Over 100 migrants were feared dead on Thursday after two crowded boats capsized off Libya in separate incidents, with one of the tragedies captured on video that shows dramatic rescues and desperate final moments.
Labour protests in Paris have turned violent, again.
Probably the sweetest story you'll read today.
Germany's national rail operator is in hot water after a ticket controller reacted aggressively to a newly arrived Chinese traveler who made one of the most basic transit mistakes: forgetting to stamp her ticket.
French police have said that they raided the French headquarters of McDonald's in a tax probe.
French police tell English fans who might be heading to France to cause trouble: Don't bother.
He stabbed his friend at a dinner party and attempted to kill two others.
Can a canine enjoy skateboarding? That's the question Berlin politicians are struggling to address in a row over a dog on four wheels.
"Nobody questioned his disappearance, nobody went looking for him."
Better late than never...
Authorities in Germany are searching for two British men who took a picture of themselves performing a Nazi salute in a torture chamber in Buchenwald concentration camp.
Copenhagen Police have dropped proceedings against Danish People’s Party (DF) spokesperson Søren Espersen after he said that Denmark “should start” bombing civilians in Syria.
A small town in eastern Spain has become the object of derision from Nigeria for its shocking wastefulness of tomatoes for the sole pursuit of fun.
Farid Chhab, from Syria, followed his two young children and his then wife to Sweden in 2014. He tells The Local about how he has found a way to use his skills to give back to the country that welcomed him.
Germany's far-right party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD), have come up with an unusual marketing strategy on their website.
Oil investments, one of the main drivers of Norway's economy, are expected to fall for a third straight year.
A sign of how mad property prices in Paris have become?
Between 20 to 30 people have drowned in the latest migrant shipwreck off Libya.
The Danish wind farm group Dong Energy is valued at up to $16 billion, leading to renewed debate about its partial sale to the US investment bank.
The Spanish Civil Guard discovered 74 elephant tusks at a residence in Madrid.
Anyone who still holds on to their childhood dream of being a superhero will be delighted by the name of the state-of-the-art technology behind a transport system planned for Vienna.
The sale of a plot of land for the construction of a grand mosque has been cancelled by Aarhus Municipality.
Valais and Vaud launch joint candidacy for the 2026 winter Olympics.
The world has long been hungry for Nordic lifestyle, with its love of design, nature, and light. But this is about much more than painting your floorboards white or throwing a sheepskin on a chair – it’s a mindset that informs everyday life.
Forget Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö, it looks like seaside town Varberg is Sweden's place to be.
Go on then, Zlatan, tell us what it is.
The nationwide strikes and the fuel crisis have left France divided. Here's what you have had to say.
After the baby girl's parents died at sea, hundreds of Italians have asked to adopt the baby girl.
British people living in Austria who are eligible to vote in the EU referendum have until Tuesday June 7th to apply for a proxy vote.
German workers are disappointed about the first-ever court ruling on the country's year-old minimum wage law.
Everything you need to know about the French fuel crisis.
More than 100 Swiss beaches have been rated as excellent for water quality in a European report.
The once in a generation find has been hailed as one of Spain’s most important prehistoric discoveries.
Visitors think the cat sanctuary near the tiny fishing hamlet of Su Pallosu is the cat's whiskers.
Jump on in, the water's fine! In fact, it's cleaner than it's ever been.
But don't worry there are 1,821 bathing spots that meet the excellent quality standard.
Travellers are set to wait still longer for Berlin's much-delayed new airport to open, as city media report that a provisional opening date in late 2017 is no longer achievable.
So, that was the Swedish summer? Nice while it lasted.
A group of five Syrians are suing Denmark and Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg over the three-year waiting period for family reunification imposed on refugees.
Austrian data privacy activist achieves another legal victory in his bid to stop Facebook transferring European citizens’ data to the US.
Some much needed positive news for the French government
Looking for petrol in France? Here's how to find it with the help of your smartphone.
The longest tunnel in the world will be inaugurated in Switzerland amid great fanfare on June 1st. The Local takes you through it.
The accident is thought to be down to human error.
A young boy had a miraculous rescue in western Germany on Wednesday when a bin man happened to see him hanging from the window ledge and managed to catch him just in time.
Authorities are reducing the water level of three Swiss lakes this week so they can cope with heavy rain to come.
The hardline CGT trade union is gambling all on bringing the French government to its knees. Can it win?
Low levels of security could lead to significant consequences, the state auditor warned.
More than 200 charter flights have been laid on to take fans to Milan for the all-Madrid final of the Champions League.
In a live-streamed 'readathon' Norway consumers read the "very bad" terms and conditions of popular smartphone apps.
A portion of Finnish state-owned defence manufacturer Patria will be privatized through a sell to Kongsberg, a partially state-owned defence company in Norway.
Under his new bail conditions, Salvatore Girone must return to Delhi within one month if the PCA rules that he face trial in India.
UPDATED: Some 40 percent of petrol stations have run dry in France.
The man likely came from modern day Spain or Portugal, researchers have revealed.
For the first time ever, major players in the seafood industry have voluntarily imposed limitations on industrial fishing in the Arctic.
The Catholic Church in southern Bavaria is offering religious asylum to refugees who fled Isis, and who the state now wants to deport.
The operation wound up late on Wednesday without finding any further survivors or victims.
A German toy manufacturer is nearing success in its long battle to be able to make a Rubik's Cube all of its own.
The two men had downloaded an online "manual" which covered the production of home-made explosives, carrying weapons and operating clandestinely on the internet.
The incident occurred in the south of the city.
Trains, flights, nuclear power, fuel depots and oil refineries are all hit by a new round of strikes.
Are world foods your thing, or do you prefer a banquet with beer? Either way you're covered in Sweden this weekend.
Saulo Sarmiento got pulses racing during his audition for Britain's Got Talent, but who is the man behind the moves?