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France's failed legal bid to challenge UK's links to Jersey and Guernsey after WW2

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

FRANCE has escalated tensions with the UK by threatening to cut off Jersey's electricity in the latest Brexit fishing row - and it's not the first time the Channel Islands have been caught in a legal battle between Britain and France.
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What is the Jersey fishing dispute about?

What is the Jersey fishing dispute about?

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Royal Navy ships are patrolling the waters around Jersey amid an ongoing row between the island and France over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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Jersey chaos: Video catches moment boats COLLIDE during tense scenes in French blockade

Jersey chaos: Video catches moment boats COLLIDE during tense scenes in French blockade

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

A JERSEY boat smashed into a French vessel this morning off the coast of St Helier in an escalating row over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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Jersey Has Boris Johnson's 'Unequivocal Support', Says No.10

Jersey Has Boris Johnson's 'Unequivocal Support', Says No.10

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Jersey has the UK government's “unequivocal support”, Downing Street has said, amid an ongoing row with France over post-Brexit fishing rights. Two Royal Navy vessels are patrolling waters around Jersey amid concerns of a possible blockade of the island. HMS Severn and HMS Tamar have been deployed to “monitor the situation” at the Channel Island amid a protest by French fishing vessels at the port of St Helier over the lack of access. France has also despatched two patrol boats to the area. A Downing Street spokesperson said on Thursday Boris Johnson spoke to the chief minister of Jersey...
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France vs UK: Why French fishermen so angry and in UK waters - 'Close to an act of war'

France vs UK: Why French fishermen so angry and in UK waters - 'Close to an act of war'

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

FRANCE has responded to post-Brexit fishing restrictions by sending about 80 boats to the main port in Jersey in protest threatening a blockade. So what is happening and why?
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Jersey: Why has UK sent Navy boats to patrol island amid post-Brexit fishing row with France?

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

‘Our fishermen need to carry on working,' says French MEP
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France sends police patrol boats to Jersey as Brexit fisheries row deepens

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

France has despatched two patrol boats to Jersey as tensions continued to rise in the dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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UK sends patrol vessels as 80 French protest boats gather off Jersey

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Downing Street dispatches armed boats to ‘monitor situation' amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights Two British naval patrol vessels have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights. HMS Severn and HMS Tamar were deployed a mile off the coast of Jersey while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island's capital before it headed into the port just before 7am.
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