French fishermen block boat at Saint-Malo as they launch Brexit protests | The Guardian

Fishers are planning blockade of Channel tunnel and Calais port over issuance of licences

French fishers blocked off the Normandy Trader boat at the port of Saint-Malo on Friday as they started a day of protests to mark their anger over the issue of post-Brexit fishing licences.

The fishers lit red flares as they started their protest, which will be followed later on Friday by a planned blockade by other French fishers of the Channel tunnel and the port of Calais, in protest at Britain’s failure to issue them with more fishing licences since Brexit.

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