FROM BBC NEWS:
Activists in northern Germany have been fighting running battles with police, trying to halt a train carrying nuclear waste from France.
Officers used batons, pepper spray, tear gas and water cannon to disperse at least 1,000 protesters who were trying to sabotage railway tracks.
The protesters hurled fireworks and set a police car on fire near Dannenberg.
Earlier, the train was halted after activists lowered themselves on ropes from a bridge over the tracks.
Sunday's clashes took place near Dannenberg - the final destination for the train before the waste is loaded onto lorries and taken to a storage facility.
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