Sweden's economy is leaving the likes of Germany and Great Britain in its wake, figures suggest.
France has scrapped a clause in the rule book that meant only pupils "in distress" could get the pill.
The 80-year-old was returning home – in pouring rain - to Sassari after spending the evening with friends at a pizzeria in Alghero, Sardinia, but took the wrong direction on the SS 291.
A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin wall people are moving from west Germany to the former east in greater numbers than vice versa.
The Local talks to a Swedish farmer who has turned his hobby of blowing things up into a YouTube sensation.
A hospital accident and emergency unit was flooded, while the River Lambro burst its banks.
A group of Spanish medical experts warns that given the serious health effects, lighting up around a child could be considered abuse.
Investigators were not able to use Google to help them probe Google.
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After less than a month in Sweden, Ahmad Aldurra had found an internship as a photographer for a charitable organization. He tells The Local why bringing his camera to Sweden was the "best thing" he ever did.
German politicians will vote on Thursday on a resolution to recognize the Armenian genocide. Ankara has threatened consequences.
With 13,000 people rescued in one week and hundreds presumed drowned, what do we know about migrant flows across the Mediterranean to Italy?
An unemployed man who drove a car loaded with a home-made bomb into the Madrid headquarters of Spain's ruling Popular Party was sentenced to five years in jail.
When police in Bremen found a pair of legs sticking out of a recycling bin, the body attached to them gave the same implausible explanation he had done four months earlier.
This might be the last time he decides to skip security...
A number of new low-price flight options have given the Danish capital a major tourism boost.
The weapons are designed to incapacitate assailants through an electrical current.
Spanish football authorities have condemned the attack on a Real Madrid supporters club, which left 12 fans dead during Saturday night's Champions League final.
In the latest instalment of My Danish Career, we spot with British-Danish 'local expat' Henrik Cullen who overcame a rough start to find success in Copenhagen.
Rome residents fear a national rubbish collection strike will cause the city's waste problems to spiral out of control.
Six out of ten Norwegians support a proposal to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000.
Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be another strike in France...
Delight over tying down a summer job soon gave way to shock when the offer was withdrawn.
The German Weather Service (DWD) has issued a weather warning for the north and east of the country, after the west and south took a battering over the weekend.
With their perma-tans, riches and love of women, Donald Trump and Italy’s three-time prime minister Silvio Berlusconi are strikingly similar.
Tenants in Vienna are paying around €8 million too much for their homes, according to an organisation that monitors rent in the city.
The diploma ceremony for the graduating class of 2016 was held at Stockholm City Hall on Friday. Congratulations to all new alumni!
Journalist and local resident Conor DeVries gives a first-hand account of the riots that have shaken one Barcelona neighbourhood.
A man has been arrested at Cologne-Bonn airport after a security alert forced police to evacuate all passengers.
The images of thousands of French and German children running through the grave stones to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the WW1 battle of Verdun has been slammed as “indecent”. Was it really?
The ongoing strikes and protests in France and putting tourists off coming.
To celebrate Canary Island Day, The Local takes a look at some of the best reasons to visit Spain's most exciting islands.
But others were queuing outside on Monday morning.
The head of the fund declined to speculate on how much it could have earned by getting on board earlier.
French police detained Paris Saint-Germain star Serge Aurier on Monday after he hit an officer outside a nightclub, police sources said.
A fireman has died in Austria while out on an emergency call battling the fallout from severe storms in the Tyrol region over the weekend.
Martin Senn took his own life on Friday, the company has announced.
An old lady had a miraculous escape in northern Germany when she was run over by a train travelling at 160 km/h. She only suffered light injuries.
The student's burning body was found by her mother in the early hours of Sunday.
Maybe he just couldn't wait until the museum opened on Monday.
A man convicted of murdering a young girl in the canton of Ticino in 2009 has escaped from a psychiatric clinic and is still at large 48 hours later.
France has been hit by violent storms all day - and there are more to come.
Do you fancy overseeing one of Italy's top cultural sites?
Time to put away those waterproofs and bring out the bathing suits once more.
Residents of a small Austrian town get their own local superhero after 'Batman' announces his arrival to mayor.
Berlin-based journalist Musa Okwonga argues that the row over national footballer Jerome Boateng shows the AfD is a racist party - not the defenders of European culture they claim to be.
Norwegian world traveller Gunnar Garfors - aka ‘that dude who visited every country’ – says that Tromsø is among the best destinations on the planet.
Metro workers are striking from Monday until Thursday.
A 24-year-old from the Ivory Coast who survived a shipwreck in the Mediterranean has drowned in a lake in northern Italy.
At least three people have lost their lives as extreme weather, including flash floods, hail storms and lightning storms wreaked havoc in southern Germany on Sunday evening.
Storms and heavy rain cause flooding, power outages and landslides.
Politicians appear ready to limit the number of Queen Margrethe’s grandchildren who get an annual salary from the state.
Even though this week is set to be hit by further transport strikes the French government has defiantly declared “there will be petrol” as the fuel crisis eases.
Spain may try to force the issue of joint sovereignty with Britain over Gibraltar in the event of a Brexit, the territory's chief minister said in an interview aired on Saturday.
So does that mean Slovenia will beat Sweden on Monday?
France is bracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter standoff with the Socialist government over its labour market reforms.
An American man has been charged for his alleged role in torching a police car during anti-cop protests in Paris against France's labour reforms bill.
Sweden would not be able to make a stand if it came to an invasion of the Baltic Sea island by foreign forces, one expert has said.
Spaniards celebrate the arrival of summer with a month of festivals, concerts, and fairs.
Why Sweden's fitness craze and generous family benefits helped this Dutch entrepreneur launch her startup for mums.