Border crossings in Europe are to be more closely monitored. The area around the town of Freilassing marks the end of the Balkan route for thousands of refugees. Long queues and waiting times are proving a challenge for the region's economy.
London will agree to pay up to 40 billion euros to quit the EU, not a cent more, according to a report. It's much less than the EU wants.
EU citizens' data will now be checked against wanted lists when they enter the Schengen zone. A threat to our freedom? No, says MEP and foreign affairs expert Elmar Brok in an interview with DW.
The tightening controls at intra-European borders, including the Schengen zone, are threatening the livelihoods of people who do business in more than one country. Truck drivers from Hungary are one group affected.
Freilassing, a border town between Germany and Austria, benefitted from the Schengen Agreement for years. Reimposed border checks are putting the local economy into serious jeopardy, as DW's Daniel Heinrich reports.
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