French fishers briefly block Channel ports over post-Brexit permits row


The ports of Saint-Malo, Ouistreham and Calais were subjected to a brief blockade by French fishers on Friday in what they called a 'symbolic' warning of how they would block freight moving across the Channel if the UK does not provide them with more licences to fish in its waters.

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French fishing crews mounted “symbolic” protests at the Channel tunnel and three ports in northern France in a day of action against the British government over the ongoing dispute about access of French boats in the Channel, reports The Guardian.