Protesters in northern Germany
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German nuclear protesters clash with police

Police in northern Germany have used water cannons against demonstrators waiting for the arrival of a shipment of nuclear waste from France.

Scuffles broke out between police and protesters after fireworks and paint were thrown at officers.

Protesters had tried to block a crossroads at Metzingen, near the shipment's destination.

  • 25 Nov 2011
  • From the section Europe