Brexit: French fishermen plan to block Channel Tunnel over fishing licence row


by Sky News

Sky News— Those involved in the protest say it is a response to the UK's "provocative, contemptuous and humiliating attitude towards them".

the Guardian—French fishers to block Channel tunnel in Brexit licences row. Members of industry association say large number of vehicles will be used to block key artery between nations French fishers are threatening to block access to the Channel tunnel and the ferry port in Calais on Friday as part of an ongoing dispute over access to the waters between France and the UK in the wake of Brexit. They have branded the UK’s approach as “contemptuous” and “humiliating” and say they have no other option but to block access to the port and tunnel along with two other ports,...

CNN—French fishermen threaten to block Channel Tunnel, ports in protest over fishing licenses. French fishermen have said they will block access to the Eurotunnel and English Channel ports in northern France on Friday in protest over post-Brexit fishing rights.

Breitbart—French Fishermen Block Ports over New Post-Brexit Fishing Rules. CALAIS, France (AP) — French fishing crews blocked French ports and ferry traffic across the English Channel on Friday to disrupt the flow of goods to the U.K., in a dispute over post-Brexit fishing licenses.