The UK’s decision to send gunboats to Jersey in response to fishing protests by French trawlers should not come as a surprise: the EU’s history is full of fishing skirmishes.
The decision to vaccinate children is not a political decision, but an evidence-based scientific decision, a European Commission official told EURACTIV. “The establishment and implementation of vaccination strategies is a member state competence. This includes the decision to vaccinate children….
Nothing stirs Anglo-Gallic passions quite like the sight of gunboats in the Channel. The presence of several hundred patrol boats in the waters around Jersey – one of the picturesque Channel islands that provides offshore banking to the mega-rich – is the latest act in the Brexit farce.