Keyword: French fishermen

Angry French fishermen's protest in Jersey 'resolved for now'

The British government said the row between French fishermen and the authorities in Jersey over post-Brexit restrictions on vessels from France operating off the Channel island, and which led to around 60 French boats sailing in protest into the Crown dependency's main port, was 'resolved for now' but that 'we remain on standby'. 

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French fishermen threaten to block UK lorries in Brexit fishing row

More than a hundred fishermen mobilised in Boulogne-sur-Mer to protest about the delay in the allocation of licences to access British waters.

France shrugs off UK plan to deploy navy amid trade deal standoff

'Keep calm and carry on,' an Élysée official said on Saturday, quoting the British wartime slogan in response to London's decision to assign four gunboats to prevent illegal fishing.

French fishermen fear consequences of no-deal Brexit

French fishermen have lobbied President Macron to stand firm on fishing rights but if a deal cannot be reached by January 1, it could mean French and other EU boats can no longer fish at all off the coast of the UK.