Austria's presidential runoff, which could see a far-right candidate grab power this Sunday, is a test for the European Union as it battles the rise of eurosceptic and populist parties across the continent.
Is this the beginning of the end of Roger Federer's long career?
More than 1,400 bottles of grand crus from a renowned Burgundy wine estate will be auctioned off in Geneva on Sunday.
Officers in Munich shot a man after he threatened pedestrians with a pair of scissors, police confirmed on Thursday.
Yes, the English mess up the French language all the time. But when the French get English wrong it can sounds oh-so wrong.
"I was invited by the Vatican exorcist to shoot and video an actual exorcism."
His comments are causing a stir in famously open and tolerant Sweden.
Germany is reluctant to give Greece any more help with its debt than it's already got - despite cries for help from Athens and the backing of the IMF.
Parisians, your carriage awaits.
Barcelona blasted a Madrid-imposed ban on Catalan flags being flown at Sunday's Copa del Rey final as an attack on freedom of expression on Wednesday.
The Local's Allan Mutuku-Kortbæk says that just because the Danes' cherished value of free speech gives them the right to use a racist term, it doesn't mean they should.
Three robbers with pump-action shotguns raided a luxury Chanel boutique in central Paris on Thursday, police sources said.
"Local laws can't dictate what French Internet users can see."
Federal investigators have warned that the German national team could be the target of a terror attack at the European football championship this summer.
Despite the threat of a lawsuit from locals, the controversial 'Memory Wound' will go forward as planned.
Marco Pannella, the founder of the Radical Party and one of Italy’s longest-standing politicians has died, aged 86.
It's been confirmed... the state of emergency is far from over.
All eyes will be on Austria this weekend when it could become the first European Union member to install a far-right president, as the influence of populist parties spreads across the bloc.
Norway’s state attorney has requested that Oslo District Court reject a lawsuit brought that would prevent US whistleblower Edward Snowden from being extradited during a visit to Oslo.
Norwegian billionaire Petter Stordalen has suggested that Denmark, Norway and Sweden would be better off as one unified Scandinavian nation.
A Swiss Saint Bernard dog met the pope in Rome on Wednesday on a visit to prepare the Great Saint Bernard region’s Unesco candidacy.
The whole of Italy will be drenched in sunshine this weekend as temperatures creep up to as high as 29 degrees Celsius.
Nine Swedish public swimming spots have failed EU water quality tests.
UPDATED: A computer problem which led to the closure of Stockholm airspace has been fixed, according to Swedish air traffic control.
A British endurance swimmer was set to become the first person to complete the Balearic Island Challenge on Thursday, but had to cut the charity mission short to go to hospital for jellyfish stings.
A 67-year-old woman from Styria tried to murder her dementia-suffering husband by lacing his coffee with rat poison.
Bayer are in talks to buy controversial US biotechnology firm Monsanto, in an acquisition which could create an agro mega-firm.
The Spanish film director's latest film is competing for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Several scenarios could explain the mysterious disappearance of the EgyptAir flight between Paris to Cairo, but experts say a terrorist attack is the most likely.
A new survey shows the Swiss remain conflicted over the issues of immigration and its relationship with the EU.
A huge crowd of cyclists gathered at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday evening for a 'Ride of Silence' in memory of those killed on the capital's streets.
The Local speaks to Swede Mikael Lindnord, on the day he releases a book about the rescue of stray dog Arthur from the Ecuadorian rainforest – a story which warmed hearts across the globe.
Summer weather will make a brief appearance in Austria this Sunday - in time for the runoff of the presidential election - which sees the far-right Freedom Party’s Norbert Hofer up against the Green-backed candidate Alexander van der Bellen.
A British sailor will finally get a proper gravestone after dying in a sea battle off the Danish coast in 1916.
NFGL member Bohdana Kozubenko is preparing to graduate and preparing her speech for the SI Diploma Ceremony - and she feels the adrenaline already. But she's ready for whatever may come next.
The Spanish government may be way behind in actually taking in refugees, but the Spanish population is the most willing to help out, according to a new report.
UPDATED: The heated debate surrounding an advertising campaign by the Danish People’s Party has now ripped open old wounds about the n-word and may result in a lawsuit – over a font.
UPDATED: The suspect had locked himself into an apartment, reported Swedish media.
Amnesty International’s Refugees Welcome Index shows that China is the country where people are most willing to take in refugees. Germany comes a close second.
Foreigners living in Austria who pay social security contributions are propping up the pension system, and paying more in than they get back in terms of healthcare and benefits.
The right to move around Europe is an incredible privilege. Brits about to vote in their referendum should know that this right is at risk, says The Local's Managing Editor James Savage.
He told police his "daughters" were trapped... little did they know that's what he called his cats.
The giant pizza was baked according to Neapolitan tradition, of course.
Those attacking the French police need to be dealt with harshly, the French prime minister has said.
From an architect and dentist to a hotel owner and wedding planner, we chat to eight entrepreneurial women about the challenges (and joys) of running your own business in Italy.
A plan to allow residents to present their own proposals to parliament if they can gather enough signatures would violate the constitution.
The Protestant Church in Berlin and Brandenburg has an unusual plan to attract the faithful to its thousands of steeples.
The 100,000 francs reward offered in the Rupperswil quadruple murder case will now go to the investigators who solved it.
Spain and Portugal, in the EU's spotlight for failing to meet deficit targets, won a reprieve on Wednesday as Brussels delayed a decision to slap fines on the rule-breakers until July.
A passenger plane that took off from Paris last night has crashed with 66 people on board. Here's what we know about them.
Africa nations are backing plans to close the migrant route, but are concerned about the creation of a "fortress Europe".
Athlete fails to return to home country after a competition in Lucerne.
Environmental groups bemoan the decision to open up an unexplored part of the Barents Sea.
Swedish neo-Nazi groups were less active in 2015, at least on paper, according to a new report.
A top German diplomat was in the firing line in Turkey on Tuesday after he reportedly criticized Ankara's behaviour in negotiations over refugees.
Catalonia is pushing ahead more slowly than expected with its independence plan as separatist leaders change tactics and avoid direct confrontation with Madrid in their bid to break away from Spain.
Uefa looks to replace banned Michel Platini, who quit over an ethics scandal with Fifa.
France's intelligence agency has warned that France is the "country most threatened" by Isis bombers.
More than 300 refugee children have disappeared in Sweden in the first four and a half months of the year, according to the most recent figures.
Can't think of anything to do in Sweden this weekend? Here are some great ideas!
The proceeds from the auction at Christie's will go to help refugees because Miró "always wanted to help the most disadvantaged."
Wreckage has been found from an EgyptAir flight from Paris that crashed into the Mediterranean sea with 66 people on board, according to EgyptAir.