Top executives at Volkswagen are refusing to forego their bonuses this year, despite prescribing belt-tightening for the carmaker's workforce Spiegel reported on Thursday.
A 93-year-old former guard at Auschwitz has died one week before he was to stand trial in Germany, the court due to hear the case said Thursday.
The man fed nuts - which are poisonous to dogs - to the animal every time it barked outside.
Experts say bee theft is on the rise nationwide.
Their detention hearing is set to take place on Friday.
Police had to be called in after a quarrel over sausages spiralled out of control at Daimler’s AGM on Wednesday.
Heirs of General Francisco Franco are the latest names to emerge in leaked documents.
This new blacklist might make you think twice at the supermarket in France.
Motorists' groups in France have once again got the hump about speed cameras, this time it's about a plan to privatize mobile "radars".
Vienna's Leopold Museum settles long-running feud over five Nazi-plundered drawings by Austrian painter Egon Schiele with the descendants of the works' Jewish former owner.
But you'll need to be quick...
Germany’s largest insurance company is offering an app which allows you to earn money back on your car insurance if it records you driving safely.
But it is still bad.
A drunk man reportedly fired shots from his window into the street near the site where terrorists hit two cafes on the night of the Paris terror attacks.
“Tourists sit with their suitcases in their arms while we are forced to stand.”
For the first time, three parties will sit down around the negotiating table to try and unblock the political paralysis preventing the formation of a government in Spain.
Malmö's not that big of a city. And it's not world-famous, either. But researchers love it. The Local spoke to Italian researcher Silvia Galli to find out why.
A new report has found that Norway beats its neighbours on integration, with better results in education, employment and income.
Woe betide anyone who flouts Italian cooking rules.
A 20-year-old teaching student in Stockholm is accused of planning to blow himself up in Sweden.
Two armed, masked men rob a hotel in Weggis on the shore of Lake Lucerne.
"I am not the son of a supreme boss, I'm the son of Toto... an upstanding man who respects family and traditional values."
The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Austria has nearly doubled since 2014, according to a Jewish organisation in Vienna.
Police found the lifeless body of a 51-year-old man beneath piles of rubbish at his home in Galicia.
Find out if you're needlessly paying through the roof to rent an apartment in France and what you can do about it if you are.
UPDATED: Four people were detained on Thursday on suspicion of joining Isis in Syria.
Lausanne’s federal technology institute EPFL was founded in its current form in the 1960s, but dates back far longer.
Drones are becoming an increasing blight on air traffic, private landowners and neighbours. In Lower Saxony authorities are going on the offensive with a new force of traffic cops for the skies.
Police report finding freshly-painted swastikas on the walls of a hotel housing refugees that was set on fire overnight.
The current mosque is so oversubscribed people are forced to pray on the street outside.
Things got so bad that the Swedish broadcaster was forced to apologize.
The child tragically died on a family holiday in Torrevieja on Wednesday.
Confiscation of cannabis was at a 16-year high and seizures of heroin, cocaine and ecstasy were also up.
Vienna's first snack security guard hired after spate of sandwich thefts.
UPDATED: Bars in Sweden are supposed to ban people from dancing unless they have a special licence. But that finally looks set to change.
Just 18 Syrian refugees have officially arrived in Spain under the EU relocation scheme.
Head of a Austrian regional bank becomes latest casualty of the Panama Papers scandal, after announcing his resignation.
It is the second time in just over a week that the airline has asked a passenger to leave a plane that was about to leave Italy due to another passenger reporting "suspicious behaviour".
Three soldiers who made six young recruits jog unclothed in -20C temperatures last year were given civil fines but won't face military discipline.
A Swiss military service recruit has been fined 9,000 francs for accidentally smuggling his military-issue gun across the border.
France is dangerously ill-prepared to deal with a nuclear accident, according to a worrying new report which the Swiss and Germans will want to read with interest.
Abengoa owes a whopping €9.4 billion but hopes to trim it down by October.
You weren't alone huddled under your blankets last month - this March was the coldest March in the past 12 years.
Good news for travellers in France between the ages of 12 and 25.
Presidential candidate of Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) would not swear in women wearing headscarves as ministers or judges.
UPDATED: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent has told Swedish media the star is taking legal action after a former national manager appeared to accuse the striker of doping.
Some of the answers might surprise you. And some are sure to make you smile.
Pilar de Borbon insists she always complied with Spanish law.
Cassoulet, the stick-to-your-ribs staple of French cooking combining beans and duck -- at least in the original recipe -- is spreading its wings as makers in southwestern France look to conquer the world palate.
A man who rose to national infamy agreed to pay a 5,000 kroner fine for spitting on migrants.
Syrians living in Germany share many of the same concerns about refugees as the population at large, a poll has found.
Stolen work was likely too well-known to get sold off, experts said.
Instead, Francesca Chaouqui claimed the priest had a relationship with a male astrologer.
Police say they received phone calls from the North Rhine-Westphalia interior ministry ordering them to delete the word 'rape' from police reports.
A man who was tied to a chair and severely beaten by a Syrian who is now living in Sweden is set to testify against his captor.
"How do I avoid nudists?" and "where can I buy English bacon?" are just some of the weird questions Brits in Spain hope their Embassy can answer.
After a year France has abandoned its attempts to appoint a gay man as ambassador to the Vatican after he was snubbed by the Holy See.
PSG may have left themselves too much to do after conceding two goals at home to Manchester City.
Has France's fresh faced economics minister just made his first surprise move for the presidency?
Janne Andersson is Sweden's new football coach. Never heard of him? Well, at least he's got Zlatan's vote.
After over two years of political wrangling France has made it illegal to pay for sex.
Sweden's spring concert calendar is jam packed. Here's our pick of this week's gigs.