Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman has confirmed Britain is "seriously considering" taking legal action against Spain over extra checks at the border with Gibraltar.
The spokesman said the tighter checks by Spanish officials, which are causing long delays, are "politically motivated and totally disproportionate".
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In Berwick-upon-Tweed - the town at the northern-most tip of England - history has taught them that no border necessarily lasts forever.
His car was about to get towed away. But he had other ideas.
He fell 30 feet to the floor. But despite the drama, it appeared the show must go on.