the lack of access to waters around the Channel Island.
Paris earlier threatened to cut off power to the island as part of ‘retaliatory measures', accusing Jersey of...
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Royal Navy Jersey stand-off live updates - Two gunships arrive as 100 French fisherman vow ‘act of war' to blockade port

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

TWO Royal Navy gunships have arrived off Jersey to protect the island from the threat of a French blockade.
Around 100 French fishing vessels began arriving at the island just after 6am and some on board were setting off flares as a huge row develops over post-Brexit fishing rights.
Locals in the capital Saint Helier said tensions are running “very high” today as footage shows boats descending on the small island - just 14 miles from the French coast.
HMS Severn, which has previously been used to shadow Russian navy warships, and HMS Tamar arrived near Jersey earlier this morning.
Boris'...
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Jersey blockade mapped: Two navy frigates move in to defend island from French blockade

Jersey blockade mapped: Two navy frigates move in to defend island from French blockade

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

FRENCH fishing boats have descended on Jersey after threatening to blockade the island's main port amid an escalating row with France over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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Royal Navy ships patrolling Jersey amid post-Brexit fishing rights row

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

HMS Severn and HMS Tamar have been deployed to ‘monitor the situation' at the Channel Island.
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Thursday briefing: Jersey tensions as navy sent to protect port

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

French fishing vessels threaten blockade over access to waters... voters head to the polls... China space rocket set for weekend crash Hello, I'm Warren Murray and here are the things to be up on this Thursday morning.
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Boris sends Royal Navy to protect Jersey from French blockade over fishing rights

Boris sends Royal Navy to protect Jersey from French blockade over fishing rights

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS Johnson has deployed the Royal Navy to protect Jersey from a French blockade over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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