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Quick guide to Spain-Gibraltar history

The BBC offers a quick guide to why Spain and Britain are at loggerheads over Gibraltar

The Prime Minister says he has "serious concerns" over Spanish proposals to charge a fee for crossing the border into Gibraltar.

Spain has said it is considering a range of proposals including a new 50 euro (£43) fee to cross the border into the British territory.

But what's the background to the escalating tensions?

Tom Burridge explains.

  • 05 Aug
  • From the section Europe