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How a Battle Over Fish Could Batter Brexit Talks

  • Water rights are ‘huge challenge’ in U.K. negotiations
  • Fisheries policy just one of many thorny issues to untangle
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Brexit: What Happens Once Article 50 Is Triggered?

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On the treacherous path to Brexit, the U.K. and its European Union partners could slip up over many things -- even fish.

From the complexity of Europe’s fishing rules and the difficulty Britain has in breaking free from them, to the U.K. potentially using its leverage to get a better deal on other issues, it’s not hard to see why haggling over fish presents the Brexit negotiations in microcosm.