Top angler robbed by tackle-thieving ‘scum’

13 Nov

TOP specimen ace Matthew Fernandez suffered a horrible tackle theft during a fishing trip. And despite publicity for the case he is no closer to recovering his kit.

Matt Fernandez, seem in happier times with a giant tench, before the tackle theft near the River Itchen.
Matt Fernandez, seem in happier times with a giant tench, before the tackle theft near the River Itchen.

The 32-year-old was on his local River Itchen near Mansbridge, early in October, when scumbag thieves targeted his car. Matt …Continue reading »

France extends nuclear reactors outage after earthquake

12 Nov

French utility EDF on Tuesday extended outages at three nuclear reactors at its Cruas plant until Nov. 15 following a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in southeast France that forced it to temporarily suspend electricity generation at the site.

Carp fishing giants Erics Angling Centre’s after-life revealed

12 Nov

AFTER weeks of speculation, it was confirmed what is happening to one of the biggest traders in the UK carp fishing tackle scene.

Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.
Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.

Erics Angling Centre was bought by Angling Direct for a cool £1.1 million. Now Erics Angling founder Sam Anderson plans …Continue reading »

What to see in Roubaix northern France

12 Nov

Roubaix in northern France, once an industrial powerhouse city has undergone a regeneration and is emerging as a centre of art and culture … A once thriving textile town, Roubaix is a district that’s undergone enormous change as the world of industrial output has shifted. No longer the powerhouse of production that it once was, […]

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On Armistice Day, Macron leads tributes to fallen soldiers

11 Nov

French President Emmanuel Macron marks Armistice Day by leading tributes to soldiers fallen in World War I and during French missions at home and abroad. Later Monday, he will also inaugurate the first monument in homage to troops who died for France …