Two Royal Navy vessels have been sent to Jersey amid concerns of a possible blockade of the island by French boats - but why have they been deployed? Sky News looks at what's sparked the tensions and how the row might escalate. 'Like an invasion': Latest report as French military ship deployed to Jersey What's happening? The UK has deployed HMS Severn and HMS Tamar to Jersey to conduct "maritime security patrols" as a "strictly precautionary measure" following talks with the Jersey government, the Ministry of Defence has said. HMS Severn entered back into service in June last year - after being saved from the scrapyard - to boost the UK's ability to patrol its waters after Brexit . HMS Tamar came into service in December last year as one of five new offshore patrol vessels. Meanwhile, France has sent its own patrol vessel to Jersey to "guarantee the safety" of people at sea and "accompany" French fishing vessels. Jersey, the biggest of … [Read more...] about Why is there a row over fishing in Jersey – and how might it escalate?
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The French government on Tuesday threatened to take retaliatory measures against the UK, claiming that British officials have set new rules for French fishing boats in violation of Brexit agreements. The post-Brexit tensions over shared fishing grounds have been simmering in recent weeks. French fishermen claim they are being prevented from operating in British waters because of difficulties in obtaining licences. At issue currently, are demands that vessels fishing off the British channel island of Jersey be equipped with monitoring devices that allow UK authorities to track ships "where ships can and cannot go," said Annick Girardin, France's minister for maritime policy. "If we accept this for Jersey, it would imperil our access everywhere," she added. France threatens to turn off power Girardin said Tuesday she told French lawmakers that the UK had awarded 41 fishing licenses to French captains, but that these had come with "absolutely unacceptable" terms. Giradin … [Read more...] about France-UK spat escalates over Jersey fishing grounds
BOULDER — If you harbored any doubts about the kid’s arm, Brendon Lewis stomped ‘em, on his second drive, like a kaiju on caffeine. On third-and-short, the CU freshman took two steps back in the shotgun and fired a dart to Dimitri Stanley. A rope, threaded between two defenders, that went for a 10-yard gain. “I thought I really progressed from last year with my accuracy,” Lewis said after the Buffs’ spring showcase Friday morning, the first CU football event open to the general public in 16 months. “And (with) getting the offense down. … Throughout the spring, you could tell we were getting better and better each day. I feel really confident coming into the summer.” Buffs fans should feel the same. After weeks of sandbagging and shrugs from coach Karl Dorrell, an offensive sensei going into his fourth decade of teaching, those CU quarterbacks who supposedly couldn’t hold a candle to their defensive teammates this April all had moments Friday. Lewis, the lone star of that … [Read more...] about Keeler: Brendon Lewis, JT Shrout giving CU Buffs coach Karl Dorrell problems at quarterback. The good kind of problems.
United States President Joe Biden in his maiden address to a joint session of Congress said "America is rising anew" as he identified the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and climate change as the two major global challenges. IMAGE: US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Photograph: Melina Mara/Pool/Reuters Biden said that 100 days since he took the oath of office on January 20 and inherited the worst pandemic in a century and the worst economic crisis in a decade, America is on the move again, turning peril into possibility, crisis into opportunity and setback into strength. "America is rising anew, choosing hope over fear, truth over lies, and light over darkness. After 100 days of rescue and renewal, America is ready for a take-off. We are working again, dreaming again, discovering again and leading the world again. We have shown each other and the world that there is no quit in America," Biden said. "In my … [Read more...] about America rising anew: Biden tells US Congress
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A former Modesto police detective says nothing has changed in his mind in the years since Scott Peterson was convicted by a San Mateo County jury of killing his pregnant wife, Laci, and the couple’s unborn son, Connor, in 2004. CBS 48 Hours took a new look at one of the most famous spousal murder cases in U.S. history on Saturday. The case is back in the news as the California Supreme Court tossed out his death sentence, saying the trial judge made procedural errors. READ MORE: California Sen. Padilla Proposes Vast Expansion Of Federally-Protected Public Lands In Fight Against Climate Change The high court left the murder conviction in place, but ordered a new penalty phase trial. In a separate motion, Peterson’s defense team is seeking a new trial because of their claims of juror misconduct. Last week, Peterson appeared via Zoom video from San Quentin State Prison at San Mateo County Superior Court hearings on both legal matters. Additional … [Read more...] about Retired Modesto Detective Still Convinced Scott Peterson Killed Pregnant Wife Laci