Tom Burridge
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Gibraltar police tell Spanish boat protesters to 'back off'

Spanish fishermen are staging a protest in the disputed waters off Gibraltar over an artificial reef placed there by the British territory's government.

The fishermen say the reef restricts their right to fish but Gibraltar says it will encourage sea-life to flourish.

Tom Burridge, aboard a Spanish vessel, says it is a "chaotic scene" in the disputed waters.

  • 18 Aug 2013
  • From the section UK
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