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Europe faces confidence test as borderless ideal fades

Curbs on free movement of people and labour could hurt trade, economy

WHO GOES THERE?: A Danish police officer checking a vehicle in the town of Padborg on the border with Germany.


HERE'S the latest in a long line of threats to Europe's economy: the border guard.

Danish officers checking travel documents on the boundary with Germany this week aren't out to stymie trade or hinder tourism - they're under orders from politicians anxious to stem the...