Britain weighs legal action against Spain on Gibraltar




 
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Britain weighs legal action against Spain on Gibraltar
 
August 12th, 2013  
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Britain weighs legal action against Spain on Gibraltar
By William James and Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Britain warned Spain on Monday it might take legal action to try to force Madrid to abandon tighter controls at the border with the contested British overseas territory of Gibraltar in what it called an "unprecedented" step against a European ally. The warning coincided with the departure of a British warship for Gibraltar, played down by the British and Spanish governments as part of a long planned, routine exercise but which underscored heightened tensions over the territory. ...




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