Gibraltar MEP: Locals have 'no hope' of resolution

Julie Girling, MEP for South West England and Gibraltar, told ITV News that locals had "no hope that things are going to get better soon."

Delays at the Spanish Gibraltar border were "entirely pre-meditated to cause the maximum disruption," she said.

She added that Spanish social media users had been using Twitter to insult her "personal experience, my private life, my health" but that she would not give up fighting for the Gibraltarians.

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EU to monitor Gibraltar border

The EU is to send a "fact finding mission" to the Gibraltar-Spain border to investigate checks imposed on the Spanish side amid continuing tension between the UK and Spain over the issue. The warship HMS Westminster has arrived in the area.