News The Hull-based trawler, the Gaul, which sank in 1974. Tests are being carried out to discover whether human remains found in Russia are those of missing sailors from the trawler that went down in the Barents Sea off Norway with the loss of 36 men

Reason for FV Gaul's demise remains subject of speculation although official 2004 inquiry ruled out conspiracy theories

FISHERIES : North Sea cod stocks come closer to extinction

Fishermen are catching up to 60 per cent of the cod in the North Sea every year - a trend which is "unsustainable" and could cause the species' population to collapse, according to a team of British, Canadian and Icelandic government scientists which publishes its research today in the science journal Nature.

Sea search after boat capsizes

Air-sea rescuers were searching through the night for a boy of 10 and a man of 18 missing after a cabin cruiser overturned near the shore of the Bristol Channel. They are understood to be the sons of one of two survivors of the accident, who were stable in hospital last night suffering from hypothermia.

Career that's all at sea

They shivered in the biting wind that whipped around the harbour and began to doubt whether they had done the right thing. But eight young men had already signed up to become Britain's first port-based apprentice sea fishermen.

Britain's fishy role in the quota-hopping scandal

Foreign vessels are legally taking a large chunk of the UK's fishing quota. But it is our own government's double-think and double-talk that is to blame rather than the minefield of EU rules, says John Lichfield

Satellite will watch trawlers

Trawlers are to be electronically tagged to curb illegal catches and halt the chronic depletion of fish stocks, EU ministers agreed last night.

Hogg digs in his heels over fishing cuts

Britain will not implement any moves approved by the European Union to reduce fish catches unless the problem of foreign quota-hopper trawlers is resolved, Douglas Hogg, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, said yesterday.

pounds 200m drugs haul on boat

A cocaine seizure made on board a ship in Cork yesterday may be one of the biggest-ever drug consignments from South America to Europe, Irish customs sources said.

84m Cork cocaine haul

Gardai said they had seized the largest cocaine haul in the history of Ireland over the weekend.

84m Cork cocaine haul

Gardai said they had seized the largest cocaine haul in the history of Ireland over the weekend.

Move over Keanu, Paddy's on screen

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS IN BRIGHTON

European Court of Justice supports Spanish trawlers ' claims

Britain unlawfully banned Spanish trawlers from quota-hopping, the European Court of Justice said yesterday. The decision, which infuriated UK fishermen, will now lead to a multi-million pound compensation claim for loss of earnings by the fishermen.

Irish hold Japanese trawler in tuna war

A Japanese trawler detained in Irish waters was last night escorted by a fisheries-protection vessel to Castletown Bere, County Cork, where its captain faces charges of illegal fishing. The Minato Maru, one of a 40- strong Japanese fleet massed off County Galway, is the first non-EU-registered vessel to be held in Irish waters in two years.

Greenpeace lose round one in battle of sand eels

Attempt to drive off Danish fleet is failure, writes Nicholas Schoon

Trawler fleet could be halved

Fish: Fury over plans to limit catches Beef: EC chief attacks vetoing Milk: Chemical row breakthrough

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