SPITEFUL French authorities have stopped Jersey fishermen from using three ports in a petty response to the row over post-Brexit fishing rights.In a blatant violation of the Brexit deal, local leaders in La Manche said the fishermen cannot use the ports in Granville, Barneville-Carteret and Diélette until further notice.
EMMANUEL MACRON is "trying to grab power" in the European Union by "asserting his authority" on Britain post-Brexit, Government defence advisor Nicholas Drummond has told Express.co.uk after slamming the French president.Jersey became the scene of the first major trade dispute of the Brexit era after France threatened to cut off the Crown dependency’s electricity over fishing licenses.
Jersey fishermen have vowed to declare war should the French return for another blockade in protest over fishing rights off the coast of the Channel Island.St Helier trawlerman have said they will attack French boats during what they expect to be a summer of discontent on the water.
Brexit ‘far from done’ but is it what was voted for?THE Jersey fishing stand-off and the UK’s relationship with its neighbours was the main issue raised by columnists and contributors in the newspapers.Jayne Adye said there are now 1,659 foreign vessels licensed to fish in the United Kingdom’s waters.
The drama of the blockade on St Helier harbour may have subsided, but the issues that triggered it remain raw for residents of the Channel Island, writes Rory Sullivan T he morning after a major diplomatic storm in Jersey, the sun is shining and all is tranquil in St Helier’s harbour.
French authorities have banned Jersey’s fishermen from landing their catch at three ports in response to the row over post-Brexit fishing rights.Local leaders in La Manche, Normandy, said boats from the Channel island would not be allowed to enter the ports of Granville, Barneville-Carteret and Dielette until further notice.
Row over post-Brexit rights escalates as Jersey fishermen accuse French of breaching trade deal French authorities have announced that Jersey fishermen will be banned from landing their catch at three ports in response to the row over post-Brexit fishing rights.In a tit-for-tat retaliation, local leaders in La Manche, Normandy, said that boats from the Channel island would be suspended from entering the ports of Granville, Barneville-Carteret and Dielette until further notice.
JERSEY fishermen have threatened to sail out and confront their French counterparts in a "summer of discontent" if they attempt to blockade the island again.On Thursday dozens of French fishing boats protested off the coast of St Helier, Jersey’s de facto capital.Some lit flares whilst one French vessel was videos ramming a British boat.
FISHERMEN plan to bombard French trawlers with rotten fruit and veg and defend their port to the last boat if they return to Jersey.Skippers fear a “summer of discontent” after 56 fishing vessels blocked St Helier on Thursday in a Brexit row over access to UK waters.
A family visiting from California is mourning the loss of their beloved service pig Honey after the rental car she was left alone in was stolen in Jersey Village.It happened on Wednesday at the Quality Suites hotel near US-290 and Jones Road.Mandy Oslin, the pig's owner, spoke with Eyewitness News on Friday and said she brought her children to Houston to see their father.
Staff and students in Jersey will no longer need to wear face masks during lessons from Monday (10 May).It has been recommended since November, but the government has now updated its guidance for the following settings: Early years: Staff are no longer encouraged to wear mouth or nose coverings.
FRENCH fishermen face "bankruptcy" because of the actions of the EU according to a prominent campaign group.Generation Frexit are demanding France follows Britain in leaving the EU.They have seized on recent tensions between the UK and France over fishing rights to make their case.
EXCLUSIVE: Jersey fishermen tell the Mirror they want to invoke the 'spirit of Agincourt' and threaten to 'pelt them with frozen tomatoes and rotten fruit' warning the French will be 'sorry they messed with us' Fishermen on Jersey warned on Friday of a “summer of discontent” as the explosive row over trawler licences continued.
The dispute over post-Brexit fishing laws in Jersey could take months to resolve.Assistant Environment Minister Deputy Gregory Guida confirmed the news in a live interview with ITV Channel TV's Gary Burgess this evening.He was one of the politicians who spoke directly to French fishermen yesterday.
French boats protest off Jersey over post-Brexit fishing rights Boat unable to offload catch in France because of quayside ‘bullies’ as tensions rumble on following Thursday’s St Helier blockade Jersey’s fishermen say they are suffering considerably more than their French counterparts in the ongoing row over fishing rights and claim their trawlers are being turned away from port by a “mob” of aggressors.
All under-40s in the Channel Islands will be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine.Health officials across both Bailiwicks have confirmed that they will adhere to new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).The JCVI advises that anyone under 40 without an underlying health condition should be offered an alternative to the Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccine so long as an alternative is available, and it will not cause delays to the vaccination rollout.
If we take control of our own supply chains, we must make sure they can deliver at scale I have previously written about the dangers of an insecure former partner struggling to accept the demise of a relationship, but even I wasn’t quite expecting the events of the past week: France – backed by the Commission – threatening to cut off power supply to Jersey.
Sending the Royal Navy to Jersey to confront the French was a suitable overture to elections in Britain dominated by populist nationalism of differing variants.Boris Johnson promised “unwavering support” for the island’s government, a pledge it may find less than reassuring.In Paris, President Macron was likewise beating the patriotic drum, using the bicentenary of the death of Napoleon to praise “the child from Ajaccio who became master of Europe”.
NICOLA STURGEON's vow to "strengthen" Scotland's relationship with France could struggle following the fishing spat which erupted this week in Jersey's waters.Nicola Sturgeon is waiting for the results of the Holyrood election to come in tomorrow, in the hope that she can secure a majority on her manifesto for an independent Scotland in the EU.