29 November 2021,   22:17
Hundreds arrested, police use water cannons to quell protests against Germany’s COVID rules

Police in Berlin have arrested 300 demonstrators during protests against Germany’s coronavirus restrictions, writes BBC.

Some 38,000 people took to the streets in the city for mostly peaceful demonstrations.

Later hundreds of protesters, many from the far right, tried to storm the Reichstag, the home of Germany"s federal parliament.

A number of people were arrested and German politicians condemned the attack as shameful and unacceptable.

Earlier some 200 people were arrested at one rally, which the authorities blamed on right-wing agitators who were said to have thrown stones and bottles.