More than ten thousand demonstrators demonstrated against neo-Nazi marches on Saturday across Germany. Around 200 extreme right wingers were detained.
A drunken motorist collided with a festive crowd in a small town in Germany on Saturday, hurting 14 pedestrians, including one who was critically injured.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed during a telephone conversation on Saturday on the need to act quickly to unlock a rescue package for Greece, the French presidency said.
Germany's Finance Ministry has slashed the budget for several climate protection projects, reports Der Spiegel. The Ministry says the recession forced the cuts to be made.
After Belgium's parliament voted to ban Islamic full-face veils, the German vice-president of the European Parliament has called for a ban of the burka throughout Europe.
A group of artists is offering a controversial take on Berlin’s traditional May Day riots this year, providing live audio for what they consider a mass political performance. But are they simply glorifying the violence?
Google "has agreed to start its new 'Street View' service only when all the objections raised by citizens have been fully taken into account," said Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner in a statement after talks.
In the night before May Day, clashes between police and leftist demonstrators in Hamburg left 14 people injured. In Berlin, however, the feared violence did not materialize.