Paris talks over Guernsey fishing rights

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Talks are to take place in Paris tomorrow to resolve the fishing rights dispute between Guernsey and France.

Representatives from Guernsey, Britain and France will try to solve the dispute, which came to a head on Monday, when 10 French trawlers invaded the Sark Box, a lucrative fishing area south of Guernsey in defiance of a ban imposed by the island's authorities.

A Home Office spokesman said last night that a Royal Navy fishery protection vessel had taken up station in Sea Isle waters. Philip Jeune