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Channel blockades enter third day


Industrial action by French trawlermen is expected to continue to paralyse much of the cross-Channel traffic between the UK and France on Thursday, despite efforts to lift the blockade.

A French court has called for an end to the action but ferry companies say they still expect the ports of Calais, Boulogne and Dunkirk to be closed. Stuart Tinworth reports.


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