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13th Apr 2024

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Denmark seizes first refugee valuables

Copenhagen police confiscated €10,700 from five Iraqi citizens, marking the first use of a controversial law that allows police to seize precious items. "Danish police checks every day whether asylum seekers have valuables ​​that can help finance the costs of their stay. Police now found valuables ​​that could be seized for the purpose," said Per Fiig, a police officer. The five Iraqis were arrested and sought asylum in Denmark.

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EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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