"It's literally because it has been less windy. That's the way it is when you operate wind farms," Sydbank analyst Morten Imsgard told Ritzau.
The aim is to identify 16 young men who pelted the advancing officers with stones.
Ahead of Avicii's last ever concert in Sweden, The Local's intern Saina Behnejad took to the streets of Stockholm to find out if Swedes really care about his much talked-about retirement.
Lifeguards have warned of the dangers of compacted sand after a man nearly buried himself alive.
A youngster who seems to dream of becoming a bus driver decided to go on a bit of a joy ride through the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt.
A 36-year-old soccer coach accused of 'groping' teenage girls at Sweden's Gothia Cup youth football tournament has been locked up for two months by a Gothenburg district court.
The Local details five things worth knowing if you're thinking of renting in one of Sweden's huge apartment blocks.
A man attacked the woman, trying to pull off her headscarf.
In Spain as in Syria, people fight in foreign wars for many reasons, or sometimes none at all.
She was crowned Trier's wine queen on Wednesday evening, tiara and all.
A landscape drawing by the Italian master artist, Leonardo da Vinci, will go on display in his native Tuscan town in commemoration of the 500th year since his death.
Police and counter-terrorism units met after getting wind of a specific threat to attack Paris Plages beach festival.
France has said oui to testing out self-driving cars on French roads.
A 27-year-old German man blamed for starting a wildfire that caused the death of a park ranger on the Canary Island of La Palma said he was trying to burn used toilet paper.
Austrian authorities said they increased security measures after receiving emailed "terror threats" towards police stations but added there was "no need to panic".
Wherever you travel in the world, the chances are you’ll never be too far from a restaurant offering Italian food. But is it really Italian? Here, The Local speaks to an Italian food blogger and culinary tour guide - and dispels a few persistent food myths.
The 19-year-old Norwegian citizen moved to the UK in 2002, when he was five years old.
If you're a man with gender-related issues, this is the guy to call.
New stats suggest that - for employment at least - it's best in the west.
A cold weather front is set to sweep Austria in the coming days with heavy rainfall expected in the mountainous western region and storms in the south.
A 25-year-old driver who was caught speeding without a driving licence ran over a police officer's foot in trying to flee.
US intelligence from the Pentagon reveals that the German rapper Deso Dogg may still be alive after he joined Isis and was thought to have been killed in an air strike.
UPDATE: A German man blamed for starting a wildfire that caused the death of a park official on the Canary Island of La Palma said he was trying to burn used toilet paper.
Organizers expect more people to turn up for the second day of protests near the Riksdag than the first, which attracted around 500 demonstrators.
A medieval castle, "complete with ghost and hidden treasure", is up for sale in Italy and will set you back half the price of a four-bedroom home London.
The two men took part in ISIS training programmes and swore allegiance to the group.
Unemployed Norwegians are being urged to head for greener pastures in Sweden.
A dangerous combination of a lack of rain, the Mistral winds and grounded water planes has put Provence on maximum alert for forest fires.
New revelations from a former German Isis fighter could shed light on recent attacks.
With Austria one of the centres of the refugee and migrant crisis last year, how might the collapse of the migrant deal with Turkey affect the country?
A German man has been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire in La Palma that killed one firefighter and is threatening to engulf homes.
Massages, moonlight strolls and mass murder: the recent discovery of Heinrich Himmler's personal wartime diary gives a new look into the notorious Nazi's daily life.
A Swiss company wants to be the first in Europe to offer drone-based crop-spraying services to farmers.
Norway's Labour youth movement toughens its stance at start of second Utøya camp since 2011 massacre.
Italy’s security alert level has been at 2, the highest possible in the absence of a direct attack, since the Paris attacks in November last year.
Police are using drones to patrol Spanish tourist resorts as the nation steps up security across its coastline in the wake of terror attacks elsewhere.
Always wanted a poo-branded sweater from a high fashion brand? Sweden's Acne Studios can make your dreams come true.
An event dubbed a "burqini pool party" in France was unlikely to go down well with local authorities or right-wing politicians.
Love was in the air for this happy couple after a boyfriend proposed to his girlfriend mid-flight and then arranged for them to get hitched right there and then.
The new ban against the niqab and burqa in the canton of Ticino is not being effectively enforced, according to reports.
Less than 18 months after Rome unveiled plans to host the 2024 Olympics, the city could be ready to abandon its dream. But why?
Austria's Chancellor Christian Kern calls on the European Union to end membership talks with Turkey.
Kasem Said Ahmad said it was "shameful and un-Islamic" to refuse to bury a Muslim.
Five young German women were arrested after a flashmob stunt at a Spanish resort went wrong and sparked a terror alert, police said on Wednesday.
Fury from the far right National Front in France failed to stop riot police clearing a famous Paris church on Wednesday.
France's EDF were not taken by surprise by the British decision to delay a decision on its planned nuclear power plant.
Emergency services had to come to the aid of two police officers after they crashed into an elk in central Sweden.
The summer is in full swing in France but beneath the surface there is growing anxiety.
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is set to halve its flights from Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg to London this autumn.
Running out of ways to entertain the children this summer? Here are five exciting events taking place across the country this week.
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Italian police on Wednesday seized assets worth €44 million ($49 million) from a Mafia boss so obsessed with the film "Scarface" he had a throne made for himself modelled on the one used by Al Pacino in the movie.
Their first idea, the sources said, was the outright purchase of the heavily indebted BMPS.