French gas cloud 'smelled like fish'

A cloud of gas released from a plant near Rouen in France has been causing a stink along the the south coast of England, however the people of Brighton were split as to whether they could detect the smell in the air:


Smelly French gas cloud hits UK

A foul-smelling but harmless cloud of gas which has wafted over the south of the UK from a chemical factory in France has prompted calls to emergency services. The gas mercaptan was accidentally released from a factory in the northern city of Rouen.