Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Austria to review relations after a series of disputes with the European Union member state, the Turkish foreign minister said on Monday.
"Many thought the EU was finished after Brexit but that is not how it is."
The government's civil defence plan has been strongly condemned by the opposition party Die Linke, who say it could lead to people panic buying.
She reported being raped by two men who also filmed her as she said "stop" and "no". Now Gina-Lisa Lohfink has been found guilty again of false accusations in one of the most controversial sexual assault cases in Germany.
The Swedes are much less happy with their sex lives than their Nordic neighbours, according to a new survey.
If you've always dreamed of having a World War II tank of your own, here's your chance.
An 18-year-old student at a night school in Osnabrück has been told by a court that she cannot attend her classes while wearing a niqab.
Fined for wearing a burqini in France? Don't worry, this man says he will pay your tab.
Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy has said he is seeking his party's nomination to stand in next year's presidential election.
The German government has warned that in some circumstances a vegan diet can be harmful to a person's health, as the non-meat, non-dairy lifestyle experiences a boom in Berlin.
Or postponed, at least.
The Local looks at ten fantastic words the English language 'borrowed' from Spanish — and won't be giving back.
"It is easy to blame Europe for everything - harder to try to build a different Europe."
A French politician hopes learning martial arts could help young people combat the culture of fear.
The number of refugees trying to enter Germany through Switzerland has risen significantly in 2016.
Cricket representatives tell The Local why they think this very British sport could catch on in Sweden thanks to the country's record number of refugees.
A German family's vehicle was hit with a 30 kilo stone tile.
The sun is coming to France this week, but brings severe fire risks in the south.
Nino Schurter takes mountain biking gold on the last day of competition.
Can the talks in Oslo put an end to a nearly 50-year rebellion?
Norway-mediated talks aim to end one of Asia's longest insurgencies.
Berlin officials will commemorate David Bowie on Monday with a plaque in the district of Schöneberg, where he lived in the late 1970s.
Dating a French guy? Read this.
Burano, an island in the Venice Lagoon, is often overlooked by visitors to the famous canal city. But Orna O'Reilly tells us why the island - which last week came second in a Forbes "most beautiful places" list - is worth a trip.
Originally planned to house 1,800 asylum seekers in Sweden, the Ocean Gala has now been put on the market.
A British father drowned on Sunday while swimming with his ten-year-old daughter on a beach in Torrox where red flags were flying.
The majority of Austrians are in support of the proposal that refugees should lose their right to asylum if they break the law.
The number of refugees trying to enter Germany through Switzerland has risen significantly in 2016, with the government reacting by increasing its border presence.
Lithuania on Monday signed its biggest ever arms deal for German-made armoured vehicles, as it seeks to allay concerns of a military resurgence of Russia on its doorstep.
The Local's favourite snaps (and a video) of Sweden's Olympic champions celebrating at a big homecoming party in Stockholm.
Has Sweden's spate of car fires now spread to Denmark?
Most Swiss now think Brexit will have a positive effect on Switzerland, according to a new survey.
An OAP has been arrested by police in Austria after attacking and killing her room-mate in an old people’s home because she was being too noisy.
Ten prisoners in Paris have reportedly been relocated after officials found that they were trying to form a 'radical network'.
German researchers found that the way a newborn cries surprisingly has a lot to do with their mother tongue.
Polls indicate that the outcome of the referendum on constitutional reform is too close to call.
May the Force be with us.
A referee was forced to halt play during Sunday's Spanish league match between Sporting Gijon and visiting Athletic Bilbao because of racist chants aimed at Bilbao player Iñaki Williams.
"It might be good, but please don't call it Italian."
A cafe where people learning German can go to practice the language with native speakers has opened in Vienna’s 9th district.
This effectively signals the start of the campaign season.
Almost 2,000 members of the Chinese community marched in a call for better security following a deadly robbery earlier this month.
Two young French volunteers were found dead on Sunday, with authorities saying they were likely murdered.
A beggar in Austria is being fined €38,000 for repeatedly begging with a child, despite critics saying the heavy fine is “unlawful” and unrealistic.
The biggest ever Copenhagen Pride peaked in grand style over the weekend as the annual parade worked its way through the heart of the city.
A new government proposal would allow Sweden's migration authority to request police assistance in evicting failed asylum seekers from their accommodation.
A 43-year-old died after he was stabbed by another asylum seeker.
Only four countries in the world had a better per capita medal haul than Denmark.
Known in Roman times as Pandataria, the island was first famed for housing emperor Augustus's daughter Julia the Elder after she was charged with adultery, before emperor Nero exiled his wife Octavia here.
UPDATED: Police are investigating if an explosion which killed a child in Gothenburg suburb Biskopsgården on Monday morning is a revenge attack.
Europe's economic outlook, jihadist attacks, the refugee and migrant drama, the Syrian conflict, and relations with Russia and Turkey will all be on the table on the lush Italian island of Ventotene.
Aurora photographer Chad Blakley from the US tells The Local how the Northern Lights made Sweden his home.
64-year-old Hayat Ibrahim al-Sidawi turned to embroidery to battle boredom and horror during the Syrian civil war, and wants her work to offer a message of hope to others.