Briefly World: British warship arrives in Gibraltar amid tension

A British navy warship has arrived in the disputed territory of Gibraltar,coinciding with a souring of relations between Madrid and London.

Published: August 20, 2013 2:52 am

Gibraltar: A British navy warship has arrived in the disputed territory of Gibraltar,coinciding with a souring of relations between Madrid and London in a row over an artificial reef that Spain says affects its fishermen. The HMS Westminster frigate docked at a British naval base Monday and is in the area to take part in in pre-planned naval exercises in the Meditarranean. PTi

UK man jailed for robbing Indian-origin mistress

London: A British businessman,Nilanka de Silva,34,was Monday jailed for 20 months for hiring thieves to rob his Indian-origin mistress Kirti Mistry of £10,000 in London. PTI

600-kg Saudi forklifted to hospital for treatment

Riyadh: A Saudi man weighing 610 kg was Monday forklifted to hospital for medical treatment at the expense of the monarch to reduce his weight. Khaled Mohsin Shairi was flown from his southwestern hometown of Jizan to Riyadh on a specially-equipped plane,SPA news agency reported. PTI

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