Austria's government submitted Friday a law to seize the house where Hitler was born, in a bid to stop the building becoming a neo-Nazi shrine.
A series of ongoing strikes in France could continue to affect the country throughout the Euro 2016 tournament, which starts in just two weeks.
The Italian coastguard is searching for survivors after an overloaded fishing boat sank off the coast of Libya.
Sorry Berlin, you're not the most progressive city for women, according to a new report.
After a week of fuel shortages in France, things are improving in time for the weekend.
But officials say it was not sabotage that caused last week's network failure, which knocked out large parts of Swedish air traffic.
A new study shows that one city above all will dominate the future of Germany, but if you're canny you might still want to think about moving to Leipzig or Erfurt.
In an open letter to the man attempting to bring France to a standstill, a business owner tells him to stop "living in the past" and stop "pissing everyone off".
The Lausanne-based International Olympic Committee reports 23 new doping failures from 2012 Games.
A small Upper Austrian town best known for being the birthplace of Adolf Hitler has apparently witnessed a murder-suicide on Friday afternoon.
A TV advert for a Chinese laundry detergent has been widely condemned, with commentators saying it’s the most racist ad to ever be screened. But hang on, a similar one was made in Italy...
Where in Sweden do people buy the most sex toys? Kiruna in the far north, apparently.
Workers in Paris and Lyon put in the fewest hours out of 71 major cities around the world. Lazy or supremely efficient.
A Slovakian swimwear model has been found guilty for murdering her British millionaire ex-boyfriend at a court in Malaga.
The final will be held at Milan's San Siro stadium on Saturday.
Norwegian parents are critical of the amount of time their children spend online but their children feel the exact same way about them.
The British are not the French's top target, believe it or not.
People were stunned by the discovery of a body-filled, Second World War-era submarine off the coast of Sardinia earlier this week, not least Paul Denison, who told The Local his great-uncle was among the 71 who perished on board.
In their struggle against capitalism they once murdered businessmen and politicians. Now three ex-terrorists have taken to robbing supermarkets - and rather successfully, too.
Voluntary agreement may be the solution after a commission quashes idea of outright ban.
The Bishop of Lleida has requested all staff, including priests and monks, prove they are not paedophiles.
A replica of a doomed Swedish merchant vessel that sank in 1745 within sight of its home port of Gothenburg has been put up for sale.
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) has launched a new programme, RAMP, aimed at equipping highly educated refugees with the skills they need to thrive in the Swedish marketplace. Director Maria Frithz Warg gives us the lowdown.
The mysterious death of a 43-year-old Austrian millionaire is being investigated by authorities after he fell from a window of his luxury home in Monaco.
While France's fuel concerns have prompted holiday cancellations, car rental companies say travellers have nothing to worry about.
Depending on where you are in Austria this weekend, expect either thunderstorms or 31 degree sunshine.
Attempting to 'reserve' a spot on the beach of one Costa Blanca resort is being treated very harshly indeed.
Dozens of attempts to cross the Øresund Bridge have been made, but this is the first successful crossing.
It is the question Germans have wanted to know the answer to for almost two decades - and now they have the answer, thanks to a US talkshow host.
A motorcyclist died in a head-on crash with a car on a mountain road in Vaud.
Officials in Denmark’s second city declared an all-out war on seagulls earlier this year. They lost.
What did The Local's readers think about this viral clip challenging sexist beauty ideals?
A French soldier was knifed by two men armed who he claimed reproached him for France's military intervention in Syria.
Your internet access is about to get a whole lot faster.
Former MP Sebastian Edathy quit his job and left Germany after videos of naked children were found on his computer.
The Reitschule has been granted a reprieve after authorities in the city agreed a 1.5 million franc grant to keep it going until 2019.
Common Spoon, a team of students from Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, were recently selected as finalists for the 2016 Ericsson Innovation Awards. Their idea is all about making the world a better and more sustainable place - through sharing food.
Dozens of attempts have been made, but this is the first successful crossing since Sweden introduced ID and border checks.
The company behind the world's first ever live Minecraft concert has now set up shop within the popular gaming platform.
An Austrian brothel owner who made worldwide headlines in 2015 when he offered free sex to punters as a protest against paying tax has once again run into trouble with the taxman.
This isn’t 1970s Britain but France in 2016.
Every family's needs are different...
The forecast for the coming days isn’t the pristine blue skies many of us are longing for. But, in among the storms, the sun will still peek out.
Austria’s richest people are not quite as rich as they used to be - although the country’s wealthiest family are still worth €35 billion.
Thousands of holidaymakers could be affected by the strike...
French petrol companies are taking advantage of the fuel crisis by putting up the prices of fuel.
Russia’s ambassador to Denmark accused the Danes of being “hostile” and “anti-Russian” in an interview published on Friday.
St Gallen becomes the latest Swiss town to take part in European Neighbours’ Day.
This interactive map should help you find petrol in France.
The veteran pilot said the air traffic controllers were "more flustered than me” when he told them he was coming in for a crash landing.
Madrid's two biggest teams will face off against each other in Saturday's Champions League final.
UPDATED: Royalty, dignitaries and other esteemed figures took to Stockholm's Royal Chapel for the ceremony.
It is the first time the works have gone on display outside Japan.
German prosecutors said on Thursday they were investigating whether to bring charges against a publisher who has promised to print a version of Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic manifesto "Mein Kampf" without annotations.
Scandal-hit car giant Volkswagen is set to sink huge sums into building a factory for batteries to power its future electric cars, German media reported on Friday.
The Red Cross has joined the search for three journalists missing in Colombia whose disappearance the government blamed on a leftist rebel group.
"Cannavaping" for medical use is safer than a joint and better than a pill, say Lausanne scientists.
French petroleum industry chiefs try to calm fears but trade unions have called for protests and strikes to be stepped up.
The average Roman worker suffered several broken bones, had arthritis at 20 and was dead by 30.
Swedes are worried about what may happen both at home and abroad if Britain votes to leave the EU in June.
A huge brawl in the Calais migrant camp leaves 20 people injured, including volunteers.
A company that organizes surprise trips for people who don’t find out where they are going until 48 hours before departure could be one of Spain’s most interesting new startups.
Rain, rain, go away.