Britons rush to France again for booze trips

Drinks shops in Calais are seeing a return to days of the booze-cruise as Britons rush to stock up on cheaper French alcohol ahead of a possible no-deal Brexit.

Ferry booking website Direct Ferries reported a 25% rise in day trippers in Febru­ary and the start of March.

Staff in the huge Calais Wine and Majestic warehouses say they have been rushed off their feet by the surge in demand.

Jean-Paul Mulot, permanent representative to the UK of the Hauts-de-France region, said: “If I was British, I would be stocking up too.

“Nothing is certain but it very much looks as though if there is ...

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