Latest update: 20/12/2010
Germany: nuclear waste
The fallout from a German nuclear waste shipment: protests turn violent near Dannenberg when opponents block a train carrying radioactive material. And there's yet more trouble on the tracks, this time in Stuttgart. Plans to put it on the high speed rail map have provoked a furious reaction. Meanwhile Pope Benedict the Sixteenth's been guest of honour in Barcelona this weekend. There he consecrated a Spanish masterpiece that's still unfinished after nearly 13 decades.