Fishing

‘Under-loved’ fish set for name change to reel in UK customers
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‘Under-loved’ fish set for name change to reel in UK customers

Industry bosses hope rebranding megrim sole and spider crab will boost domestic sales
11 Feb 2021
Hitler’s toilet seat up for auction
Hitler photographed on a beach
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Hitler’s toilet seat up for auction

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Feb 2021
The UK fishing offer raising hopes of a deal
Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Frost in Brussels
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The UK fishing offer raising hopes of a deal

Compromise on EU catch reduction may have unlocked last-minute talks
22 Dec 2020
‘Lack of movement’ on fishing increasing odds of no-deal
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier walks with members of the EU delegation in London.
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‘Lack of movement’ on fishing increasing odds of no-deal

EU refuses to budge on totemic issue as time ticks away on transition period
9 Nov 2020
Book shop releases unisex book fragrance
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Book shop releases unisex book fragrance

And other stories from the stranger side of life
9 Nov 2020
Have the UK and EU agreed a Brexit fishing rights deal?
Fishing boats moored in a UK harbour.
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Have the UK and EU agreed a Brexit fishing rights deal?

European sources say claims that bloc has ‘caved’ on London’s demands are ‘far off the mark’
3 Nov 2020
Why a spat over fishing may trigger a no-deal Brexit
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 01:Fishermen load their catch of horse mackerel on a fishing boat in the early hours of the morning on September 1, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. September 1 marks th
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Why a spat over fishing may trigger a no-deal Brexit

Disagreements over territory threaten to sink last-minute negotiations
13 Oct 2020

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Michel Barnier warns EU against ‘half-baked’ Brexit deal
Michel Barnier address the press outside the European Commission building in Brussels
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Michel Barnier warns EU against ‘half-baked’ Brexit deal

Leaked memo reveals that chief negotiator fears compromise on fishing could weaken bloc’s hand
9 Oct 2020
Fears grow Brexit talks could collapse in June
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Fears grow Brexit talks could collapse in June

Disagreements over fishing and the ‘level playing field’ could derail trade negotiations
1 May 2020
What the Bougainville referendum means for the world
Bougainville
In Depth

What the Bougainville referendum means for the world

The tiny island nation is expected to vote for independence from Papua New Guinea
20 Nov 2019
Scotland and Ireland clash over Rockall fishing
fishing industry
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Scotland and Ireland clash over Rockall fishing

The uninhabitable North Atlantic islet is at centre of political row over fishing rights
11 Jun 2019
UN: 'severe' threat to food from decline in biodiversity
Two bees rest on a crocus on February 18, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. (Photo by Frank Rumpenhorst / dpa / AFP) / Germany OUT(Photo credit should read FRANK RUMPENHORST/AFP/Get
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UN: 'severe' threat to food from decline in biodiversity

Report says 'the foundations of our food systems' are being undermined
22 Feb 2019
Fish and chip shops serving endangered shark
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Fish and chip shops serving endangered shark

It is ‘almost impossible’ for consumers to know what they are buying, scientists say
1 Feb 2019
Scallop wars: British boats attacked in English Channel
Fishing scallops
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Scallop wars: British boats attacked in English Channel

Stones and smoke bombs thrown in clash over French fishing rules
29 Aug 2018