Rioting in Sweden continues for a second day after the far-right Hard Line party led by Rasmus Paludan organized a Quran burning event in Landskrona.
Belgium expels five far-right Danish activists associated with Rasmus Paludan, ahead of a planned Quran burning event in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Brussels. The area has a large Muslim community and it was feared that the Quran burning could spark civil unrest. Asylum Secretary Sammy Mahdi said the group is a "serious threat to public order".
Sweden bans far-right Danish leader Rasmus Paludan from entering the country for two years in response to last night's unrest in the city of Malmö, in which hundreds of Muslim youths clashed with police following the burning of a Quran. Malmö police say his behaviour posed "a threat to the fundamental interests of society".
Rioting erupts in Malmö, Sweden, following a Quran book burning event by far-right Danish politician Rasmus Paludan in the city. Police say as many as 300 people gathered to protest the anti-Islam activities, which then became violent as protesters set fires and attacked police.
Sweden's new centre-left government creates a surprise by announcing that the country will recognise the state of Palestine, and becomes the first European country to do so while a member of the European Union.