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UK raises stakes in fishing row with France

China Daily 08 May 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson underlined his "unwavering support" for the English Channel island of Jersey and ordered Royal Navy vessels to patrol the waters off the island, amid an escalating dispute with France over post-Brexit fishing arrangements ... to return to France.

France Refuses to Compromise in UK Fishing Row - Senior Diplomat

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
France will not make any concessions to the United Kingdom in the post-Brexit controversy over fishing rights, considering London's unilateral restrictions against French fishermen null under existing agreements, the French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness said on Friday.

Jersey tensions defused but UK-France fishing row unresolved

The National 07 May 2021
Two British Navy ships dispatched to Jersey as part of a bitter post-Brexit fishing row with France were expected to return to port on Friday but the wider dispute remains unresolved ... France and Britain sent two naval ships to the island, which as a self-governing dependency relies on the UK for defence.

To cancel or not to cancel Napoleon, that is the French question

The Independent 07 May 2021
... recent presidents of France have avoided ... Was Napoleon a modernising reformer whose legal code, lycee school system, central bank, and centralised administrative framework laid the basis for post-revolutionary France? Or was he a retrograde racist, imperialist, and misogynist?.

A Brexit controversy explained in a seashell

Asiatimes 07 May 2021
She threatened to cut electrical power supplies that run from France to the island unless more expansive permits were restored ... Indeed, an agreement between France and the UK over Jersey fishing rights had endured for almost 200 years. But this is a post-Brexit quarrel and, in the ...

Military boats patrol Jersey amid row

China Daily 07 May 2021
British Prime Minster Boris Johnson underlined his "unwavering support" for the island of Jersey and ordered Royal Navy vessels to patrol the waters off the Channel Island, amid an escalating dispute between the United Kingdom and France over post-Brexit fishing arrangements.

France, Britain in naval standoff over fishing rights

The Washington Times 07 May 2021
The quarrel is over post-Brexit regulations on fishing ordered by ...

France supports Taiwan’s WHO bid

Taipei Times 07 May 2021
From left, French senators Andre Gattolin, Olivier Cadic, Joelle Garriaud-Maylam and Joel Guerriau, Representative to France Francois Wu, and French senators Alain Richard ... Representative to France Francois Wu (吳志中) in a Facebook post yesterday called the vote “a historic moment.”.

Nation and world in brief

News-Press Now 07 May 2021
Fishing tensions flare between France, UK over Brexit rules ... The irate mariners set off flares and entered the island's main harbor in the first major dispute between France and Britain over fishing rights in the wake of the U.K.'s Brexit divorce from the European Union ... of not respecting the terms of the post-Brexit trade deal.

The Times view on Jersey fishing rights: Gunboat Diplomacy

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 May 2021
The prospect of the entente cordiale between Britain and France that has endured for 117 years breaking down over a new post-Brexit version of the 1970s cod wars ...

Credit Agricole posts 64% jump in profit, confident on provisions

RTE 07 May 2021
France's second-biggest listed bank Credit Agricole has today posted a 64% jump in net income in the first quarter as pandemic-related provisions ...

France's SNCF launches low-cost bullet train service in Spain

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
Madrid, May 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th May, 2021 ) .French rail operator SNCF inaugurated Friday a low-cost, high-speed rail service in Spain linking Madrid and second-city Barcelona ... SNCF has invested 600 million Euros ($722 million) in the Spanish operation despite posting huge losses in France because of the pandemic ... ....

Coronavirus cases hit new record in India as calls grow for strict lockdown

The Los Angeles Times 07 May 2021
NEW DELHI — ... Advertisement ... World & Nation ... Dr ... Dr ... Britain and France dispatch patrol boats as tensions mount over fishing rights ... Britain and France dispatch patrol boats as tensions mount over fishing rights. Britain and France have both dispatched patrol ships to the island of Jersey as their dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights escalates.