Gibraltar action not ruled out

DOWNING Street has refused to rule out taking action against Spain over a dispute in Gibraltar, while tensions rise with the arrival of British warships in the territory.

A number of UK ships, including HMS Westminster, sailed into the port in a scheduled visit, only a day after around 40 commercial Spanish ships entered Gibraltar’s waters.

The Prime Minister’s spokesman reaffirmed his desire to “resolve this ...through dialogue with the Spanish government”.