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Tag: UK waters

  • Friday, January 18th 2019 - 09:16 UTC

    Spanish fishing industry faces dramatic consequences with a no-deal Brexit

    Minister Planas had revealed that in the case of a hard-Brexit, all Spanish fishing vessels will have to immediately abandon United Kingdom waters immediately.

    Spain's Agriculture, Fisheries and Food minister Luis Planas admitted the fishing industry could suffer “dramatic consequences” with a no-deal Brexit, one of several options after this week's parliament events in London. Minister Planas had revealed that in the case of a hard-Brexit, all Spanish fishing vessels will have to immediately abandon United Kingdom waters immediately.

  • Thursday, January 3rd 2019 - 08:39 UTC

    Bluefin tuna back in UK waters: long term ocean current warming

    Bluefin tuna are one of the largest and fastest fish on the planet - they can weigh up to 900kg and can travel at speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour.

    Growing numbers of bluefin tuna are being seen in the waters around the UK because of the warming impact of a long-term ocean current say researchers. These large, speedy fish are a globally endangered species and almost disappeared from the UK around 40 years ago.

  • Monday, November 26th 2018 - 07:12 UTC

    Scotland complains EU/UK deal means broken promises to the fishing industry

    First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon warned of broken promises over fishing as EU leaders agreed to Theresa May's Brexit deal

    First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has warned of broken promises overfishing as EU leaders agreed to Theresa May's Brexit deal. A document published by the remaining 27 EU countries made clear they hoped to negotiate access to UK waters based on existing rights.

  • Tuesday, October 9th 2018 - 08:48 UTC

    UK waters down Brexit deal expectations: “big issues” remain to be resolved

    Theresa May’s official spokesman said further concessions were needed from the EU side

    Downing Street has played down expectations of agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU at a crunch summit next week, warning that “big issues” remain to be resolved. Theresa May’s official spokesman said further concessions were needed from the EU side, and warned that no withdrawal agreement could be sealed without a “precise” declaration about the post-Brexit relationship.