Funeral for ferry crash-death fisherman in Folligny

More than 300 people have attended the funeral of the French fisherman Phillippe Claude Lesaulnier.

He died when his fishing boat and the Condor Vitesse ferry collided near the Minquiers in thick fog.

Jersey's chief minister, Senator Terry Le Sueur, was among the mourners in Folligny, a village near Granville in France.

A BBC reporter said there was not enough room for all the mourners in the village church.

In Jersey and France staff from Condor Ferries held a minute's silence earlier at 1400 BST.

Meanwhile a collection started by the local fishing community in Jersey for Mr Lesaulnier's widow and family has raised £5,800.

Collecting buckets were put out in the market and harbour, raising around £4,600 and a further £1,200 was raised at a raffle held at the St Helier Yacht Club.

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