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IN PICTURES: Furious French fishermen enter Jersey's harbour

IN PICTURES: Furious French fishermen enter Jersey's harbour

Thursday 06 May 2021

IN PICTURES: Furious French fishermen enter Jersey's harbour

Thursday 06 May 2021


Express's photographer was this morning among the French boats blockading Jersey's harbour in an unprecedented protest against post-Brexit fishing rules that has put the island in the national spotlight.

With UK Navy Ships having been called in to monitor the over-70 ships coming into the ports, the dispute has furthermore made the island a key flashpoint in Brexit relations.

Talks took place between Jersey officials, including Assistant Minister Gregory Guida, and French fishermen earlier this morning, concluding around early afternoon.

Express photographer Gary Grimshaw was on the scene to snap some of the key moments of this morning's events...

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