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Sweden's border checks anger Danes as Schengen tensions grow

Sweden is checking the IDs of people crossing their border by bus, train or ferry

4th January, 2016
The Oeresund Bridge which links Denmark to Sweden Pic: Pixabay

Sweden’s decision to start imposing official border checks is leading to a rapid deterioration in relations with its neighbour to the south as Denmark warns the measures may have a ripple effect that bleeds deeper into Europe.

Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen used his New Year’s speech to warn that his government may now be forced to impose controls at the German border as Swedish efforts to stem the flow of Middle...

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