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French fisherman’s threat to HANG British naval officer exposed as Brexit talks stall

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    French fisherman’s threat to HANG British naval officer exposed as Brexit talks stall

    BREXIT talks have been hampered by a conflict over fisheries, with both sides digging their heels in but maritime disputes have got so heated in the past that one French fisherman threatened to hang a British naval officer, documents unearthed by Express.co.uk can reveal.
    French fisherman’s threat to HANG British naval officer exposed as Brexit talks stall | UK | News | Express.co.uk

    In fairness you have been threatening HIM with gun boats.
    Last edited by clearedforlanding; 15 December 2020, 13:32. Reason: Existential Crisis

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    So in 1981 someone made a threat and that is now a headline in the Express? They must have ran out of ideas

    An article in the Advertiser on July 17, 1981, read: “A French trawlerman threatened to hang a Newark naval officer from the yard-arm when his vessel was taken in tow by a Royal Navy fisheries protection vehicle.

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      #3
      Don't let them search any further back or Hartlepool will get in trouble for hanging monkeys.

      The Hanging of the Hartlepool Monkey

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        #4
        They redeemed themselves with the beer can house,.

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          #5
          Originally posted by Eirikur View Post
          So in 1981 someone made a threat and that is now a headline in the Express? They must have ran out of ideas
          They ran out of ideas when the ghost of Diana stopped planting them.

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            #6
            Good old instigation... they have to set the ground for no deal don’t they?

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