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EU to monitor Gibraltar border

The EU is to send a "fact finding mission" to the Gibraltar-Spain border to investigate checks imposed on the Spanish side amid continuing tension between the UK and Spain over the issue. The warship HMS Westminster has arrived in the area.

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Warship docks in Gibraltar as diplomatic tensions rise

A Royal Navy warship and two support vessels arrived off the coast of Gibraltar today as the row over fishing rights with Spain escalates.

The British government insists the move was pre-planned, but did not rule out the use of political pressure if the matter with Spain is not resolved diplomatically.

ITV News' Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports

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