French fishers plan blockade of UK-bound freight

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As talks over their demands for the granting of more post-Brexit fishing licences in UK waters appear deadlocked, French fishers say they are ready to mount targeted blockades to stop freight crossing the Channel.

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French fishers are set to take action within days, including blocking road and sea freight bound for the UK through Calais and other Channel ports, as a months-long dispute over licences to operate in British waters intensifies, reports The Guardian.