The Danish parliament has passed controversial new legislation aimed at curbing the influx of migrants and refugees. The laws include measures such as the confiscation of cash and valuables from refugees, so that they share the costs of integration.
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
People crossing into Denmark from Germany will now be greeted with the sight of armed soldiers. And a new European Union proposal means border controls could be extended.
French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to move homeless migrants off the streets of Calais by the end of the year. But his plan has been met with resistance. DW's Doris Pundy reports from the northern port city.
The entry of the populist AfD into the Bundestag presents a new challenge to Germany's politicians. But Denmark, Sweden, and Norway have had far-right parties in their parliaments for some time now — how do they cope?
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