A section of one of the French capital's main train lines has fallen victim to the floods as have several stations.
When his bosses found out he had been sneaking into his ex-girlfriend’s flat and pinching her underwear, they sacked the young police officer. So he took the decision to court.
The Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay on the banks of the River Seine in Paris have been forced to close in order to evacuate artworks as flood waters rise.
A Gothenburg hospital has extended trials of a six-hour work day by a year.
Several Swedish media are reporting that a female found dead in a forest area in southern Stockholm could be a 16-year-old girl who had sought asylum in the Nordic country.
France has taken in just 500 people so far since an EU agreement last year. But now it will speed things up.
One positive outcome of France's floods...
Germany hopes strongly that the UK will remain in the European Union and influence its future when its citizens vote in an in-out referendum on membership on June 23rd, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.
Roskilde Festival has sold out at its earliest point in 15 years, spurred in part by an uptick in music fans travelling to Denmark from around the world.
Elfdalian isn't the stuff of fantasy, it's a real language, and now the tongue has reached an important international benchmark.
UPDATED: Two more Air France pilots unions have backed a call for strike to coincide with the start of Euro 2016.
Four out of ten people who get residence permits to live in Sweden cite family reunification as their reason for coming - but the laws are about to change. Lisa Monique Söderlindh from the Swedish Migration Agency tells The Local why they want to hear from people who have moved to be with someone already living here.
Earlier this year authorities in Paris held a preparation exercise in case they were hit by catastrophic floods. Here’s a timely look back at what happened.
The results might surprise you…
The US Secreatry of State will come to Copenhagen last this month and visit Greenland to see the effects of climate change.
The Danish parliament unanimously passed a motion on Thursday that urges Danish companies and the Danish public sector not to trade with Western Sahara.
The latest Good Country Index suggests Sweden is at the top of the pile when it comes to thinking about the rest of the world.
Barça star Lionel Messi insisted he had no idea about how his wealth was managed.
Three men were arrested in Germany on Thursday on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack on the city of Düsseldorf under orders from Isis.
Dubbed "supergranny", this retired Barcelona resident is the talk of Spain after being caught on film standing up to a group of protesting squatters.
UPDATE: Ankara called back its ambassador to Berlin in protest after German MPs voted through a resolution to call the killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire a genocide on Thursday, local media report.
If you want to read one clear analogy of what Brexit could mean, let it be this one.
Remember those sexy ads telling Danes to ‘do it for mom’? Well, they seem to have worked.
There was no way of predicting a bomb attack on a Sikh temple despite two suspects being known to police, North Rhine-Westphalia authorities said on Wednesday.
Festival season is just around the corner – are you ready? We spoke with Sweden's "king of live music" about the importance of live events, gender equality, and why festivals are going vegetarian.
Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine said on Thursday it had pulled off a slight increase in full-year profits despite a "negative" international economic climate that has hampered steel and oil prices.
Spain's acting PM warned that British expats would lose the right to live and work in Spain with a Brexit. A lot of readers think that is nonsense.
Have your say in The Local's poll.
The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain fell in May below four million for the first time since August 2010.
An Austrian woman whose husband died from non-smoking relating problems is claiming the EU are using without permission a picture of him on his deathbed as an anti-smoking warning on cigarette packets.
The world's largest Viking ship in modern times has reached Canada after a challenging journey across the Atlantic.
When an Iraqi refugee got into an argument with staff at a supermarket in Saxony, three men dressed in black dragged him out, beat him and tied him to a tree. Police let the men go.
Paris restaurants are giving chefs' hats to refugees in a bid to change attitudes to migrants.
Diverless cars that kill us, owners who abuse their robot home-help... international laws are needed to protect both humans and robots from harm, says a Swiss lawyer.
Austrian Natascha Kampusch has lost her legal battle to prevent a book that reveals she was filmed naked by her kidnapper from being published.
A new survey suggests Stefan Löfven is struggling to inspire Swedes.
The locals are not ready to turn on the unions just yet, even if they can't get their trains.
With the first round of voting in Rome's mayoral elections taking place on Sunday, it's time to brush up on why the elections matter.
A 20-year-old former teaching student has been locked up for plotting a suicide attack in Sweden.
Video of base jumpers at Kjerag is enough to take your breath away.
Preliminary investigation revealed a crack in the model's gearbox.
The Graz driver who killed three when he forced his car down a busy pedestrian zone was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia at the time, an expert has confirmed.
The woman had reportedly missed her flight, provoking a heated argument that ended in her death.
German lawmakers' vote Thursday on a resolution that recognises the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide.
The water level of the Seine is already 4.3 metres higher than usual and it's getting higher.
Review the day's events with our picture gallery.
"Rome has to first and foremost get back to being a normal city," she says.
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has issued a dire warning to British expats; a Brexit vote could mean losing the right to live and work in Spain.
Rescue teams have found a fifth body in Simbach in Bavaria after deadly floods swept through the town on Wednesday evening. Authorities warn the number could rise.
UPDATED: Sweden's new anti-terror laws are being tested for the first time. The trial of a 25-year-old man got under way on Thursday.
Floods continued to cause havoc in France on Thursday while authorities in Paris are growing increasingly concerned as the River Seine keeps on rising. And more rain is on the way.
International Olympic Committee steps up testing and doubles budget ahead of Rio.
Heavy rains lashing parts of France, Germany and Austria killed four people, cut roads, stranded others on rooftops and forced schools to close their doors on Wednesday.
Relief for thousands of air passengers in France as all five French air traffic control unions call off their strike planned for Friday.
The King, the Nobel Prize and a huge row. Let the show begin.
Get in the spirit ahead of Sweden's National Day with these four events.
This Spanish company claims its gum will do more than just freshen your breath.
French energy group Total has returned the second of two shale gas licences to Denmark after disappointing test drilling results.
Bruno Hansen has never been one to surrender. We spoke to the world adaptive surfing champion about his quest to earn a new set of bionic legs.