And finally… IKEA offers Trump affordable wall construction solution

IKEA border wallA spoof of an IKEA flat-pack furniture kit shows how to cheaply build Donald Trump’s proposed Mexican border wall.

The Börder Wåll offers a “practical, ready-made solution” to the US president’s plans for a continuous barrier between the two countries, according to satirical news site The Postillon.

At just $9,999,999,999.99, the IKEA product would be a steal compared to a traditional wall, which is currently estimated to come in between $15 and $25 billion (£12 and £20 billion).

A graphic mimicking a typical minimal instruction sheet provided by the Swedish furniture giant has been mocked up for the builders.

It lists hundreds of thousands of panels and barbed-wire coils, along with millions of screws, but only specifies a single Allen key for assembly.

The Postillon suggests that the partition modules would be pressboard with a birch effect, and would connect to form a blockade that measures 33 feet (10 metres) tall and 1,954 miles (3,144 kilometres) long.

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