Are Socialist efforts to form a government "doomed to failure"?
Austria warned on Wednesday that the EU's future was at stake as it pressed Balkan states, in the absence of an effective common response by the bloc, to reduce the influx of migrants despite fears of a humanitarian crisis.
A survey published on Wednesday shows 44 percent of Germans want the government to set an upper limit on how much companies can pay their employees.
A group of Swedish children got treated to a real-life fairytale and it may be the cutest thing that ever happened.
Video streaming giant Netflix said Wednesday it is making its first original German series, to debut in 2017.
Could an agriculture bill really sink the Danish election?
Barcelona's left-wing mayor is throwing out one in five street advertisements to free the city of "visual pollution".
Here are some of the coolest and strangest inventions coming out of Sweden.
The Norwegian capital can now claim to be home to one of the 100 best restaurants in the world.
Students won a court battle this week after fighting for their right to kick their flatmate's mother out of their home.
Some 3,100 boxes of the panty liners have been recalled in France and Canada.
Thousands of boxes of "organic" panty liners have been pulled off shelves in France after tests confirmed they contained weedkiller.
Not all British expats (or immigrants) in France are fretting over the possibility of a Brexit.
How would you like to spend your days playing computer games and getting paid for it? Just head to Umeå in northern Sweden.
Many liberal commentators have been wringing their hands about US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump's alleged similarity to Hitler. We give you six reasons why you can sleep easy at night.
The request to legally recognize the child's US adoption was brought in 2013.
Being declared 'persona non grata' has hurt the acting Prime Minister's feelings.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi attended the official opening lunch for the fashion week.
Organizers don't want to risk having drunken guests bothering the animals at this year's Paris agricultural show.
French special forces are carrying out covert operations in Libya and the government is not too happy that the secret has got out.
Rising unemployment and immigration concerns are balanced by job growth and a skills shortage, finds The Local’s Morven McLean.
Critics say the hefty fines are putting women's lives at risk
Excessive use of force in deportations and lack of protection for foreign nationals suffering domestic abuse highlighted as concerns.
Giulio Regeni disappeared on January 25th and his badly mutilated body was found a week later.
Almost 20,000 ravens, crows, magpies and jays can be legally shot in Carinthia from July after the state government ordered a cull to protect farmland.
Two Spanish students responsible for an incredible video tribute to The Simpsons tells The Local what inspired them.
Swedes might not be banging on about it in public, but a new e-health company claims it is boosting sex lives across the country.
This is the man who cooks up Sweden's best food, according to the world's most prestigious culinary guide.
The region had wanted to effectively block the construction of any new place of worship.
Thursday is the big night for the ten contenders hoping to represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. But who will win the public's heart with their song?
Amnesty International has blasted Spain in a new report for these six major human rights issues.
It's probably not the one you think.
He's the second French teacher to be accused of lying about an Isis attack...
European source warns Switzerland to keep quiet on immigration for the time being.
A 23-year-old Afghan man who posted anti-Semitic and anti-Israel comments on his Facebook page has been sentenced to a year’s conditional sentence and ordered to pay a €720 fine.
Amnesty said that the post-attack security measures threaten human rights.
Four French people have been arrested over repeat attacks on migrants in Calais.
But the country shouldn't join Nato, says its Foreign Minister.
A policewoman in Vienna who ignored hundreds of parking fines and amassed a debt of €36,000 has had to face disciplinary proceedings but will not lose her job.
Germany's refugee policy is "losing sight of human rights" and too focused on showing toughness, a report from NGO Amnesty International warned on Wednesday.
"Lollare" and "friendzonnare" are just two of a long list of words which Italians are hoping to get into the dictionary.
A man in southern Germany faces five years in prison after his lover died in a sex accident involving an edible dildo and a burnt piece of meat.
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary says that the hammering the company has taken in the Danish press has boosted the budget airline, with ’90 per cent’ of seats full on flights.
Austria is hosting talks with countries along the well-trodden migrant path through the western Balkans to northern Europe, as tighter border controls raise fears of a humanitarian crisis.
One is a devout and cheery Saudi, the other a British convert overcome by doubt, the third a Syrian fascinated by the promise of 72 virgins: a new documentary unveils the shadowy world of Syria's would-be suicide bombers.
An Austrian court has freed on bail the alleged head of a Russian crime gang wanted by Moscow for a string of murders, in a new twist to a long-running legal saga.
Finally we know.
An agriculture bill expected to pass parliament on Thursday has set off a major political drama within the Danish government.
Spain's socialist party have struck a deal hopefully ending more than two months of political deadlock in Spain
The first man found guilty in connection with the crime wave in Cologne on New Year’s Eve has been given a six-month suspended sentence and a €100 fine.
Gay rights group say the bill is worth little without the adoption rights.
Wawrinka returns to the Dubai Tennis Championships after an eight-year break.
Four people suspected of recruiting jihadists for Isis have been arrested, one of whom was a former Guantanamo prisoner who received military training in Afghanistan.
The French Alps have claimed yet another victim.
More than a third of German companies want to hire at least one refugee, a survey showed on Wednesday.
Pharmacies in south west Sweden have stopped selling it on shop floors, after police warned them about the new teenage trend.
Air France's low cost airline beats the likes of easyJet and Ryanair to title of "Europe's best". Agree?
The Oscars take place this weekend, so where are the coolest spots in Sweden to watch the world's best movies?
Surrogacy puts too much pressure on women, top experts advising ministers have concluded.
France says a common drug used to treat epilepsy has caused birth defects in 450 babies.
A Progress Party MP set off a firestorm by saying that groups like the Soldiers of Odin should be applauded.
A 35-year-old man was found guilty of raping small boys and filming the attacks.
Company's latest ad eschews traditional tricks to instead focus a struggling divorced family.