Keyword: Boulogne-sur-Mer

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.

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Former UK soldier cleared of 'people smuggling' charge by French court

Rob Lawrie was instead given a fine for placing a child in danger after trying leave Calais for the UK last october with a 4-year-old Afghan girl.

Irish WW2 veteran Sir John Leslie, 98, receives French honours

Famed for his aristocratic connections and love of disco clubs, the Irish Guards vet was captured by Germans after defending Boulogne-sur-Mer.