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Brexit: France detains British trawler owned by Macduff Shellfish as fishing rights row intensifies

Sky News

By Megan Baynes – October 28, 2021

France has detained a British scallop trawler owned by Macduff Shellfish and given a verbal warning to another fishing boat in waters off its coast.

French maritime minister Annick Girardin said it is “not war, it’s a fight” amid a warning the country could ban allowing British fishing boats to disembark at French ports from next week if tensions are not resolved.

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