A Kenyan man was remanded in custody in Austria Friday for an alleged murder that has stoked an already ugly presidential election campaign dominated by the issue of immigration.
The district of Simmering is archetypal "Red Vienna", its imposing council housing blocks, named after workers' heroes of the past, testament to almost a century of state largesse under the left.
The figure is slightly above the total at this time last year.
The European Parliament is expected to announce on Monday that Danish MEP Morten Messerschmidt must return 2.9 million kroner ($450,000) to EU coffers.
Spies should have the right to keep communications data relating to minors aged under 16, a senior member of Germany's domestic intelligence service has said.
Heavy metal guitarist Usama Soliman has discovered a bright musical future in Sweden, thanks in part to fate, Facebook, and the kindness of strangers.
Are you in Stockholm and want to talk about what Brexit could mean, for Britain, Europe, Sweden - and you?
A German court on Friday threw out sexual assault charges against an Algerian man stemming from New Year's Eve violence in Cologne after the victim said she could not identify the defendant.
A British expat survived an attack by two masked men at the door to his Spanish home after their weapon jammed.
Here's all you need to know about the newest and most unique arts and theatre festival that's on the way to Paris.
American Mother’s Day: started by a grieving daughter. British Mother’s Day: stemmed from Christian tradition. German Mother’s Day: started by some florists looking to sell more flowers.
A bizarre campaign featuring a character named Uberman has targeted ridesharing app Uber with a website and YouTube video.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects Turkey to stick to a deal to limit refugee flows to the EU even after the announced resignation of its prime minister, her spokesman said Friday.
A controversial religious group that claims it can cure autism "by driving out demons" is set to take to the streets of Barcelona this weekend.
And unions fear the situation is about to get much worse.
Norway's strict Sunday trading rules could get an overhaul, after supermarket bosses met with the government on Friday.
Expats often complain about dubbing at the movies in Germany. But one artist wants to make us all value their hard work.
The German bank is accused of selling "massive" amounts of Italian government debt between January and June 2011 while publicly stating that the Italian debt situation was "sustainable".
One thing has surprised author Stephen Clarke about the French attitude towards a potential Brexit - their sheer indifference.
Here's how Stockholm is getting ready for a week of Eurovision madness.
Monumental modern art doesn't come much more spectacular than this.
Today’s lesson: Don’t put three K flags in a row.
The scammers duped senior company executives into parting with personal details which were then used to empty their financial accounts.
A former Swiss banker illegal earned over €1 million by selling HIV medication meant for poor people in southern Africa to customers in Europe, authorities say.
The Local's music writer, Paul Connolly, offers up the fab fresh Swedish songs to see you through the month.
An athletics association stopped the retired police officer from competing two years ago on the grounds he was 'too old.'
Police in Austria have been left stumped by the gruesome discovery of a beheaded lamb in a field near the small city of Waidhofen an der Ybbs.
University authorities have denied claims that Paris medical students will be selected at random.
Swiss federal technology institute ETH Zurich is the highest rated university in continental Europe, a prestigious new survey shows.
Denmark has vowed not to join a scheme to distribute asylum seekers more evenly around the EU.
A British man is in life-threatening condition in southwest Germany after he caused an accident by mistakenly driving on the left side of the road.
The man said he would detonate a bomb because "they won't serve me beer".
The manager of a Bavarian beer hall said he's had enough with the "right-wing mindset".
See the photos from the winner of The Local Austria and Visual Hub photo competition 'Hidden Vienna'.
The gruesome discovery of a cat's head on a street in northern Switzerland has left residents uneasy.
Spain can safely hold onto its title as the country with the most top beaches in the world.
A love lock tour group that's been slammed by an outraged public has said they don't actually hang padlocks on Paris bridges.
Authentic works by Renoir have reached up to $78 million at auction... so is this one for real?
A former military bunker in the canton of Zurich has given an amazing facelift and now houses a state-of-the-art swimming pool.
'Sexsomnia' is a relatively new problem for Sweden's courts.
Police held a crisis meeting about tackling "foreign criminality" and the Interior Minister announced they will introduce new measures following the brutal murder of a woman on her way to work this week.
Schools in both southern Denmark and Copenhagen say that banning mobile phones in class has helped pupils to become more focused and relaxed in class and more sociable outside it.
Sweden's capital was the first spot in the country to formally shake off the spring on Thursday, while warm weather is set to stick around across the country.
Spanish officials are hoping to bring the seven-year-old boy to Spain where he could finally find the medical care he needs.
After sending a photo of herself wearing the headscarf, the company asked if she would be willing to remove it, to which she responded ‘no’, explaining that she wore it for religious reasons.
The Church in Oslo is accused of claiming people as members without their knowledge.
The protests came as Northern League leader, Matteo Salvini, visited Bologna on Thursday.
Spain has detected its first known case of the microcephaly birth defect in the foetus of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus.
A man has captured on camera what he called "unprecedented brutality" by police.
Almost two-thirds of non-Muslim Germans don't know any Muslims personally, a new survey has showed, casting light on increasing unease over the religion's place in society.
Spain has issued arrest warrants against several high-ranking Russian officials as part of a probe into a powerful underworld gang.
With Austria planning to reinstate border controls at the Brenner pass in the Alps, a key transport corridor, Rome fears it could be stuck hosting masses of new arrivals.
A man falsely accused of terrorism has reacted with disbelief at how little Sweden will pay him in compensation.
Police are hunting for unknown gunmen who shot and seriously wounded two men in broad daylight in central Frankfurt on Thursday.
Her skirt was deemed to be "conspicuously religious".
The man most likely to be Austria's next president, Norbert Hofer from the far-right Freedom Party, said Thursday he believed the integration of migrants was "possible", in an apparent bid to woo more mainstream voters.
Equality is one of the most important Swedish values, in focus in all parts of life. And after a recent visit to Malmö for an event specifically about gender equality, the topic is in the spotlight more than ever for SI students. So how equal is Sweden, really, and how do we define equality?
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic could consider a return to AC Milan, according to the Sweden striker's agent.
The sun's out! Here's our favourite refreshing Swedish drink.
A crisis in confidence in Sweden’s Greens has put the junior coalition partner in freefall, a new poll shows.