Great escape beats Easter freeze

A strike at French ports that would have severely disrupted cross-Channel ferry services was called off today as the great Easter getaway began in earnest.

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Easter break to escape freezing temperatures

Travel chaos was narrowly avoided today on cross channel ferries - as a strike at French ports was called off - at the last minute. But the news came too late for thousands of passengers who'd already cancelled or changed their travel plans. Malcolm Shaw reports on the Easter getaway.

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