Page last updated at 12:49 GMT, Wednesday, 15 April 2009 13:49 UK

Channel blockades enter third day

Advertisement

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.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific