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Scallop wars: British and French fail to reach deal

Scallop wars: British and French fail to reach deal

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British and French fishermen have failed to reach a deal to end the scallop wars in the English Channel. Talks broke down in Paris on Friday, with industry bosses unsuccessful in an attempt to agree a compensation package that would address recent skirmishes.Tensions rose last week when five British vessels sparred with dozens of French boats in the Seine Bay - with footage showing fishermen from both sides ramming each other. 1:05 Video: French v Brit Channel clashes ...