The Local’s party guide: Danish People’s Party
Denmark

The Local’s party guide: Danish People’s Party

Keep confusing the Danish political parties with their Borgen equivalents? The Local's political party guide separates fact from fiction. This segment: the Danish People's Party.

The Local’s party guide: Social Liberals
Denmark

The Local’s party guide: Social Liberals

Keep confusing the Danish political parties with their Borgen equivalents? The Local's political party guide separates fact from fiction. This segment: the Social Liberals (Radikale).

Swedish prince weds former glamour model
Sweden

Swedish prince weds former glamour model

Flag-waving Swedes and royals celebrated in the blazing summer sun on Saturday as reality show starlet Sofia Hellqvist became a real-life princess as she married Prince Carl Philip.

Iran asks Austria to secure nuclear talks
Austria

Iran asks Austria to secure nuclear talks

Iran has asked Austria's government to take immediate measures to protect the cyber security of nuclear talks, media reported Saturday after reports emerged of suspected espionage at negotiation venues.

Huge drugs stash found on military official
France

Huge drugs stash found on military official

27 kgs of cocaine have been discovered in the suitcase of a French military officer as he tried to board a plane in French Guyana, the local prosecutor's office said on Saturday.

Raiders smash way into Stockholm pawn shop
Sweden

Raiders smash way into Stockholm pawn shop

At least three robbers, using an industrial loader, broke into a pawnshop in Skärholmen centre, just outside Stockholm, on Saturday afternoon.

Swiss cyclist Jolanda Neff rides into history
Switzerland

Swiss cyclist Jolanda Neff rides into history

Switzerland's women's mountain bike world champion Jolanda Neff wrote herself a little chapter of sporting history on Saturday when she became the first ever European Games gold medalist in Baku.

Swiss fly out opposition journalist from Baku
Switzerland

Swiss fly out opposition journalist from Baku

Switzerland has flown out of Azerbaijan an opposition journalist who had been sheltering for ten months at its embassy in Baku, officials said Saturday, a day after the inaugural European Games opened in the tightly-controlled ex-Soviet country.

West Sweden man arrested for ‘killing bull’
Sweden

West Sweden man arrested for ‘killing bull’

A man has been arrested in Kil in western Sweden, for allegedly killing a bull by shooting it in the head, police have said.

Is Stockholm the world’s creative capital?
Sweden

Is Stockholm the world’s creative capital?

What is Stockholm's secret? How has the city taken over the the music and tech worlds? What's in the water? And will the bubble burst? The Brilliant Minds conference brought up these questions and more.

Migrants in hunger strike at France-Italy border

Migrants in hunger strike at France-Italy border

Dozens of migrants refused entry into France went on hunger strike on Saturday at the border crossing in Ventimiglia in Italy, where they organised a sit-in and threatened to block traffic.

Italy complain after swastika etched on pitch
Italy

Italy complain after swastika etched on pitch

Italy have made an official complaint to Uefa after a large swastika appeared to have been mowed into the turf before their Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia at the Stadion Poljud in Split.

Ada Colau becomes new mayor of Barcelona
Spain

Ada Colau becomes new mayor of Barcelona

The anti-eviction activist turned politician Ada Colau was sworn in as mayor of Barcelona on Saturday thanks to the support of independents and Socialists, the parties said on Friday.

RECAP: Carl Philip and Sofia charm the world
Sweden

RECAP: Carl Philip and Sofia charm the world

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip has married his long-term girlfriend Sofia Hellqvist at Stockholm's Royal Palace. The Local was there throughout the day.

Polar bears now eating dolphins as Arctic warms
Norway

Polar bears now eating dolphins as Arctic warms

According to Norwegian scientists, polar bears are now developing a taste for dolphins and blame global warming for the bears expanding their diet.

Norway charity accused of money laundering
Norway

Norway charity accused of money laundering

A Norwegian human rights organisation and its Palestinian-born leader have been accused of money laundering and receiving stolen goods.

Swedish prince to marry former reality TV star
Sweden

Swedish prince to marry former reality TV star

UPDATED: After months and months of preparation it's finally time. This afternoon, Prince Carl Philip and his former model and reality TV star fiancée Sofia Hellqvist, will say 'ja' to each other.

Sweden draw with USA in Women’s World Cup
Sweden

Sweden draw with USA in Women’s World Cup

Sweden held the tournament favourites, USA, to a 0-0 draw in the second match of the group stages.

Three arrested after missing teen found dead
Sweden

Three arrested after missing teen found dead

The body of Lisa Holm, 17, has been found in central Sweden, five days after the cafe worker went missing.

Foo Fighters singer in Swedish stage fall
Sweden

Foo Fighters singer in Swedish stage fall

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl gave new meaning Friday to the advice for performers to "break a leg" after he fell from stage in Gothenburg and returned to play in a cast.

Four dead in Gothenburg explosion at roundabout
Sweden

Four dead in Gothenburg explosion at roundabout

Four people - one a pre-school child - have died after their car exploded in Torslanda near Gothenburg last night.