carnival

German police investigate anti-immigrant float in carnival parade

German police are investigating the appearance of a mock Nazi tank in a carnival parade marked with the words "Asylum Defence Force," for inciting hatred against migrants.

Police: Cologne carnival relatively peaceful, 35 sex assault charges

Cologne's annual street carnival has so far been relatively peaceful, police in the western German city said, despite having logged over 400 complaints by Sunday.

Carnival Charity Ball held in Rijeka

A Carnival Charity Ball was held in the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka on Saturday evening to raise funds for equipment for the sensory park of the local Centre for Autism.

Cologne police receive 224 complaints during first night of carnival

Police said on Friday they have so far received a total of 224 complaints from people attending Germany's annual carnival in the western city of Cologne, which was the focus of mass sexual attacks...

Venice carnival opens with traditional "flight of the angel"

A 19-year-old beauty contest winner swung off St Mark's Tower before thousands of onlookers, as the traditional "flight of the angel" spectacle marked Sunday the official start of the Venice...

Cologne carnival steps up radio communication after attacks

The organizers of the Cologne carnival are stepping up their radio communication network for next month's parade following fears of violence after numerous attacks on women in the city on New Year...