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  • Paris May Day protests: Police and demonstrators clash

    Union marches are disrupted as other groups join demonstration and clash with police.

    BBC News
  • Berlin police braced for violent May Day protests

    Officers drafted into German capital with 20,000 activists to protest over gentrification German police have said they are bracing themselves for violent protests in the capital on 1 May, a traditional day for leftwing demonstrations. As many as 20,000 activists are expected to concentrate their protests on the eastern district of Friedrichshain, railing against the spread of gentrification in the part of Berlin where the majority of new property developments are taking place. Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • French police clash with May Day protesters on Paris streets

    PARIS (AP) — French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters who set fires and smashed up vehicles as thousands of people gathered for May Day rallies Wednesday under tight security. About 165 arrests were made. Police