Brexit fishing row: French MP threatens to stop migrant border checks

The row between the UK and France over post-Brexit fishing rights entered a new phase today as a French MP threatened to tear up a key migration treaty.  Jean-Pierre Pont, MP for the fishing community of Boulogne-sur-Mer, said the French government should consider scrapping the Touquet Treaty which allows the UK to set up border … Read more

Biden’s G7 bromances: President wraps his arm around Macron and jokes around with Trudeau

Biden’s G7 bromances: President wraps his arm around Macron and jokes around with Trudeau – after world leaders made fun of Trump and gave him a VERY frosty reception President Joe Biden’s first day at the G7 kicked off some blossoming bromance He wrapped his arm around French President Emmanuel Macron and joked around with Canadian … Read more

Boris and Macron hold emergency ‘peace talks’ to end ‘Battle of Jersey’

Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron are set to hold emergency ‘peace talks’ to end the ‘Battle of Jersey’ after French fishermen threatened to blockade Calais. The world leaders, who control Europe’s two largest armies, will try to restore their ‘brotherly’ relationship amid the post-Brexit chaos. The row over Channel fishing rights escalated last night after … Read more

Military re-enactment enthusiast shoots MUSKET into the air at Jersey blockade

A member of the Jersey Militia re-enactment group has fired a musket towards the ongoing stand-off between the Royal Navy and 100 French fishing vessels over post-Brexit fishing rules. The fishing vessels are blocking access to the port at Saint Helier, prompting Boris Johnson to deploy Navy vessels HMS Severn and HMS Tamar. The ships – which … Read more

Far-right politician Marine Le Pen declares she will run in the 2022 French presidential election

Far-right politician Marine Le Pen declares she will run in the 2022 French presidential election and says victory over Emmanuel Macron is ‘plausible’ President Macron’s handling of Covid-19 have dented his chances of re-election Marine Le Pen has promised an immigration referendum as her first act in office   She lost the 2017 presidential election to … Read more

Covid France: Thousands turn down AstraZeneca vaccine due to Macron’s U-turns over blood clot risk

Thousands of people are turning down AstraZeneca jabs in France due to ‘wave of panic’ created by Emmanuel Macron – with blood clot link ‘the final blow’ Medics say people are turning down the vaccine in droves after Macron’s U-turns Political opponents claim the anti-Brexiteer questioned jab to attack the UK Mayor of Calais today … Read more

Thousands of people are turning down AstraZeneca jabs in France due to Macron’s ‘wave of panic’

Thousands of people are turning down AstraZeneca jabs in France due to ‘wave of panic’ created by Emmanuel Macron – with blood clot link ‘the final blow’ Medics say people are turning down the vaccine in droves after Macron’s U-turns Political opponents claim the anti-Brexiteer questioned jab to attack the UK Mayor of Calais today … Read more

Covid France: Emmanuel Macron slammed by opposition MPs as third lockdown announced

Emmanuel Macron has been accused of behaving like a ‘monarch’ while presiding over ‘a disaster the like of which we’ve never seen’ after he imposed a third national lockdown.  The French president last night blamed the ‘British variant’ for creating ‘a pandemic within a pandemic’ as he finally bowed to weeks of pressure from medics … Read more

Boris Johnson says new French Covid wave is ‘very sad’ and warns the UK has ‘got to be ready’

Boris Johnson says new French Covid wave is ‘very sad’ and warns the UK has ‘got to be ready’ for it to arrive here within weeks as President Macron puts the country into a new month-long lockdown PM was campaigning in Hartlepool today when he made comment  He warned that when France was affected, the … Read more

Covid France: Emmanuel Macron announces 7pm curfew as third wave surges across Europe

France will enter a third national lockdown for four weeks, French president Emmanuel Macron announced in an address to the nation on Wednesday night. The decision comes as a third wave of Covid-19 – blamed largely on the so-called ‘British variant’ of the virus – surges across Europe and countries face a race against time to … Read more