Cyprus was expected to deport six French citizens to Switzerland after they were detained at the island's main airport and suspected of links to extremist groups, Cypriot authorities said on Monday.
A swimming complex in Lausanne that hosted the Swiss national championships was closed on Monday after 40 competitors fell sick from a mystery ailment.
An object resembling a suicide vest was found on Monday in a bin in a suburb just south of Paris, according to reports in the French media.
When Sofie Järvi and Marie Strinnholm left their dogs in their car to go have some lunch at the Hotel Laponia in Arvidsjaur, northern Sweden, in the summer, little did they expect the patter of 28 tiny paws would be imminent.
The identity of a tiny vandal who caused a power outage for thousands of customers – including a dairy factory storing huge amounts of cheese – in southern Sweden was revealed on Monday.
Temperatures across Italy plummeted over the weekend as a dramatic change in the weather brought wind, rain and even snow in some low-lying areas.
France's top administrative court has backed an order that forces the French government to improve conditions at the New Jungle camp in Calais, after several NGOs said the camp had "serious human rights violations".
A British expat living in Murcia has been handed a suspended prison sentence for failing to update the UK benefits office, as authorities vow to hunt down benefit thieves.
A majority of voters in Aldaia near Valencia voted "no" to bullrunning activities, part of a growing tide turning against the Spanish tradition.
A Swedish man has described his luck after his picture of a peculiar natural phenomenon in an icy river in the far north of the country hit the headlines in Sweden on Monday.
While Paris may appear to be slowly returning to normal, the terror attacks have prompted a series of knock-on effects could affect the capital and the country for a long time to come.
Daredevil skiers in Italy will have to be warier than ever this winter with many resorts now making people pay for first aid as they fight to cover costs.
As world leaders prepare to meet in Paris for the next climate change conference, a team of researchers in Sweden have uncovered a 'missing link' in our understanding of the last Ice Age.
The chairman of the right-wing Freedom Party in the Lower Austrian market town of Ladendorf has caused a stir on social media with a posting on Facebook in which he mourned “the good old days… when a popular sweet was still called Negerküsse” (negro kiss).
Huge processions, personalised coffins and an invitation to the Rolling Stones are among the ways that French families have begun burying the young victims of the November 13th Paris attacks.
As part of a 100-point ‘growth package’ presented on Monday, the Venstre government has proposed letting 17-year-olds drive.
When it comes to what they wear, Germans have a throwaway culture. A new survey by Greenpeace shows that the words Schuster (cobbler) and Schneider (tailor) have become little more than surnames in modern society.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Hamburg on Monday to pay their respects to former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, as the great and the good of Germany, Europe and the world gathered in church to bid him farewell.
Legendary carmaker Ferrari said on Monday it was seeking a share listing on the Milan stock exchange, a month after roaring onto Wall Street.
For perhaps the first time since the bombs and the Kalashnikovs shook Paris, the weekend offered those in capital the first real chance to try to regain a modicum of normality in their lives even though the tension still remains.
A greyhound puppy refused to leave the side of his blind sister and protected and guided her until the pair were rescued.
The Central Council of Jews in Germany called Monday for a limit to the migrant influx because of problems with integrating the mainly Muslim newcomers, earning a quick rebuke from a pro-refugee charity.
The Jewish Community organisation (IKG) in Austria has called for a limit on the number of refugees entering the country, warning of the risk of growing anti-Semitism as many of the migrants are from Middle Eastern countries.
A 25-year-old Viennese woman who killed her five-year-old son in July, saying that she heard voices from the TV telling her to do so, has been ruled as unfit to stand trial by Vienna’s criminal court and is being treated in an institution for mentally ill offenders.
The troubled airline Lufthansa is facing a new round of strikes, after air crew union UFO told its members to head for the pickets on Thursday and Friday.
Two men from the western Sweden city of Gothenburg have been charged with terrorist offences, including murder, that are alleged to have taken place in 2013.
The Vatican should withdraw criminal charges against two journalists over a leaks scandal rocking the Catholic Church, an international organization dealing with media rights has said.
Austria says it has won agreement from the EU to exclude spending on the migrant crisis from eurozone deficit target calculations.
Austria’s special forces police will be reinforced with extra officers, cutting edge technology and weapons and armoured limousines to deal with the higher threat to security from terrorists, Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner has said.
A well-known Danish YouTube star took to the streets of Aarhus to prove that “a little love can help” in the wake of the mistrust following the Paris attacks.
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus is often accused of bringing syphilis back to Europe from the New World, but new research shows he may not be guilty as charged.
One-third of unemployed people in Germany are unable to afford a square meal at least once every two days, figures from the Federal Office of Statistics showed on Monday.
A Roma protest in Malmö has ended, almost three weeks after a group of several dozen migrants set up camp outside city hall following the bulldozing of a controversial tent site.
When would-be bank robbers tried to loot a cash machine in Thuringia on Sunday morning, they decided the simplest option was to smash their way in with a digger. But the operation didn't go entirely smoothly.
UPDATED: A French customs officer was killed and another seriously injured left injured in a shooting in the southern city of Toulon on Monday, as France remains on high terror alert.
Not everyone enjoys 8-hour car trips or expensive train tickets just to hit the slopes. That's why so many Stockholmers opt for Kungsberget – the majestic mountain just two hours away. The Local finds out more.
Much of Spain has been put on alert for snow, wind and freezing temperatures as a polar air front sweeps across the nation.
Weather-related disasters have grown more frequent over the last 20 years, claiming more than 600,000 lives, a Geneva-based UN agency said on Monday, issuing a further call for nations to strike a landmark deal on climate change.
The Oslo primary school Grünerløkka was closed on Monday for the second time in recent weeks as police decide to take online threats seriously.
Concerns about terrorism in the wake of the Paris terror attacks sees support shift back towards traditional two parties, a new poll shows.
Billionaire Swiss businesswoman and sailor Dona Bertarelli has embarked with a crew of 13 men on a trimaran sailboat aiming to claim the Jules Verne trophy for the fastest voyage around the world.
Berlin luxury department store KaDeWe said Sunday that it would resume selling Israeli wines it had pulled from its shelves over new EU labelling guidelines for products from Jewish settlements.
Norway’s recent decision to tighten asylum policies in order to bring down the number of refugees seems to be in tune with popular sentiment, a new poll shows.
The 2015 Stockholm Film Festival concluded over the weekend. The Local brings you trailers for the three films that won the big prizes at this year’s shindig.
IN PICTURES: The Dordogne in southwestern France woke up to snow on Monday morning, prompting a flurry of activity on social media. Take a look.
Interior Minister Angelino Alfano has told the Italian public to "stay calm" after a spate of false alarms concerning terrorism attacks in the country over the weekend.
Italy's Muslim community must stand up to terrorists and build bridges with Italian society at large after the recent terror attacks in Paris if it wants to avoid a backlash, the head of Italy's Muslim Union has told The Local.
The Italian government has approved a privately funded rescue plan for four of the country's troubled small-to-medium sized banks.
Spanish authorities have issued an appeal for 23-year-old Soufiane Mezroui, who is thought to have entered Spain after a stint fighting in Syria.
British Prime Minister David Cameron joined François Hollande on Monday to pay his respects to those who died at the Bataclan. Cameron later said he supported France's bombing of Isis in Syria.
Want to experience true Swedish winter? Then it's time to think beyond Malmö markets and Stockholm ski slopes. From dog-sledding to ice music, here are eight ways to enjoy winter in Sweden's far north.
One of the biggest companies on the Swiss stock exchange announced on Monday that it was planning to delist from the bourse early next year.
More than 1,000 people marched through the streets of Madrid on Sunday calling for official recognition of crimes committed during the era of dictator Francisco Franco, 40 years after his death.
A cold front swept in over Germany over the weekend, decking countryside and cities in snow, but luckily only one serious road accident took place in the whole country.
A 28-year-old man is being held in a psychiatric unit after seriously injuring two police officers
French police are still struggling to identify two of the suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside the Stade de France with investigators releasing photo of the third unknown attacker on Sunday.
At first encounter, Danish is an intimidating language. But thousands of newcomers crack the code each year and you can too with the help of Studieskolen.
Public broadcaster ARD has pulled the plug on its candidate for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest just days after announcing him as their chosen man after a wave of objections to his political views.
Europe's most-wanted man Salah Abdeslam remained on the run on Monday despite a wave of overnight raids in Brussels aimed at tracking down the key suspect in the Paris attacks.
Goal-shy title contenders Inter Milan found their scoring boots in timely fashion on Sunday with a 4-0 win over Frosinone that fired Roberto Mancini's men two points clear in Serie A.
An overwhelming majority of Swedes think illicit drugs should remain banned, despite the legalization of narcotics being the subject of heated debate in recent years, a fresh poll has suggested.
After a weekend snowstorm walloped parts of Denmark, the nation was facing sub-zero temperatures and transport delays on Monday morning.
Sweden has more than a hundred ski resorts – but there’s only one where you can sip your very own cask of whisky on the top of a mountain peak. The Local finds out more about Lofsdalen – one of Sweden’s wildest resorts.
The Danish city of Aarhus has drawn global attention for its "soft-hands" approach to battling the radicalization of young Muslims with social techniques used in gang exit strategies.
A 22-year-old man who was wrongly seized by police on terrorism suspicions in northern Sweden following a national security alert has said he is feeling well and wants to return to Boliden.
Italian lighting designer Chiara Carucci, 36, is spreading her rays in Stockholm, where she scored her dream job at an energy and engineering consulting firm after giving a lecture in the city eight months ago.