Jersey crown dependency status challenged over 'gunboat diplomacy'

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The status of Jersey is uncertain and the UK government is intervening by sending gunboats today "just because it has the desire to do so", argues one of the channel island's fiercest critics Richard Murphy, of Tax Research UK, who also visiting professor at Sheffield, City and Anglia Ruskin Universities, in his regular blog today (6 May). Gunboats were sent by the government to protect the island, which is a British Crown Dependency, from a one day French fishing vessel blockade staged in...

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