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EU border checks leave UK tourists queuing for FOUR hours

New EU border checks insisted on by Brussels have left British holidaymakers queuing for up to four house at Europe's main airports. 

Airports popular with British tourists, including Paris, Madrid and Lisbon, are expected to see queues stretching hundreds of metres as the lengthy checks are imposed on entry and exit.

The border checks are believed to have caused some travellers to miss their flights, with more chaos predicted as millions of Brits fly out for their summer holidays.

New EU border checks insisted on by Brussels have left British holidaymakers queuing for up to four house at Europe's main airports. Pictured, queues at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam

New EU border checks insisted on by Brussels have left British holidaymakers queuing for up to four house at Europe's main airports. Pictured, queues at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam

The issues follow the EU's introduction of a clamp-down on movement within the Schengen zone, reports the Times.

Brussels now require passport control to carry out exit and entry checks on tourists from non-Schengen countries,

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