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Spanish warship ordered ships to leave British waters near Gibraltar

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A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but was challenged by the British navy and sailed away.

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The Spanish ship tried to order ships to leave their anchorages on the eastern side of the Rock, but the ships stayed in position, Gibraltar's authorities said.

After being challenged by the British navy, the Spanish warship then sailed slowly along the coast with its weapons uncovered and manned.

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