English Channel Scallop War Erupts! French fishermen accused of ‘endangering’ lives of British fishermen

French and British fishermen clashed on Monday night in a row over scallops. Tensions continued to rise in the early hours of Tuesday morning as 40 French boats appeared to surround five British vessels leading to an angry stand-off. Rocks, paint pots, flares and cans of oil were thrown, while one boat crashed into the side of a rival trawler. One of the British boats involved suffered a broken window, while another suffered fire damage. Video, >click to read<09:23

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