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The wrangle over fishing access escalated this week after French authorities accused the Cornelis Gert Jan vessel, a Scottish-registered scallop dredger, of fishing without a licence. Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP via Getty Images

Last-ditch talks have been launched to find an agreement between the UK and France in the dispute over fishing licences, as the head of the ports of C(...)

France’s action is a response to the refusal of authorities in Jersey and Guernsey to grant fishing licences to French boats which have been fishing in their waters for years. Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP via Getty Images

Britain has condemned as unjustified France’s threat to block British fishing boats from offloading their catch at French ports in an escalating row o(...)

Édouard Mendy will start for Chelsea in the Champions League final against Manchester City on Saturday. Photo: Clive Rose/PA Wire

Édouard Mendy was on the verge of giving up his dream six years ago. After 12 months without a club, he was close to falling through the cracks. His c(...)

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez with a Palestine flag after winning the Premier League trophy - a stadium named after him was to be opened in his home town even before his more recent exploits for City and inspiring Algeria to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. Photograph: PA

“That’s Riyad . . . ,” says Mohamed Coulibaly, shrugging. “Since he was a young player he has always believed in his talent and he has never been scar(...)

Brittany Ferries is to continue freight-only services from Cork. File photograph

Brittany Ferries is to defer the resumption of its planned flagship passenger ferry service from Cork to Roscoff from the end of March until at least (...)

Containers are loaded on to trucks at Dover port. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Irish Road Haulage Association has urged the Government to help set up a fast, direct daily ferry service with continental Europe for lorries to a(...)

A bank draft was sent to the Empress Eugénie in Paris and, following a discussion with a French organisation established to assist casualties, the committee also decided to form an ambulance corps. Portrait of Empress Eugénie by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1853

Ireland’s first halting attempt to alleviate distress abroad took place 150 years ago during the Franco-Prussian War. In 1870, the Second French Empi(...)

Ironically, Macron’s internal problems are mounting just at the point where some of his signature policies are starting to show clear signs of success. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

French president Emmanuel Macron might well have assumed his party’s preparations for next month’s local elections could not get any worse. That was u(...)

Stéphane Coispel, manager of French transport firm AllianCeuropE, at Cherbourg port: “It is very expensive for us, you have damage to trailers and we must repair them.”  Photograph: Jack Power

Stéphane Coispel is sitting in his car beside the barbed-wire fence enclosing Cherbourg port, one of several points of crossing that for migrants in E(...)

French minister of public action and accounts Gerald Darmanin (right) welcomes Britain’s  Michael Gove (centre) in Calais. Photograph: Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images

France will test run for a month measures it has prepared for Britain’s exit from the European Union so that companies are fully prepared ahead of the(...)

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