A 77-year-old woman from Osnabück has died in hospital after an examination machine weighing several tonnes fell on her.
If Germany can't deport a refugee back to the country they claim to be from, it gives financial incentives to other countries to take them in, a refugee organization claims.
The late Artur Fischer had more than 1,000 patents to his name when he died this week, putting him in a league with Thomas Edison. Here's what made him the "king" of inventions in Germany
Take a look at this 90-year-old video of daily life on the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris.
This map caused a stir in Sweden on Friday.
Renzi said "austerity doesn't work on its own".
The Danish telecoms industry is "shocked" by the extent of a new online surveillance plan from the government.
"I fear that there may be even more trouble," says National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson.
If you had to pick one street in Paris, just one, what would it be? See what a group of Paris-based bloggers, authors and travel guides went for when we asked them.
The mayor of Paris wants to merge four Paris arrondissements together. Here's how.
Want to put your developer skills toward a good cause? Here's your chance.
A huge cargo ship is in trouble off the western coast of France.
German authorities said on Friday they had carried out raids at the homes of elderly former SS soldiers accused of war crimes, including involvement in a 1944 civilian massacre in France.
Councillors fear the load bangs are distressing for the city's four-legged inhabitants.
Renowned for his surreal masterpieces, art lovers now have the chance to explore Dalí's world - with the help of a little virtual reality.
A new poll shows a “historic” drop in voter support for the Social Democrats, with eight of ten voters who jumped ship saying they left the party over its hard-line position on asylum and immigration.
The UN rights chief in Geneva is expressing alarm at new allegations of child abuse by foreign peacekeepers in the troubled Central African Republic, including cases involving European Union troops.
Should a presidential candidate know that Sweden has a king?
Norwegian police officers will no longer carry their weapons, the Police Directorate has announced.
Was it ever in doubt? Paris has regained its crown as the “most admired city in the world”.
Extremism and integration experts are calling for special programmes in Austrian prisons to help prevent convicts becoming radicalized when serving time.
Switzerland's Martina Hingis and India's Sania Mirza added the Australian Open title on Friday to their 2015 US Open and Wimbledon crowns as they maintained their dominance of women's doubles.
A Spanish court refused on Friday to drop a case against King Felipe's sister, who is on trial charged for tax evasion.
Gordon Goody, the mastermind behind one of Britain’s most notorious crimes, has died aged 86 at his home in Southern Spain.
A young girl at the centre of cover-up allegations by Moscow against Berlin spent the night of her alleged rape at a friend’s house, Berlin prosecutors have revealed.
The Italian maestro scooped the gong for his soundtrack on "The Hateful Eight".
These two Swedish politicians went on a rather unexpected road trip to the wrong country.
What's it really like for a foreigner to raise children in Sweden? An American author shares her story with The Local.
Is there something more sinister behind the recent hoax bomb threats that have hit high schools in Paris, the UK, Scandinavia and now Australia?
Never judge an orange by its peel - they can be more dangerous then they look.
The city of Linz will get its gay-themed traffic signals back after the local council voted to overrule opposition from the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ).
Columnist and parenting expert Jessica Alexander wonders if she can use the Danes' secret to success to turn herself into a runner.
The two bosses were members of the brutal and powerful 'Ndrangheta mafia.
Spain's economy rose 3.2 percent in 2015 bouyed by a healthy tourism sector that saw 68 million visitors.
Parents of children who do not speak German at all times at a school in the canton of Solothurn have been warned they will be forced to pay a financial penalty.
A newly published survey found that almost 40 percent of Germans are so angry with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policy that they want her to resign.
No Facebook without Mum and Dad's say so?
It appears a Frenchman's mum was the reason he had two guns concealed in a bag at Disneyland Paris hotel.
Wind power isn't the only green solution making great strides in Denmark.
The Spanish fashion brand Mango has been slammed for racism after launching its new 'tribal' campaign in Barcelona using US model Kendall Jenner.
After days of taxi strikes, France's roads are finally starting to get back to normal.
The surgeon is also alleged to have fudged his CV.
Did Chinese authorities abduct Swedish national Gui Minhai?
Police are still hunting for clues in the mysterious death of an American au pair whose body was discovered in her apartment in Vienna.
A refugee home in southern Germany was assaulted on Thursday night when unknown assailants attacked it with a hand grenade.
The protestant church, once dominant in Switzerland, is continuing to lose members to other faiths and the growing appeal of atheism, new figures show.
UPDATED: Large parts of Norway are bracing themselves for the storm dubbed Tor that’s set to hit the coast on Friday afternoon.
British musician Eric Clapton has been told to cough up €15,000 to a French family for his choice of cover on a new album.
The judge was arrested in December on charges of corruption.
Is Sweden-based Professor Paolo Macchiarini a medical genius, a serial fabulist, or a bit of both?
This Spanish policeman seemed to think a freebie at the local brothel was a perk of the job.
Lara Arruabarrena, one half of the Spanish mixed doubles team accused of throwing a match at the Australian Open, has said she is prepared for a full investigation to prove her innocence.
Finally - some good news for the French economy.
The head had been illegally excavated in the 1970s and sold to the J.Paul Getty Museum for half a million US dollars.
A woman believed to have been with a man who took two guns into a Disneyland hotel on Thursday has been arrested, according to reports.
Swiss travel group Kuoni says it considers Swedish investment fund EQT the best suited to take it over, but that no final decisions about a buyout have been made.
Leaders of the German coalition government agreed tough new restrictions for asylum seekers on Thursday evening.
Companies including Peugeot, Airbus, and Total signed deals in Paris on Thursday to mark "a new relationship" with Iran.
Now the blame game begins.
Whether he’s shooting himself underwater or setting himself on fire, YouTube viewers can’t seem to get enough of Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl.
These traditional Swedish flatbreads will improve your breakfast by miles.
In the second part of our series, The Local speaks with a Syrian refugee family in Aarhus about their impressions of Denmark.