French fishing boats are sailing away from Jersey following a protest over post-Brexit fishing rights.
French fishermen said they were ready to restage the Battle of Trafalgar as they descended on the harbour of St Helier this morning.
But by 1.30pm navigation charts showed the fisherman had given in and were sailing back towards their home waters.
Don Thompson, president of Jersey Fishermen’s Association, told Sky News that the French boats blockading the harbour had returned home but were not dropping their demands.
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