Drunks out of Denmark disrupt border checks

Norwegian police say that the effort to check all people arriving by ferry from Hirtshals in northern Denmark is being hindered by “extremely drunk” passengers.

Norway’s decision to step up border controls and check all arriving ferries has run in to an unexpected problem: intoxicated passengers coming from Denmark.

Police told broadcaster NRK that officers are having to use their energies on drunks instead of carrying out border controls at the Kristiansand port.

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