First Cameron declared victory in the War of Spanish Aggression with No.10 saying that embattled Spanish leader had told Dave on the phone that he is “committed to reducing measures at the border” of Gibraltar and that there were plans to “de-esculate” the situation. Something the Spanish promptly denied
Rajoy: "Border controls allowable under Schengen". Tensions over Gibraltar seem to be escalating, not subsiding.
— Kiran Stacey (@kiranstacey) August 7, 2013
Meanwhile, Peter Hain has joined the Spanish, saying Labour’s 2002 plan for joint sovereignty should be revisited:
“It would have given them everything they wanted, retaining British citizenship and everything about their way of life, down to having a pint of beer in the pub. The Spanish would have co-sovereignty, but the Gibraltarians would have got more devolution of power. There really were no negatives at all.”