From bullfighting to cheese, and plenty of film and music festivals, there's a lot going on in France this month.
Italy's high levels of debt and unemployment are worrying the EU.
Widespread disruption among rail services in France is expected from Tuesday evening onwards. Passengers are advised to cancel travel plans.
The 28-year-old man was convicted of inciting racial hatred by a court in Umeå in northern Sweden.
UPDATE: Cologne police have arrested two men suspected of being connected to the assaults on women on New Year's Eve, a day after releasing photos.
Isn't France, the home of fine dining, meant to turn its nose up at all kinds of foreign food? Well that certainly doesn't appear to be the case.
The youngster's body was discovered by a local dog walker.
Shares in Spain's stricken renewable energy giant suddenly took a turn for the better.
A female judge is facing calls to be suspended over her 'offensive' questioning.
The Local takes a look at some of the best ways to celebrate 400 years of Spain's most famous writer.
Can we tempt you with a trip to Purgatorio? How about a break in Bastardo?
Will the country's politicans display a capacity for compromise that has so far evaded them?
Two Egyptians were killed when a tree from the Pucci estate in Rome fell on their car.
As the world celebrated International Women's Day on Tuesday, The Local spoke with international students about how Denmark differs from their homelands when it comes to gender equality.
A German national visiting Saint Vincent in the Caribbean was killed by pirates - in a cove where the movie Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed.
Despite Germany's reputation for being self-critical with its past, some German street names still pay homage to historical figures who left cruel and racist legacies.
A small town in northern Germany has sent the Israeli government a bill for €1,263 after it helped pull two secret service agents out of a muddy field they'd gotten stuck in.
But will they be pipped to the purchase?
UPDATED: The US rapper has made a mysterious appearance at Ikea's birthplace, Älmhult.
A Barbary macaque's sweet taste of freedom was apparently ended by a losing run-in with a car.
With the Brexit referendum looming, The Local spoke to Brits in Switzerland about what they want for their native land.
Do you have what it takes to design the roof for the world's biggest open-air opera venue?
Women left angry and empty-handed at politician's pepper spray event for International Women's Day.
A bus company has launched an investigation into one of its drivers for taking her bus off route... to answer a call of nature.
As the world celebrated International Women’s Day on Tuesday, Norway had both plenty to cheer and areas that could use clear improvement.
UPDATED: The attacks that left three dead were racially motivated, police say.
Johann Schneider-Ammann makes everyone laugh - but not in the way he might have wished.
A fight between 50 teenagers that left seven people injured and five arrested is the latest incident in an ongoing feud between young Afghans and Chechens in Austria.
Officials in southwest Germany want their police protected from the dangerous dribble of saliva-spewing offenders after a rise in "spit attacks".
Geely Cars is thinking of basing its European headquarters in Sweden.
To mark International Women's Day The Local celebrates Spain's most powerful women.
These Spanish police officers were on hand for some unusual roadside assistance.
A Danish girl who is a recent Muslim convert planned to blow up two schools, police said on Tuesday.
A swimming pool boss tells The Local the "groping guards" do not regularly patrol her leisure centre, despite media reports to the contrary.
Kids will be popping the "Champin" corks in celebration after a bid by Champagne industry chiefs to ban the fizzy drink went flat.
The number of people who arrived in Germany seeking asylum in February dropped by a third in comparison with January, new government figures show.
Prestigious French uni hopes to help migrants integrate in France,by offering them French and English courses.
The 'Ndrangheta mafia organization is described as the most active, richest and most powerful crime syndicate in Europe.
Why did a solitary audience member clap for everything the German Justice Minister said on the country’s most popular talk show on Sunday? The TV presenter didn’t take long to point it out.
Spain's supreme court has thrown out a claim by the Champagne industry that a Spanish soft drink is too similar to the famous French bubbly.
Group turned on bouncer after he refused them entry to the club.
And then he gives it away!
From footballers to Frau Merkel, Germany's zealous women have made it far in a man's world. We look at seven of the most renowned on International Women's Day.
They were all Italian citizens whose extradition has been requested by Rome.
France is taking no chances with security in the run up to Euro 2016.
A school run by a Roman Catholic order in Barcelona is at the centre of Spain's biggest paedophile scandals.
Two men trying to carry out a mugging in Vienna were left in tears after spraying pepper spray on themselves instead of their victims.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and other EU leaders hailed a "breakthrough" plan for Turkey to take back immigrants who cross into Europe.
The Vasari Corridor contains works of art dating back to the 16th century.
Ex-Venezuelan football federation president Rafael Esquivel will face corruption charges in the US.
Police in Östersund in northern Sweden have defended warning women about being out on their own after dark, after the city's mayor trashed the idea.
Four Danish men go on trial on Thursday accused of aiding a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks last year.
Prison's medical staff say there is "no fundamental change" in the mass murderer's mental health.
"He pulled out eight teeth in one go. I was gushing with blood for days."
UPDATED: Swedish police are seeking a taxi driver who saw the car of British indie band Viola Beach plunge off a canal bridge.
The 80-year-old had very strong anti-clerical views and a penchant for stealing crucifixes.
In four months' time the UK could vote to leave the EU. Here's why it's worrying expats (even the ones who like the idea).