UK Prime Minister May silent on war threats against Spain over Gibraltar

By Julie Hyland, 4 April 2017

Sections of the British ruling elite calculate that, in confronting Spain over Gibraltar, the UK would have the support of US President Donald Trump.

Britain and Spain escalate dispute over Gibraltar

By Paul Mitchell, 22 August 2013

Tensions have mounted over the status of Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, following a protest by more than 40 Spanish fishing boats accompanied by coastguard vessels.

British navy sails for Gibraltar as tensions escalate with Spain

By Paul Mitchell, 14 August 2013

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said his government would “take the necessary measures to defend the interests of Spanish citizens.”