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Gunboats and blockade threats as U.K., France clash over fishing

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The French government has suggested it could cut power supplies to the island if its fishermen are not granted full access to U.K. fishing waters.
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Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around 80 French boats gathered there to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters.
Jersey, which is a British crown dependency, sits in the English Channel less than 20 miles off the French coast.
The British naval boats, which are equipped with guns, were sent yesterday after France's sea minister Annick Girardin threatened to cut off the power to Jersey.
She was angered that Jersey had issued post-Brexit licenses to French fishing boats which imposed restrictive conditions...
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The queen meets her 13th U.S. president: Joe from Scranton

The queen meets her 13th U.S. president: Joe from Scranton

ST. IVES, England - President Joe Biden built his political brand on being part of a working class family from a former coal town in the hills of northeastern Pennsylvania. On... Read more ...

Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu's long rule

Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu's long rule

JERUSALEM - Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a... Read more ...

Biden Urges G-7 Leaders To Call Out, Compete With China

Biden Urges G-7 Leaders To Call Out, Compete With China

White House official said Biden wants G-7 leaders to speak in a single voice against forced labor practices targeting Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia limits annual pilgrimage due to Covid

Saudi Arabia limits annual pilgrimage due to Covid

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia announced Saturday this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom... Read more ...

Putin says Trump is an 'extraordinary' and 'talented individual' who is an...

Putin says Trump is an 'extraordinary' and 'talented individual' who is an outsider to the US political establishment, unlike 'career man' Biden

Summary List Placement Russian President Vladimir Putin heaped praise on former President Trump in an exclusive interview with NBC News on Friday. "Well even now, I believe... Read more ...

Seized House Records Show Just How Far Trump Admin Would Go

Seized House Records Show Just How Far Trump Admin Would Go

Using the Justice Department to gather private information about members of Congress carried echoes of Nixon during Watergate. Read more ...

Photos show Joe Biden meeting Queen Elizabeth for the first time as president

Photos show Joe Biden meeting Queen Elizabeth for the first time as president

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden and Queen Elizabeth II met in England on Friday at an event for world leaders attending the Group of Seven summit in Cornwall this... Read more ...

Vladimir Putin Dismisses Joe Biden's Assertion That He Is A 'Killer'

Vladimir Putin Dismisses Joe Biden's Assertion That He Is A 'Killer'

NBC News asked the Russian president about the U.S. president calling him a "killer" just days before the two leaders are set to meet in Geneva. Read more ...

Putin: Relationship with U.S. has ‘deteriorated to its lowest point' in years

Putin: Relationship with U.S. has ‘deteriorated to its lowest point' in years

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a new interview, said Russia's relationship with the United States has “deteriorated to its lowest point” in recent years, while noting... Read more ...

Biden To Return Diverted Border Wall Money, Spend Down Rest

Biden To Return Diverted Border Wall Money, Spend Down Rest

The president plans to return more than $2 billion that the Trump administration diverted from the Pentagon to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...