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UK, France patrol come face-to-face over post-Brexit fishing permit in Jersey waters

The United Kingdom and France have dispatched patrol boats to the British Channel island of Jersey amid an escalating row over post-Brexit fishing rights. French trawler crews angry at restrictions placed on their access to UK fishing grounds after the latter’s departure from the European Union sailed to Jersey in a flotilla in the early […]

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France threatens to cut electricity supply to British island of Jersey over fishing dispute

France has threatened to cut off electricity supply to the British island of Jersey if the United Kingdom doesn’t abide by clauses of the Brexit agreement regarding fisheries, French Maritime Minister Annick Girardin said on Tuesday. “As you know, the agreement provides for retaliatory measures, and we are ready to use them,” Girardin told the […]