Britain’s Europe Minister David Lidington toured the Gibraltar border on Monday evening and received an on-the-spot briefing from Chief Minister Fabian Picardo on the human impact of Spanish controls. Read full article
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So glad the Spanish borders guards got off their arses and swept and cleared the cobwebs out.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 01:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
oh dear!! six hours late!! not the British way to keep Mr Picardo waiting.....Jul 02nd, 2014 - 07:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Like I said he inspected the place..had dinner..and back to the UK.....
UK must veto Spain's application to join UN Security Council. Such a Country has no place at the top table of World affairs.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 07:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Would have been far better if Joint Paras/Royal Marines Battle Group had toured spanish border.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 09:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
As was predicted, no queues while he was here...how strange after a year of huge queues EVERY day...doubtless the next time there will be no queues will be when the impotent EU 'inspectors' visit.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 11:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Much better that people arrive unannounced and find the actual reality on the ground here.
Comment removed by the editor.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 12:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
and how much did this all cost the normal Brit.....???Jul 02nd, 2014 - 12:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Share what you stole.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 12:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
@4Jul 02nd, 2014 - 01:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Do Garda Civil have a change of trousers on them then?
Conqueror, think of the people that would have to clean up the resulting mess as the soiled garments were chucked on the floor.
Lidington arrived in Gibraltar six hours later than expected after the British Airways flight he was on suffered mechanical problems in the air and had to turn back to Heathrow. Jul 02nd, 2014 - 06:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
british airways must be the worst airline ever.
not a surprise, it is managed by... british.
why don´t they sell it to the germans?
british + technology = monkey + machine gun
@ 10 paulcedronJul 02nd, 2014 - 10:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Quite erudite from you for a change.
Been back to La Camping It Up School for a quick lesson or two?
The 'quite' bit of course is very important: it really means 'must do better'.
Loving the comments.Jul 02nd, 2014 - 10:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
6 hours late - but still got there.
Flew - because he can.
Went - because it's British
Paid - because they could afford it.
Perhaps Spain should....... make the queues longer?
Thursday, July 3, 2014Jul 03rd, 2014 - 03:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
European inspectors could see yesterday that the authorities of the Rock completed the work requested, while Spain has not even begun”
nabo 13Jul 03rd, 2014 - 04:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
that is what the useless fatty pigardo said.
and, as you know, nobody gives a shite for pigardo.
guess you don´t understand spanish very well, no?
@14Jul 03rd, 2014 - 06:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Is it a bit like the insignificant comments you post ?
nabo your new term on endearment, go back to your posts on the Guardian supporting the poor but lucky performance of Argentina in the world cup.