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November 20, 2018 10:09 AM BREXIT SHOCK: Spanish PM threatens to BLOCK May's deal

THE Spanish prime minister has threatened to reject the Brexit withdrawal agreement unless the European Union hands Madrid a guaranteed veto over the future of Gibraltar in any trade deal between Britain and Europe. Brexit negotiations between European capitals and the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier hit a stumbling block over the political declaration 5

November 19, 2018 2:01 PM BREXIT SHOCK: Spain poised to SINK May's Brexit deal over Gibraltar

SPAIN has threatened to veto Brexit in a desperate bid to carve out Gibraltar from any future trade deal involving the European Union and United Kingdom. Madrid has used ministers and diplomats to question the Rock’s status in any future trade partnership in an eleventh hour bid to make changes to Theresa May’s controversial withdrawal agreement. Brussels 7

November 15, 2018 2:59 PM Spain prepares for NO DEAL Brexit ‘We want ORDER’

SPAIN has set up contingency plans in case there is no final deal on Brexit, junior EU affairs minister Luis Marco Aguiriano said today. Junior EU affairs minister Luis Marco Aguiriano said: "If the United Kingdom leaves without a deal, so does Gibraltar ... what we want is an orderly exit." The peninsula, a British territory since 1713 and known to its 30,000 residents 9

October 20, 2018 2:34 PM Spain will NOT VETO final Brexit deal

SPAIN has hinted it will not veto any final Brexit deal following negotiations between Madrid and London over Gibraltar this weekend, with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez accused of "wasting" the country’s powers to veto the UK’s exit from the EU. British overseas territory Gibraltar has long been a source of contention with Spain repeatedly contesting 19

October 11, 2018 7:41 PM Spain demands talks AFTER Brexit

SPAIN has demanded the status of Gibraltar to be negotiated after Brexit, with the Spanish ambassador to the United Nations (UN) stressing the case was “urgent”. Augustin Santos called for talks on the legal status of Gibraltar post-Brexit and warned a lack of negotiations on the British overseas territory would lead to “economic disaster” in the region 11

October 7, 2018 2:45 PM Gibraltar sends clear message to 'PESTERING' Spain

GIBRALTAR citizens sharply rebuked attempts from "pestering" Spain to gain control over the Rock in the aftermath of Brexit, curtly saying "Gibraltarians don't want to be Spanish." Residents of Gibraltar did not mince their words when asked about their views on Spanish attempts to gain back control of the Rock during Brexit negotiations. The Rock has long been a point 8

September 13, 2018 7:10 AM Spain says Gibraltar row will NOT stand in way of Brexit as minister panics over no-deal

A BREXIT deal will not be held up by disputes over Gibraltar, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said as he warned of the turmoil his country would face over a no-deal. More than 300,000 UK citizens are living in Spain and Spanish companies are heavily invested in the UK economy. The EU terms of the guidelines on Brexit negotiations gives Spain a veto on whether 14

September 10, 2018 2:59 PM ‘Gibraltar is BRITISH!’ Gibraltar marks national day with HUGE message to Spain

GIBRALTAR has marked its national holiday with a huge show of patriotism - and a clear warning to Spain, who still dispute British sovereignty of the Rock. Waving banners and flags, one of which was emblazoned with the words “Gibraltar is British”, hundreds of Gibraltarians took to the streets of the Rock to celebrate today. The holiday commemorates 18

September 6, 2018 3:42 PM ‘Dictatorship!’ Gibraltar FURY as bitter Spain BANS athletes from using own flag

SPANISH officials have sparked outrage in Gibraltar after banning athletes from the Rock from taking part in a major competition under their own flag. Organisers of the World Master Athletics (WMA) Championships in Malaga imposed the ban after pressure from the Spanish government, which said it does not recognise the British territory as a separate country 22

August 15, 2018 11:00 PM Chaos on Gibraltar border as Spanish police stage rowdy protest sparking BRAWLS with Brits

A BRITISH woman was filmed getting out of her car at the Spanish side of the border of Gibraltar to confront Spanish protesters who harassed her as she drove through them. The video shows the Gibraltar local struggling to drive among protesters waving Spanish flags and harassing Gibraltar-registered cars as they attempted to cross the border. The protest 13