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Gibraltar: Locals wake up to uncertain post-Brexit future01:17

Gibraltar: Locals wake up to uncertain post-Brexit future

Gibraltar, Gibraltar
February 1, 2020 at 12:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Gibraltar residents expressed concern over Brexit on Saturday morning, the day after the United Kingdom left the European Union.

The British Overseas Territory at the southern tip of Spain now faces an uncertain future with potential tightened border controls.

Rebecca from Manchester said: "Don't know, it could be really bad. Nothing might change or it could be really bad. I might have to move back to England which would really be a shame because I love it here."

The UK officially left the EU after 47 years of membership at 23:00 (GMT) on Friday, January 31, more than three years after the country voted to leave in the 2016 referendum.

Gibraltar: Locals wake up to uncertain post-Brexit future01:17
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Gibraltar residents expressed concern over Brexit on Saturday morning, the day after the United Kingdom left the European Union.

The British Overseas Territory at the southern tip of Spain now faces an uncertain future with potential tightened border controls.

Rebecca from Manchester said: "Don't know, it could be really bad. Nothing might change or it could be really bad. I might have to move back to England which would really be a shame because I love it here."

The UK officially left the EU after 47 years of membership at 23:00 (GMT) on Friday, January 31, more than three years after the country voted to leave in the 2016 referendum.

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