Hundreds of refugees on Monday tried to break through a border fence into Macedonia from Greece, where more than 7,000 people are stranded, as anger mounts over barriers to entry imposed on migrants flooding into Europe.
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov said in an interview Monday that, when Austria reaches its limit of 37,500 migrant entries this year, the Balkan refugee route will have to close.
Swedes use their debit cards three times as frequently as the average European, a new study suggests.
The Paris police are soon to be heavily armed.
The Michelin-starred chef cooked the protected animal during an episode of Masterchef which aired in January.
Migrants worldwide are victims of xenophobia, UN rights chief says.
Most Germans don’t understand English phrases when they appear in advertising but find them cool and interesting anyway.
A bus driver tried to stop a group of men who were harassing female passengers. But then the men turned on him.
The threat of open rebellion among his own party has forced the French PM to retreat on controversial labour reforms.
One of the biggest Swedish sports you've never heard of is starting to generate a global buzz.
From Holy Week celebrations to the Barcelona marathon, The Local takes a look at what's on in March.
If you didn't know this was a crime in Italy before, then you do now.
SBB to delete SwissPass travel data following complaints.
A German court Monday suspended the trial of former SS medic Hubert Zafke for aiding in 3,681 murders in Auschwitz after the 95-year-old defendant failed to attend over health problems.
A new study has revealed that an incredible 90 percent of Spaniards eat dinner in front of the television, while lunches are becoming shorter and lonelier.
A Swedish supermarket has caused a stir after staff put grapes on the same shelf as cleaning products to highlight the use of chemical sprays on foods.
China has successfully extracted information from Norwegian companies that it is using for its own weapons technology.
With the first day of March comes - technically - the first day of spring. Make some German-style plans!
An Austrian judge who ruled that an asylum seeker who raped a pensioner must serve just 20-months in prison has been placed under police protection after receiving death threats.
Morocco assured Berlin on Monday that it will take back people who’ve had their asylum cases rejected after recent frustration from the German side.
France could hit Apple and Google with €1 million fines if the tech giants fail to help authorities hack into terrorists' smartphones.
Do you worry about "duzen" and "Siezen" at work? Maybe you should apply for a job at Otto Group, where the boss wants to make things more intimate.
UN human rights chief warns famine may have claimed the lives of thousands in besieged areas.
UPDATED: Embattled minister's resignation sets off a chain reaction of changes with the government.
They rocked the political establishment and spawned Spain's now-third biggest party. But not everyone is happy about the plans to honour Spain's "indignants".
The trial begins of four suspected members of a Swiss jihadist group.
A study into Islamic kindergartens in Vienna suggests that Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and its Turkish counterpart Milli Gorus have links to some of the capital's preschools.
US expats can cast in-person votes for the Democratic primary election in the Danish capital as part of Super Tuesday.
Wolves are rare in southern Sweden but one of the sharp-toothed animals has been captured on video for the first time.
In this week's My Spanish Career, The Local chats to Brit Jane Spivey, founder of Two Birds Languages - a language school with a difference.
Clashes broke out between French riot police and migrants as the demolition of the Calais "Jungle" camp began.
Another gaffe from the man who wants to be president of America.
To halve transport emissions by 2030, Norway will invest heavily in bicycle expressways.
Austria's government hits back at "absurd" criticism of its tougher migrant policy, after coming under fire from Germany and Greece.
Voters approve a second bore to the traffic-clogged Gotthard road tunnel
UPDATED: Police in west Sweden have arrested a 25-year-old man after a blast in the suburb of Hisingen.
An overwhelming majority of Germans believe that the country cannot continue to take in every asylum seeker who arrives at the borders, a new poll shows.
Imagine the panic with France and particularly Paris still fearing more terror attacks.
News of a shocking attack on French tourists in Thailand.
UPDATED: Swedes are celebrating unexpectedly high economic growth that experts say is great news for everyone.
Two hikers were found dead and thousands have been hit by blackouts due to strong winds and snow storms across Spain.
Despite an increased police presence aimed at violence and drug dealing, the latest knife attack cost a man his life.
A 46-year-old man who took his 12-year-old son with him when he committed a string of thefts and break-ins in Upper Austria has been released from police custody.
Paris taxi fares, gas prices, and changing clocks... Here's what's new in the month of March.
A train was also derailed as heavy rainfall created havoc across the country on Sunday night.
Three siblings were born exactly four years apart on February 29th.
The rumours have had Italians in a froth for months but Starbucks finally confirmed on Monday that it is coming to Italy.
Good news for travellers, bad news for Paris taxi drivers...so they say.
Spanish author Alberto Letona tells The Local why Britons would be denying their entire history if they voted for Brexit.
Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that her chosen course in Germany and Europe's refugee crisis was the right one in a TV interview on Sunday night, despite admitting to moments of doubt.
The proposal would have resulted in deportations for minor offences.
UPDATED: Controversial Aarhus mosque in the spotlight again after hidden camera reveals "Stone Age" beliefs.
Cardinal George Pell said the Church has made "grave errors".
A man was shot dead in the suburbs of Malmö in the early hours of Monday.
An official UK government report has concluded what many British expats have long feared.
The 87-year-old Rome-born maestro has created music for some 500 films.
'The Danish Girl' netted a best supporting actress Oscar while Denmark came up empty in the best Foreign Language Film category.
Three years ago you had never heard of her and now she's Hollywood's sweetheart. But who is Alicia Vikander?
So PSG are human after all.
The Swedish star plays the wife of a pioneering transgender Danish artist.
But Toronto-born Kevin Lee says he's found his happy place in a country obsessed with Eurovision.