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HMS Westminster is travelling to Gibraltar today with two support ships, as part of “regular and routine deployments,” according to the Ministry of Defence. However, the visit comes as diplomatic tensions between the UK and Spain over the Rock have been escalating over the weekend. Spain has increased its vehicle checks at the border with Gibraltar in response to the British foreign territory starting construction on an artificial reef for fishing. There have, however, been…

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