Further facts about Gibraltar row

  • Mr Picardo's visit to the UK saw him meet with Foreign Secretary William Hague on Wednesday, a meeting he said showed that the UK and Gibraltar governments "remain in lockstep" over the disagreement.
  • The spat effects regular commuters as up to 8,000 Spaniards living mainly in the nearby towns of La Linea and Algeciras travel daily to Gibraltar for work.
  • Yesterday, the Gibraltar government accused Spain of introducing an export ban on construction materials to punish the enclave.


PM meets Gibraltar chief minister

David Cameron has met the chief minister of Gibraltar at Downing Street to discuss the diplomatic row paralysing Gibraltar's border with Spain.