Sweden: A measure of sanity observed, police now checking ID on board trains from Denmark…….


Laughably, even something as simple as this is deemed highly controversial there.


Sweden to carry out I.D. checks on board trains from Denmark


Denmark has given the go-ahead for Swedish police to board the Öresund train in Copenhagen, making I.D. checks possible on board.

The Danish Ministry of Justice has confirmed that it will allow Swedish police to board Öresund Bridge trains at Kastrup in Copenhagen.

The Swedish officers will be obliged to wait until the train has crossed the border before carrying out checks, giving them approximately five minutes to complete the task before the train arrives at Malmö’s Hyllie station.

While Interior Minister Anders Ygeman has welcomed the move, criticism from commuters remains.

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