Cycling to Norway

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mercalia
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Cycling to Norway

Postby mercalia » 23 Oct 2015, 9:17am

Hundreds of migrants have cycled into Norway from Russia after finding a new route into Europe that avoids the deadly Mediterranean crossing. They are not allowed to cross the Arctic border on foot, so a lucrative trade in bicycles has opened up, with migrants buying bikes and pedalling the final few metres.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34602208