“The Great Surrender”. Headline of the British Daily on May 7 Daily mail Summarizing the stormy atmosphere between France and Britain, the next day, fifty French ships returned to the port and challenged Jersey. Norman and Breton ships tried to block the port of Saint Helier in protest against the new fishing conditions imposed by the United Kingdom after Brexit. Parade on the rainless high seas in London.Deployed two warships “As a precaution”, According to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Boris Johnson).The French sailor was finally laughed at by conservative tabloids and returned empty-handed, noting “Very French habit” retreat.
Jersey is also a coveted tax haven. It annoys Nicolas Sarkozy. In response to the subprime mortgage crisis, after the London G20 summit in April 2009, the latter made combating tax havens one of his top tasks. “We got there. Tax haven, bank secrecy. It’s over”, Even the head of state was predicted in a TV interview in September. Even if the OECD later released a list of 42 tax havens, including Jersey, its development was rapid. In the capital, Saint-Hélier, two of the residents of one of the island’s 73 banks live in two works. The financial sector accounts for almost half of the island’s GDP, which is an offshore expansion of the City of London.
Jersey Chronicles, The last newspaper published in French on the island ceased publication. The blow to French has been almost erased by English since the 1950s, and it can be used by most people today. The Bagatelle Road, Rouge Bouillon or Val Plaisant in Saint-Hélier, the capital, is full of French names.As My Normandy The local national anthem. French is one of the three official languages of English, and since 2019, Jersey is a dialect derived from the ancient Norman language. He did not say his last words: Since 2016, 30,000 copies have been issued every quarter, stone Was added to the supplement of the Jersey Daily. Because the Molière language has become popular again in schools.
Political refugees went into exile from France, hiding in Jersey, and found themselves in the famous Outlaw Stone. The most famous of these is Victor Hugo, who was expelled by the decree of Napoleon III in 1852 after the coup. In 1855, after insulting Queen Victoria, the writer was expelled again at the request of the British government. It joined the neighbors of Jersey, Guernsey.Identified by the poet as “French fragments that fell into the sea and picked up by England”, These islands became the true literary and political center of resistance to the French regime.
It was on this day that Jersey became a place of confrontation between the two countries. England and Normandy formed a duchy, and the property of William the Conqueror was seized by King Philippe Auguste of France. But he will never succeed in conquering the Channel Islands. In order to protect the island from French enemies, the castle of Mont Orgueil was built at the request of the King of England, Jean Sans-Terre. A military fortress has become a symbol of Jersey’s independence. France will occupy the island during the War of the Roses and achieve its end in only 7 years from 1461 to 1468.