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


Water under the bridge: One of the West Country trawlers which sailed up the Thames yesterday as part of a protest at the EU Common Fisheries policy

Britain 'surprised' at Falklands row

London - The Foreign Office played down reports of increased tension with Argentina over fishing rights around the Falklands after a Royal Navy warship was sent to patrol the area for unlicensed trawlers. "We're rather surprised about the way it's being built up into a big confrontation," a spokesman said.

Navy `impounds' Belgian trawler

Navy `impounds'

Three feared dead in trawler sinking

An air and sea search was under way off the coast of County Waterford in the Irish Republic last night after a trawler with a three-man crew sank without warning. Coastguard officials in Dublin said they had recovered the body of one of the Jenalisa's crew but two were still missing.

Drowned crew `left to sink or swim' Trawler crew `sent to their deaths'

Capsized trawler: Court told fishing boat had no radio beacon and life-raft was lashed to railings after refit

French fishermen fire on Spanish trawler

French fishermen fire on Spanish trawler

Trawler held

Trawler held

Customs halt ferry to make cannabis arrests

Customs officials stopped a passenger ferry to arrest two men in connection with pounds 4.5m worth of cannabis resin found aboard an abandoned yacht drifting off the Devon coast, it was learned yesterday.

Drug yacht adrift

Drug yacht adrift

Agent Hauge loses his cool


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Trawler skipper fined £34,000

The skipper of a Spanish fishing trawler was fined £34,000 yesterday for breaching European fishing regulations. Luis Blanco Nosti was also ordered to pay £1,200 costs by Plymouth magistrates' chairman, Roger Meyrick, who also ordered the trawler Chimbote to be detained in Plymouth for three months, or until the fine was paid.

Spanish trawler seized in Channel


Life story that turned Jimmy Hill into a hero

LAST WEEK, a judge turned over a two-week verdict on Eric Cantona and an entire nation turned over the judgement of a lifetime on Jimmy Hill, thanks to This Is Your Life (BBC1, Wednesday). It's just typical: you think you've found someone you can reliably dislike without any feelings of remorse, and then Michael Aspel turns up and tells you how they're a quiet saint on the charity circuit and will even shave off their beard as long as there's thousands of pounds in it for the disadvantaged.
The Banksy image in Folkestone before it was vandalised
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Chris Grayling, Justice Secretary: 'There are pressures which we are facing but there is not a crisis'

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Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
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British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
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Salisbury ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities

The city is home to one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta, along with the world’s oldest mechanical clock
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Secrecy and silence surround stillbirth
Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Women may be better suited to space travel than men are
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If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

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Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

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