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France Threatens to Cut Power to Jersey Island Amid Brexit Row

12 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The French maritime minister suggested that her government could cut off electricity supplies to the isle of Jersey, amid a deepening row between France and the U.K. over post-Brexit fishing rights.
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French maritime minister warns Paris could cut off Jersey's power amid rolling post-Brexit fishing row

French maritime minister warns Paris could cut off Jersey's power amid rolling post-Brexit fishing row

12 days ago   |   By RT

France is prepared to retaliate against new rules governing fishing near the Channel Islands - and could even go as far as leaving Jersey without electricity, French Maritime Minister Annick Girardin has hinted.
During her appearance at the French parliament on Tuesday, Girardin insisted that the rules concerning UK waters were "completely unacceptable" and "null and void," as they didn't comply with the Brexit deal agreed and signed between London and Brussels last year, she said.
"In the agreement, there are retaliatory measures and we are ready to use them," the minister warmed.
She...
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Trump to headline North Carolina GOP convention in June

Trump to headline North Carolina GOP convention in June

Former president Donald Trump is set to attend the Tar Heel State's GOP convention in Greenville on Saturday, June 5, before serving as headline speaker for the event's dinner... Read more ...

COVID-19 vaccines in California: Everything you need to know

COVID-19 vaccines in California: Everything you need to know

Developments are fast-moving as California and other states work to ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination effort. Here are answers to common questions about the vaccine that we have... Read more ...

Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to sex trafficking of minor, 5 other charges

Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to sex trafficking of minor, 5 other charges

Former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg has plead guilty to sex trafficking of a minor, fraud and bribery charges in federal court Monday. Read more ...

1 killed, 1 injured after SUV veers off road, lands in backyard in Arlington...

1 killed, 1 injured after SUV veers off road, lands in backyard in Arlington Heights

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - One person is dead and another is injured after a high-speed crash in Arlington Heights. Emergency crews responded around 1 a.m. Monday to 602 S... Read more ...

Harry seen at Princess Diana's funeral in new ‘The Me You Can't See' trailer

Harry seen at Princess Diana's funeral in new ‘The Me You Can't See' trailer

Prince Harry is looking back on his mental health struggles in the new Apple TV+ series. Read more ...

Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to plead guilty Monday to 6...

Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to plead guilty Monday to 6 federal charges

As part of the plea, Greenberg has agreed to give "substantial assistance" to prosecutors, including by testifying at trials or in federal grand juries if needed Read more ...

COVID-19 Latest: The show will go on; Increased capacity limits begin today

COVID-19 Latest: The show will go on; Increased capacity limits begin today

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Bill Gates was investigated by Microsoft's board over alleged affair, report...

Bill Gates was investigated by Microsoft's board over alleged affair, report says

Earlier this month Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda Gates, announced they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage. Read more ...

Cedar Rapids tries to turn city of stumps into tree oasis

Cedar Rapids tries to turn city of stumps into tree oasis

It took the storm about 14 hours to travel nearly 800 miles, causing an estimated $7.5 billion in damage and ruining 850,000 acres of crops in Iowa alone. Read more ...

Vicki Gunvalson gets sentimental as she moves out of ‘RHOC' home

Vicki Gunvalson gets sentimental as she moves out of ‘RHOC' home

The former "Housewife" said goodbye to her Coto de Caza, Calif., home on Sunday after it was featured on 14 seasons of the Bravo show. Read more ...