The Danske Bank unit Realkredit Danmark faces accusations of leaking insider information and price manipulation.
Viktor Troicki made the most of his return to tennis after serving a one-year ban as the Serb defeated Austria's Dominic Thiem 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 on Monday to reach the second round of the Swiss Open in Gstaad.
Vaud cantonal police were seeking witnesses after a 32-year-old man was stabbed to death in Vevey on Monday.
Milan Gajic, a player for the Bern football team Young Boys, is facing the embarrassment of a lifetime after a video of his own goal over the weekend went viral on the internet.
A carousel at an amusement park near Stavanger stopped due to an electrical failure, leaving 20 people helpless over 30 meters above ground on Monday.
Russian authorities have opened an investigation into the death of five-year-old boy adopted by an Italian family in a move that could jeopardize Italy's position as the leading destination for adopted Russian children.
French President François Hollande called on Monday for "everything" possible to be done in order to stop the civilian suffering in Gaza due to an Israeli bombing campaign and ground attack.
After three banned pro-Palestinian protests ended in full scale riots, the French government must now decide whether to allow another demo to go ahead on Saturday. The head of the French League of Human Rights tells The Local it would be major mistake to ban it.
An elderly Frenchwoman insisted this week's she's no criminal after being hit with a €500 fine for feeding the stray cats in her neighborhood. The court, which adhered to the strict rules of French law surrounding feeding stray animals, clearly saw it differently.
Brazilian superstar Marta will be donning the colours of FC Rosengård this season with the Swedish club hoping the investment will keep them at the top of the women's game.
Spanish Second Division side CD Lugo have released what are quite possibly the most unusual football kits ever: one of a draft beer and another one of an octopus tentacle. The Local looks at why they've done it and trawls the web to find the ugliest kits in Spanish footballing history.
Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini on Monday vowed the EU would agree on a "strong" response to the crisis in Ukraine, which escalated last week with the deaths of 298 people on board a downed passenger jet.
Julius Bär said on Monday it expects to strike a deal with American authorities over a probe into the Swiss bank's role in helping Americans evade taxes by the end of the year.
The American Jewish Committee in Berlin has filed a complaint with the city's police about anti-Semitic slogans being chanted at pro-Palestine rallies, while Germany's Jewish community on Monday condemned an "explosion of evil and violent hatred of Jews".
UPDATE: Karl Albrecht, who became Germany's richest man by co-founding with his brother Theo the discount supermarket chain Aldi, has died aged 94, the company announced on Monday.
Five out of nine Austrian states did not take in as many asylum seekers as they were supposed to according to a deal from 2012.
Swedish police are investigating the suspected kidnapping of a Swedish citizen by pro-Russian separatists at a road block in eastern Ukraine.
German typewriter manufacturers are enjoying a boom in sales following the NSA spying scandal. A German defence manufacturer switched to typewriters last year, while last week a leading politician called for the government to use the old technology.
It's holiday season and town and cities across Spain are laying on a wealth of events for locals and visitors alike. Here The Local gives you a round up of all the best events around the country in August.
Electric buses which can recharge their batteries fast when at bus stops are to be developed by Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB and Volvo Buses of Sweden, ABB said on Monday.
There is a popular narrative in Denmark that we speak our minds freely while the Swedes bite their tongue, but political commentator Brian Esbensen argues that Danes find it easier to criticise others than to look at their own problems.
Members of a mafia clan in the Naples area were arrested on Monday, accused of extorting funeral parlour owners and murdering a string of fellow gangsters.
Swedish defence firm Saab has declined to provide a bid for a 30 billion ($4.37 billion) Danish fighter contract while reports indicate that US firm Lockheed Martin is set to land the deal.
A selfie taken by two teenagers featuring Spain's new Queen Letizia took Spain by storm on Monday, with the girls describing the wife of the country's new king as "very friendly".
A 27-year-old Vorarlberg man has been found guilty of engaging in National Socialist activities, including operating as a leading member of the group National Action Vorarlberg.
Swedish truck maker Volvo Group said Monday that it is considering considering its legal options after a US appeals court upheld a multimillion fine on environmental infringements of its marine engines.
Nick Schwarz, a 23-year-old from Portland, Oregon, is a reporter for the current affairs programme Reality Check, at FM4 radio in Vienna. The Local talked to him about why he came to Austria.
Tantric massages provide sexual pleasure and are subject to the same tax levied on brothels and swinger clubs in a German city, a court ruled on Monday.
Germany lags its rivals when it comes to innovation, according to global rankings. But in other measures it leads Europe in technological progress. How innovative is the country really?
Around 300 people were evacuated from a residential high-rise building in Innsbruck after a fire broke out on the roof on Sunday evening at around 10:00 pm.
The trial of a German student who has been in custody since his participation in demonstrations against the Akademikerball (Academic's Ball) in January this year, continues.
The anxious Jewish community in the Paris suburb of Sarcelles was left picking up the pieces on Monday a day after being targeted by "anti-Semitic" rioters. The Local visited the town, where some French Jews said they were considering leaving the country.
A 26-year-old Swedish woman has been named Australia's best intern and is set to travel 3000km across the country to take part in a series of adventures as part of her prize.
A lieutenant who's sold 10,000 copies of a book in which he exposes alleged cases of corruption in Spain's military has gone on hunger strike after being detained in a military prison.
Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger of the conservative People's Party (ÖVP) is calling for reforms within the state railways (ÖBB), saying it is the main cost driver for the budget.
Police on Monday were investigating the death of a man, thought to be from Aghanistan, who was found on a high-speed train to Milan with his throat cut and €30,000.
The official bidding period has expired for weapons producers looking to land the Danish military's 30 billion kroner contract. Swedish producer Saab thinks the decision has already been made and thus failed to provide a bid.
Norwegian football club Rosenborg fired coach Per Joar Hansen on Monday after defeat in a Europa League qualifying match.
A group of hotels in Paris are experimenting with the idea of allowing customers to pay the price they believe their stay was really worth. It sounds like a great idea for tourists, but could the initiative take on permanently in the future?
Four German citizens were among the 298 who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. The women had all moved to different parts of the world to pursue their dreams.
Spain's foreign minister on Monday joined international calls for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the wake of an emergency United Nations meeting on the crisis.
Fines from traffic offences are an increasingly important revenue source for government budgets - according to a report in the Kurier newspaper.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived in Italy over the weekend, in a visit akin to a "homecoming", promising to help plough cash into Rome's crumbling heritage while dining on pasta and sea bass.
A sombre group of Ukrainians gathered in Vienna's Stephansplatz on Sunday evening to mourn the victims of the Malaysian Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine last week.
Italy’s Ministry of Education has launched an investigation after a teacher at a Catholic school in Trento was allegedly sacked because of her sexuality.
UPDATED: Syrian refugees seeking a better life in Sweden are being made to wait up for a year to get an embassy interview as the number of asylum applications has increased dramatically in the past year.
Nearly half of Danes in a recent poll supported taking the law into their own hands and parents are increasingly confronting children who they suspect of harassing their own kids.
A man remains in critical condition after he found himself trapped in an underwater cave for 20 hours with only a small air pocket to keep him alive.
Three people were injured on Monday morning in an explosion at a doctor’s surgery in central Munich.
The war in Paris between traditional taxis and private minicab (VTC) firms shows no sign of being resolved. After protesting taxi drivers caused traffic chaos earlier this year, Monday will see VTC drivers demonstrate in central Paris against a new law.
Sweden's long hot summer looks set to continue for a while yet with temperatures expected to stay around the 26C mark in places but some beaches have had to turn bathers away due to high levels of bacteria in the water.
Two Madrid police officers have been injured in a car crash in which the driver of the other vehicle later claimed he hadn't heard their emergency siren over the sound of his own car radio. City authorities argue they're trying to meet noise pollution levels.
UPDATE: A US student and an eight-year-old boy are among at least 18 swimmers to have died since Friday as bathers try to cool off in a heatwave which has brought highs of 36C to Germany.
Spanish police have arrested one of Colombia's most wanted men, a crime boss known as 'El Ratón' (The Mouse), whose organization is linked to as many as 400 murders in the South American country.
France's interior minister on Monday slammed "intolerable" acts of anti-Semitism after a rally against Israel's Gaza offensive descended into violence. The government now faces a decision on whether to ban further anti-Israel protests planned for this week.
Around 11,000 people gathered in central Vienna on Sunday to demonstrate against Israeli attacks on Gaza. According to the police the demonstration remained peaceful.
Monitors from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were not able to secure an access corridor on the weekend to the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, an area controlled by pro-Russia rebels.
A Swedish politician who took part in a topless protest against Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has been ousted from her party's list of candidates in southern Sweden.
Known as a tech-savvy and trend sensitive bunch, Swedes are predictably punching above their weight when it comes to YouTube with several "super celebs" reaching out to global audiences in their millions.
Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered a cemetery, including tombs containing inscriptions with curses to ward off looters, in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome.
Homosexuals have had equal adoption rights since 2010, but it wasn't until an Aarhus couple returned from South Africa with their daughter in tow that the law change paid off.
The town of Reus in Spain's Catalonia region on Friday passed legislation banning the wearing of full face veils in public places, the first decision of its kind in Spain.
An investigation is continuing into the kidnapping and murder of a 14-year-old girl by a 30-year-old man who is believed to have committed suicide in woods east of Lausanne.
Germany’s long and rowdy World Cup celebrations did not just take a toll of fans and players – the trophy was also damaged on Sunday night at the afterparty in Brazil as the team celebrated victory over Argentina.
When the ship horns sound out on Italy's Giglio Island, the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship will set sail in a solemn final adieu after a tragedy at sea in which 32 people died and which transformed this sleepy Eden into an international salvage site.
Two banned pro-Palestinian protests held in and around Paris at the weekend descended into violence as riot police clashed with youths, who looted shops, burned cars and bins and shouted anti-Israel slogans. This gallery of images captures some of the carnage on the streets.
A former German professional footballer committed suicide on Friday following a long battle with depression.
A powerful delegation that included ENI CEO Claudio Descalzi accompanied Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Mozambique this weekend as part of a trip aimed at bolstering trade ties with the African continent.
A woman in her 50s has been arrested in southern Sweden on suspicion of killing a man of a similar age. He was discovered in an apartment with severe stab wounds and later died in hospital.
The deadly Israeli offensive in Gaza has let loose an unprecedented wave of hate on media websites and social networks in France that moderators say they are struggling to contain.
A rule of thumb says that only thefts with a value of more than 100,000 kroner get investigated by Copenhagen Police. In 2013, 95 percent of all reported thefts were merely noted down in a journal.
A suicide bomber who below himself up in Baghdad on Saturday was a German, according to report. A series of attacks by Islamist extremist group ISIS shook the Iraqi capital, killing at least 24 people.
Germany Mona Barthel claimed the Swedish Open title on Sunday with a a 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) win over South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers, her third career title.
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway marked his 41st birthday on Dvergsøya, Kristiansand on Sunday.
Norwegian Alexander Kristoff won stage 15 of the Tour de France and his second victory in the competition on Sunday.