“There are many in the Faroes who also see it as a lack of respect," a Faroese politician, told the Politiko news site .
A bear family has been roaming a Swedish golf course, and the best thing of all is that no one cares.
A man was bitten on the hand in a suspected shark attack at a beach on the Costa Blanca on Friday prompting authorities to ban swimming as a precaution.
Spain wants to nullify a text approved by Catalonia's parliament urging the region to push ahead with its independence drive, warning separatist lawmakers of severe consequences.
Thinking of driving this weekend? The French are being advised to think twice.
International media have presented a "distorted" view of a spate of Malmö shootings and an explosion, a senior police boss has told The Local.
The head of the Green Party has responded angrily to Angela Merkel’s speech on refugees on Friday, saying he feels “ashamed at Germany’s failure".
In his farewell column, The Local’s northern Sweden correspondent, Paul Connolly, looks back at his first four years in Sweden.
Stockholm Pride 2017 kicks off in just a few days, and with everything from lectures to performances and the all important parade, there’s plenty to love. Here’s why we think it’s pretty amazing.
Danish People Party's chief ideologue wants government toppled "without reflection".
Dating guru Sally Smith gives us the lowdown on what it is really like to endure a long-distance relationship.
UPDATED: A 35-year-old man has been released from police custody after being arrested at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm on Friday morning.
Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plan to rally in Cologne on Sunday, as tensions over Turkey's failed coup have put German authorities on edge.
Italy's first civil union has been performed and will be registered in 10 days' time.
The 5,000 year-old carving is among the earliest evidence of stone age man's use of skis.
"The truth is, there really isn't a truly successful international Berlin startup."
Austria hands over to France two suspected members of the same Islamic State cell that massacred 130 people in Paris last November.
He had sold weapons to known Isis-sympathizers and far-right extremists.
The 41-year-old French mother of four provoked a massive security scare at Geneva airport.
Another victim falls to the Pokémon peril.
It may only have been officially launched in Spain two weeks ago but already Pokémon Go already has so many fans here that Madrid set a world record.
While certain French politicians and security chiefs have openly talked of the nightmare prospect of civil war in France, one expert tells The Local the country is too resolute to go down that path.
The sale of trinkets and souvenirs bearing the image of Benito Mussolini has been outlawed in the region of Italy where the fascist dictator was born and raised.
The first poll taken ahead of the repeat of the Austrian presidential election in October has put the previously defeated far-right candidate a few percentages ahead of his rival.
National Day fireworks and bonfires should be staged with caution, says the canton.
Caught in the act.
A 15-year-old girl who went missing from her home in East London with a man nearly twice her age was spotted in Madrid.
August is almost here - and we've got you covered for events.
Shares in Monte Paschi di Siena (BMPS) soared on the Milan stock exchange on Friday, boosted by a possible new lifeline tabled by a veteran Italian banker and Swiss giant UBS.
Some 200 French workers recently hired by Geneva airport can’t start work because France is refusing to give Switzerland information vital for security checks, according to reports.
Deciding between sending your child to a German state school or a private international school isn't easy. Max Bringmann has experienced both.
As France struggles to get to grips with an increasing number of terror attacks the French PM says the country needs a new relationship with Islam.
Design agency Studio Esinam investigates together with Houzz.se why the world is falling in love with Nordic style.
Sure-fire ways to get off on the wrong foot in the German language.
A mass hacking carried out by the American FBI in 2015 as part of an international child pornography investigation affected 50 computers in Austria with a virus.
Italy's Interior Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday told Parliament that 35 Islamists had been expelled from the country so far in 2016.
He has won a World Cup with Die Mannschaft and captained them at Euro 2016. On Friday Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his retirement from the national team.
The grim discovery made by a Danish Pokémon hunter just got darker.
According to latest reports, the woman was not even in Cologne on New Year's Eve.
A leading Muslim group in France has called on its community to attend a church mass this Sunday to show solidarity with Christians after the recent jihadist killing of a priest.
After a string of violent rampages in one week, an argument has broken out in Germany’s coalition government over whether the army (Bundeswehr) should be deployed inside the country.
Just three Italian films are in the running for the Golden Lion.
The Salzburg Festival kicked off on Thursday, with organisers hoping the classical arts extravaganza would give visitors some respite from the "troubled times" Europe is facing.
Norwegian oil giant has made a big ticket acquisition despite cost cuts, staff reductions, and a recent unexpected loss.
Italian energy giant Enel on Thursday revised upwards its profit forecast for 2016 after first-half net profit remained stable despite a sharp fall in revenue.
Celebrate Swiss National Day on August 1st by learning these proud Swiss traditions.
Old Swedish bank notes worth 1.4 billion kronor are still circulating, according to the country’s central bank, despite them having been declared invalid a month ago.
The counter will update with each refugee victim who drowns at sea.
Hopes of small economic growth in France were hit on Friday when the latest GDP figures were announced.
Can Rajoy do it or will there be third elections in Spain?
The week-long Air France cabin crew strike continued on Friday with some 30,000 passengers hit by cancellations each day.
Credit Suisse is back in profit following a first quarter dip.
Stockholm is the tenth best city in the world to live in, reckons this British magazine.
Want to fika but think cinnamon buns are too complicated? Try this recipe for a simple but yummy Swedish cookie.