Steven Gerrard scored in vain as Basel ended Liverpool's Champions League campaign while advancing to the knockout stage with a 1-1 draw at Anfield on Tuesday that consigned Gerrard's side to the Europa League.
For the second time in as many days, a residential building in Vienna has been evacuated due to risk of collapse.
According to a report from the Associated Press, one of Austria's most famous opera singers Anna Netrebko has infuriated the Austrian government through her support of the separatist movement, as well as handing over 1 million rubles to Donetsk separatists in Ukraine.
The US representative at a major conference on nuclear weapons rejected calls Tuesday for a treaty immediately eliminating them, saying Washington prefers a "step-by-step" approach, according to a report from Agence France-Presse (AFP).
Countries have more than doubled the number of Syrian refugees they are willing to resettle to over 100,000, the head of the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.
Users of public transport in Switzerland will have access to a smart card that serves as an annual pass or a half-price card starting late next summer.
Brace yourselves, it’s Christmas. And Christmas in Denmark is really quite the production, as columnist Michael Booth explains.
A retired British widower, who allegedly used his loneliness to lure unsuspecting women to his home on the French Riviera before turning into a sex-crazed “monster”, went on trial this week for murder, attempted murder and rape.
With Christmas on the way, it’s time to get into the yuletide swing of things. And what better way to get those festive feelings flowing than a visit to a Christmas market. The Local gives you the lowdown on 10 of the best in France.
Spanish police are working together with their French counterparts to find two French students who went missing while on their way home from Zaragoza to visit their families.
Thought corruption in France was a thing of the past? Not so, Transparency International released a map on Tuesday showing the most corrupt regions of the country based 258 recorded cases. So where's top?
After being nominated in October, the top scientists, activists, and writers selected by the Nobel Prize committees in Stockholm and Oslo this year, will pick up their prizes on Wednesday. Ahead of the ceremonies, here's a recap of the 13 new Nobel names you need to know about.
Bavarian police were surprised on Sunday when an anonymous caller rang the emergency number and asked for the quickest way to get into "the slammer".
Emigration has hit a ten-year high as Italians abandon their home country for better prospects abroad, with the UK the top destination.
Pop star prank, advertising ruse or the real thing? The British former boy-band star says it's time to grow up and get a proper job - in Germany.
UPDATED: Italy's controversial plans to shake-up the labour market have received the endorsement of Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but she also warned that the country could be heading for a social explosion if it fails to address chronic youth unemployment and a "toxic" economy.
Sweden's Moderate Party has nominated Anna Kinberg Batra to become its new leader in a move that could see her become the country's first ever female Prime Minister.
Batten down the hatches: Meteorologists are warning that the season's most powerful wind storm to date will move in late on Tuesday, followed by another one on Friday.
An exhibition in Paris has given a glimpse into the future by showcasing the newest "Made in France" inventions featuring everything from automatic tattoo machines to office gardens. The Local went along and came back with 15 of the best, (or at least pictures of them).
Tattoos have become so commonplace in Sweden that Stockholm is now believed to be home to the world's most inked population outside of tribal societies. The Local takes a closer look at the trend.
A Bavarian court on Tuesday jailed a 60-year-old former driver for ten years and six months after a spectacular arson spree that left a trail of destruction - and DNA traces - behind him until his arrest.
Italy is among the top 20 countries in the world when it comes to tackling climate change, according to a report published on Monday as the United Nations Climate Conference gets underway in Peru.
Serge Lazarevic, who is believed to be the last French national being held hostage around the world has been freed in Mali, the French president announced on Tuesday.
The story of a former Vienna ice cream parlour owner who shot, dismembered, and then buried her ex-husband and her lover in the cellar of her shop may become a Hollywood film - according to a report in the Heute newspaper.
The brother of Mango, an Italian singer-songwriter who died on stage on Sunday, has passed away just a day after the death of his younger sibling.
A prosecutor investigating alleged tax fraud by Spain's Princess Cristina, the sister of Spain's King Felipe, says charges against her should be dropped as they are unfounded and merely based on public pressure.
The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the Geneva-based World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
Around 100 people descended on a Madrid Burger King restaurant recently to protest against reported homophobia at the fast food giant.
We all knew that finding a permanent job in France was like winning the lottery, and new figures suggest that it's getting harder and harder with companies overwhelmingly preferring to hand out temporary contacts.
The makers of hit Swedish game Candy Crush have been drawn into a row about a British politician who was caught playing the popular app in a House of Commons committee meeting.
Changes by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) could result in Norway co-hosting the Olympics with its neighbours.
The 75-year-old Danish National Chamber Orchestra will lay down its instruments for good after the culture minister and public broadcaster DR come to terms on a new public service agreement.
The Swiss mountain resort town of Saint Moritz is the second most expensive place in the world for tourist and business accommodation, according to the results of a survey released on Tuesday.
Viennese business owners have voted in favour of creating special ‘tourist zones’ in the city that allow Sunday opening hours for shops.
A doctor banned for life for doping offences involving top athletes including Lance Armstrong has hit back at reports of a secret meeting with members of the embattled Astana cycling team.
A woman in Sicily is being investigated over the murder of her eight-year-old son, whose body was found in a canal last month.
The constant barrage of criticism towards France’s lifeless economy from across the Rhine has riled the French finance minister, who has accused Berlin of feeding the populist, anti-EU sentiment that the far-right National Front thrives on.
Spain's "retroactive" policies are damaging the country's renewable energy sector, with the country slipping down the rankings fast, a new study on action against climate change reveals.
A 60-year-old Muslim woman was seriously injured after being attacked at a bank in Vienna, in an incident which appears to have been motivated by Islamophobia.
Climate NGOs reserved special criticism for Germany in an annual report on countries' action against climate change as a UN summit gets underway in Peru.
Animal rights activists gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to bare their naked, blood-covered bodies in a protest against the killing of mammals to make fur coats.
After being nominated in October, the top scientists, activists, writers selected by the Nobel Prize committee in Stockholm this year, will pick up their prizes on Wednesday. Ahead of the ceremony, here's a recap on the 13 new Nobel names you need to know about.
Changes by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) could result in Denmark co-hosting the Olympics with its neighbours.
Seven people in Wels, Upper Austria, have been admitted to hospital after taking a form of synthetic cannabis known as bonzai and one person is being treated in intensive care.
Cryonics, the frozen suspension of bodies for their eventual reanimation, has inspired movies for decades. While still scorned by many scientists, a Bavarian gerontologist has prepared his own frozen preservation after a lifetime of studying aging in humans.
The official unemployment rate in Switzerland edged higher for the second consecutive month in November to 3.2 percent from 3.1 percent in October driven again by an increase in jobless foreigners, government figures released on Tuesday show.
Delayed flights are now taking off at Stockholm's Arlanda airport following a bomb threat at terminal five. Police are still investigating what happened.
The case against an 89-year-old man from Germany who was charged in connection with the notorious World War II massacre of hundreds of French villagers, was thrown out on Tuesday.
The family of a murdered Swedish bride whose millionaire husband was cleared of her killing have blasted the decision by a South African judge not to put him on the stand during his sensational trial.
Malala Yousafzai will pick up her Nobel peace prize on Wednesday, but the youngest ever laureate already has an even more startling memento from her young life: the blood-soaked school uniform she wore when shot by the Taliban.
A Spanish policeman, well-known for his one-man protests in Barcelona, has been viciously attacked by three lions after jumping into their enclosure at the city's zoo.
A base jumper died on Monday after leaping from a mountain in northern Italy, the latest tragedy to hit the extreme sport in recent months.
Spanish police have arrested a man they suspect of being involved in a hit-and-run incident in southern Spain in 2003 in which a British tourist died.
Sweden has scored second in the world in an international report looking at how well countries are tackling climate change, released as part of the United Nations Climate Conference which is taking place in Peru this week.
Updated: A judge in Madrid on Tuesday ordered the taxi app company Uber to immediately stop all operations in Spain, a decision the company has said it could appeal.
UPDATE: Chancellor Merkel used her speech at the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) conference to set out her stall for the 2017 election battle, with particularly harsh words for junior coalition partners the Social Democratic Party (SPD).
Fleet-fingered Norwegians are closing in on a record year for text messaging.
Log fires in Paris apartments are set to be outlawed from January 1st next year. That was until France’s Ecology Minister suggested the prohibition was "ridiculous" and that she will overturn it.
The Danish team in the Volvo Ocean Race had to leave their boat stranded on a reef in the middle of the Indian Ocean and now plans to build a new vessel in order to complete the nine-month race.
The US government sued Deutsche Bank on Monday for creating shell companies that allowed it to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes.
UPDATE: "There are still limits in the political battle of ideas", Justice Minister Heiko Mass said on Tuesday after a march by anti-Islam group Pegida in Dresden on Monday night.
Pedestrianised, diesel-free and open all hours: Paris is cleaning up its act as the City of Light seeks to cement its position as one of the world's most visited cities.
Denmark has once again topped an international report on global climate protection, released in Lima, Peru as part of the United Nations Climate Conference.
Roma coach Rudi Garcia believes his side will cope with the pressure of having their Champions League destiny in their hands on Wednesday when a win at home over Manchester City would ensure they reach the last 16 for the first time since the 2010/11 campaign.
Sweden's politicians will fuel further segregation and the rise of the nationalist Sweden Democrats if they refuse to develop a new language on immigration, argues Mohammed Amin Kharraki, a teacher and spokesperson for Sweden's Islamic Association.
An Italian man has been arrested in Morocco on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy, local media reported on Monday.
A quarter of all pupils at a school in southern Sweden have have been struck down with a winter vomiting bug. 150 children are sick, in addition to a host of teaching staff.
They say you can never be too educated - and there's more to life than meatballs and cinnamon buns. So where do you start after relocating to Stockholm?
A hapless thief in central Sweden has been arrested after he locked himself inside an electronics store during an attempted robbery.
The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has opened an inquiry into the fatal bus accident which left two people dead and scores injured in western Sweden.