Ten exciting plots in the Danish election
Denmark

Ten exciting plots in the Danish election

From a small party that could play kingmaker to a controversial celebrity trying to make parliament as an independent, here is The Local's guide to the best stories worth watching during the campaign.

Belgium, Netherlands probe BND spy claims
Germany

Belgium, Netherlands probe BND spy claims

Belgium and the Netherlands have launched probes into claims of widespread espionage by Germany, which is accused of helping the US spy on Berlin's closest allies in Europe, officials said Friday.

Eight Swedes on Russian European Union blacklist
Sweden

Eight Swedes on Russian European Union blacklist

Eight Swedish nationals are on a list of 89 people who are barred entry into Russia. Sweden has asked Russian authorities to provide a reason for the bans, but has received no response.

Ethiopian and Swede win Stockhom Marathon
Sweden

Ethiopian and Swede win Stockhom Marathon

As if the marathon runners didn't have enough to deal with already, the heavens opened in Stockholm on Saturday, making for a very wet and windy race. But the damp didn't keep Swede Isabellah Andersson from taking home her seventh victory medal, with Yekeber Bayabel from Ethiopia winning the men's race.

‘A tremendous boon for travel’: US ambassador
Sweden

‘A tremendous boon for travel’: US ambassador

The planned preclearance facility at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport is meant to improve the overall travel experience for customers and boost security. It’s a win-win situation, says Mark Brzezinski, the US ambassador to Sweden, in this editorial for The Local.

IN PHOTOS: Copenhagen Beer Festival
Denmark

IN PHOTOS: Copenhagen Beer Festival

The nation may stil be best known in the beer world for Carlsberg and Tuborg, but there is a beer revolution brewing in Denmark.

Sunday vote seen as test for Italian PM
Italy

Sunday vote seen as test for Italian PM

Italians are set to vote Sunday in regional elections seen as an important test for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and for the fading Forza Italia party of Silvio Berlusconi.

Lonely Planet to change Stockholm guide blunder
Sweden

Lonely Planet to change Stockholm guide blunder

UPDATED: Lonely Planet, the largest travel guidebook publisher in the world has said it is reprinting its latest pocket guide to Stockholm after an error led to a different Swedish city appearing on the front cover.

Blatter slams US and Uefa ‘hate’ campaign
Switzerland

Blatter slams US and Uefa ‘hate’ campaign

Fifa leader Sepp Blatter said on Saturday he was "shocked" at the way the US judiciary has targeted football's world body and slammed what he called a "hate" campaign by Europe's football leaders.

Stockholm airport to get fast lane into US
Sweden

Stockholm airport to get fast lane into US

Travelers from Stockholm will have an easier time entering the US in the future. The US has decided to make Arlanda a “preclearance” airport, meaning customs procedures will take place on Swedish soil.

Denmark’s ten must-see concerts in June
Denmark

Denmark’s ten must-see concerts in June

With several major festivals getting under way and a strong line-up at Copenhagen venues, June is a month filled with musical options for every taste.