French fishermen launch temporary blockade of Channel tunnel in Brexit fight

A row over licenses granted to French fishing boats operating in British waters erupted soon after the UK left the EU's orbit at the end of 2020.

The seafood industry fears damaging delays if French fishermen goes ahead with protests. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images).
The seafood industry fears damaging delays if French fishermen goes ahead with protests. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images).Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images
Published 26 November 2021, 12:59Updated 29 November 2021, 20:06