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Daily Archives: December 16, 2018

Fishing industry Brexit enquiry warns of ‘betrayal’ amid sales fears

The Government is being urged to do more to help Plymouth’s fishing industry ride the Brexit storm. Three Westcountry ports – Plymouth, Brixham and Newlyn – dominate the English fishing industry, though they are dwarfed by the Scottish fleet. Plymouth council leader Tudor Evans told a Brexit inquiry: “There are people who are very excited about the benefits and opportunities …

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Huge porbeagle shark caught off the Welsh coast

A huge 23-stone shark was caught off the Welsh coast on Tuesday. Angler Matthew Burrett caught the monster porbeagle shark while fishing off the coast of Milford Haven . Weighing in at 324lb and reaching a length of up to eight foot, it’s believed to be one of the biggest of its kind ever caught in Welsh waters. Matthew Burrett …

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