On Wednesday, Denmark suspended all rail and motor links with Germany to stop migrants mostly transiting from Denmark to Sweden. Three trains have been stopped.

There were 500 arrests of train passengers and 300 on the motorway. Most said they were heading for Sweden. Sweden is a preferred destination for many asylum seekers that have relatives there or know of the broadly welcoming tradition of the country towards asylum seekers.

Under the previous government, Denmark has created a tempor...

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