In the wake of the migrant crisis and the reintroduction of border checks Schengen, Europe's space for free movement, is under threat. On 3 January Sweden restored border checks with Denmark, while the latter reinforced them with Germany. Both come after Norway, Germany, Austria and France took similar measures.
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