German far-right politician Frank Magnitz has been beaten up and severely injured in an attack seen by police as politically motivated.
The leader of Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Bremen was attacked by three people in the centre of the northern city on Monday.
Masked men knocked him unconscious with a piece of wood and kicked him in the head, AfD officials said.
They praised a construction worker for coming to his aid.
Mr Magnitz had just left a new year reception in Bremen’s Kunsthalle art museum when he was attacked. Read more