Keyword: Scallop Wars

France and UK announce agreement to end 'scallop wars'

After talks with fishing industries, British fishing boats will receive compensation in return for staying out of the Baie de Seine off Normandy.

French and British fisherman in 'Scallop War' clash

A fleet of French fishing trawlers surrounded British boats fishing scallops off the Normandy coast, when heated exchanges included stone-throwing by the French who are angry that their scallop reserves, which they are prohibited from fishing between June and September, were being depleted by the British.