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Spain seeks 'urgent' answers from London after nuclear sub collision

Madrid - Spain said Thursday it had asked London for "urgent" explanations after a British nuclear submarine collided with a vessel off the coast of Gibraltar, forcing it to dock in the disputed territory.

Spain summons UK envoy over 'reckless' Gibraltar boat

Madrid - Spain on Monday summoned Britain's ambassador following what it said were "reckless" moves by a Gibraltar police patrol boat, the latest in a long line of diplomatic spats over the disputed territory.

Brexit: Spain proposes 'shared sovereignty' over Gibraltar

Madrid - Spain proposed on Friday sharing sovereignty over Gibraltar after Britain voted to leave the European Union, saying this could be a prelude to bringing the overseas territory back under its control.

Stay home, Spain tells Cameron before Gibraltar trip

Madrid - Spain's acting prime minister took a swipe Thursday at his British counterpart David Cameron who is due in Gibraltar to campaign against Brexit in a "historic" trip, telling him to stay home.

If Brexit happens, Spain suggests joint Gibraltar sovereignty

Madrid - Spain's foreign minister on Tuesday revived the idea of sharing sovereignty over Gibraltar with Britain if Brexit happens, saying it would allow the Rock to maintain access to the European Union.

Gibraltar leader fears Spain sovereignty push over Brexit

London - Spain may try to force the issue of joint sovereignty with Britain over Gibraltar in the event of a Brexit, the territory's chief minister said in an interview aired Saturday.

Don't rock the boat, Gibraltar pleads as Brexit breeds fear

Gibraltar - It's early morning and the sun shines down on a line of cars in southern Spain waiting to cross into Britain... or rather its overseas territory Gibraltar where a potential Brexit has set alarm bells clanging.

Newborn baby, child among four found dead in Gibraltar flat

Gibraltar - Police in Gibraltar are investigating the death of a family of four, including a six-week-old baby girl and her four-year-old sister, who were found dead on Monday in a flat in the tiny British territory.

Neanderthal art in Gibraltar unveils the iconic 'hashtag'

Gibraltar - Anyone who thinks the hashtag character is recent didn't know the Neanderthals. Recent discoveries in the British territory of Gibraltar have uncovered stone carvings resembling either "tic-tac-toe" or the proverbial hashtag character itself.

EU urges Gibraltar, Spain to probe cigarette smuggling

Gibraltar - The EU's anti-fraud office on Monday urged Gibraltar and Spain to launch legal action after it found signs that organised crime was behind a rise in cigarette smuggling in southern Spain.

Gibraltar voted '6th crappiest town in the UK' in guide book

Gibraltar - While strictly speaking a "British Overseas Territory" and not a British town, Gibraltar has been voted the 6th crappiest town in Britain in the third edition of the controversial UK guidebook "Crap Towns Returns."

Gibraltarian & 2 others detained in Marbella for illegal weapons

Marbella - Spain's National Police have this past week detained a Gibraltarian and two other men for the illegal possession of over 11 firearms, along with a large cache of ammunition.

Gibraltar complains of four Spanish jet planes entering airspace

Gibraltar - In the latest incident in the tensions between Gibraltar and Spain, four Spanish jet planes buzzed the tiny British-held territory on Wednesday, entering the airspace apparently without permission.

Britain in tizzy over Spanish shot fired in waters off Gibraltar

Gibraltar - Britain is upset over the "completely unacceptable" firing of a weapon by a Spanish patrol officer in the waters off Gibraltar on Sunday, in what was called an "illegal incursion by a Guardia Civil vessel."

Margaret Thatcher feared Spanish attack on Gibraltar

Gibraltar - Cabinet papers, released last Friday to the National Archives, show that the Spanish media's support for Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands made Thatcher nervous that Spain would invade Gibraltar.

British MP accuses Spain of ‘act of war’ over naval ships

London - A British MP, Bob Stewart, has accused Spain of "an act of war," after Spanish naval ships repeatedly entered the territorial waters of Gibraltar.

Photo essay: Gibraltar — Little England on the tip of Spain Special

Gibraltar - Long an object of dispute between Spain and Great Britain, the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar is a little enigma, tucked away at the very tip of Spain. It's a place where Spanish and English are intertwined.

Op-Ed: Estepona — A calm place on the Costa del Sol, Spain Special

Estepona - While the teeming hordes flock to Fuengirola, Marbella and Torremolinos in the summer months, Spanish tourists prefer a much quieter place.
 

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Estepona on the Costa del Sol, Spain
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