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

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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.
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