Why go to Rome when the art of the Sistine Chapel can come to you in Vienna? Check out the new exhibition of Michelangelo's timeless frescos at the Votivkirche.
When a man swimming naked in a Bavarian lake felt a strange pain in his nether regions, he looked up to see a fisherman on the shore. "Don’t pull!" he shouted.
Cologne and Düsseldorf have a long established rivalry, not least over who has the better home brew. So the results of a new study might be more than they can swallow.
A team of specialist rescue workers from Shanghai is searching for 15 people unaccounted for in Amatrice, the Lazio town torn apart by Wednesday's devastating earthquake.
Eastern EU countries on Friday pushed for the bloc to create a joint army as they met with Germany for talks on sketching Europe's post-Brexit future.
Spotify has grown by nine million paying subscribers in five months, fending off competition from rivals.
Milk prices have been raised by France's biggest dairy group to placate farmers, but unions say their demands have not been met.
France's highest administrative court has suspended a town's ban on wearing the full-body burqini swimsuit.
Hundreds of streets are named after the founder of communism, but this conservative politician wants to give Marx the boot.
City's nightclubs appeal to the police to help cut down drug use.
The burqini bans have divided France, but they have also left Muslim women in France in two groups, argues a professor who has spent years studying the impact of the burqa.
The Local looks at the poor side of Germany's "poor but sexy" capital city.
Italy's museums will donate all money raised from ticket sales on Sunday to help restore cultural treasures damaged or destroyed by Wednesday’s 6.0 magnitude in central Italy.
The man was convicted of aggravated manslaughter for stabbing a worker to death at a home for young refugees in Sweden.
The women had been charged with violating immigration laws by giving two African men a place to stay for the night.
"Because even in these dire cases it's important to give a good meal to those who have lost everything."
Got a spare €5 million? Then this Mediterranean island paradise could be yours.
RB Leipzig make their Bundesliga debut on Sunday, but the East German outfit, sponsored by energy drinks manufacturer Red Bull, are already far from popular in Germany's top-flight.
No more need to deal with grumpy French waiters...
The Polish foreign minister has said that Germany all too often follows its own interests at the expense of its partners, as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to visit Warsaw.
For the first time, there are now more than two million foreigners living in Switzerland.
Animal rescue services suspect there could be a serial cat-napper at work in the Austrian town of Frauenkirchen after more than fifty cats disappear in the region in under two years.
France will see searing temperatures on Friday and Saturday, as the heatwave warnings have been extended (once again).
An estimated 2,500 people have lost their homes following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake which hit central Italy on Wednesday.
Hand in your invalid Swedish bills to the bank by the end of the month.
It's one of only two of the 30 towns with a burqini ban in place to have actually given out any fines.
The director general of Skat has been removed from his job with immediate effect as the agency tries to clean up at least a 12 billion kroner mess.
Ana Huete died in Wednesday's earthquake, crushed as she slept in the house of her new husband’s family in Illicia, a small town in the province of Rieti very near to the epicentre of the devastating quake.
Canton complains to the federal government after it reduced the number of permits available to third state workers.
Austria’s Defence Minister has criticised the German Chancellor’s handling of the refugee crisis last year, accusing her of irresponsibility.
France-based food blogger Laura Tobin shares her recipe for this delicious French dessert.
UPDATED: In Oslo, a "major breakthrough" in ending one of Asia's longest running insurgencies.
A survey found that the vast majority of respondents were in favour of Germany passing a ban on the full-body veil sometimes worn by Muslim women.
The Local's contributor Saina Behnejad on her love-hate relationship with Swedish cuisine.
France's highest administrative court will decide this afternoon whether to overturn the burqini ban.
The party's leader in Oslo wants the "cloth prison" barred from Norwegian beaches.
Police suspect human remains found in a well on an abandoned farm in rural Sweden belonged to a man who was murdered.
Vienna is to join London and Berlin in protesting against the introduction of a burqini ban on beaches in 30 seaside towns in France.
No survivors have been found since Thursday.
The mercury in Geneva hit 33.3 degrees, a record for the final week in August.
A proposal to bar public workers from wearing burqas and niqabs was dropped after a deadlocked vote.
A massive fire left 500 hectares of bushland in Corsica ravaged.
A music teacher from North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) has been found guilty of "holding people against their will" after he made some naughty stay kids back after class.
Czech police arrested a man on Thursday for attempting to drive into the motorcade of visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Prague, they said.
The small town of Amatrice was hit by another aftershock, measuring 4.8 in magnitude, on Friday morning, causing more damage in the centre of the town where at least 193 were killed in Wednesday’s devastating earthquake.
At least eight foreigners, including three Britons, a Spanish national, a Canadian and a citizen from El Salvador, were among the 250 people killed when a powerful earthquake struck central Italy this week, officials said, as rescuers continued the grim search for corpses on Friday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Thursday for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
Human trafficking expert warns last year's refugee truck tragedy could happen again.
Sweden has among the highest number of drug-related deaths in the EU despite its zero-tolerance policy. The government wants to find out why.
Combine the Swedish favourite of crayfish with pasta to impress with this simple yet tasty dish.
Henrik Stenson's injury throws doubt on Europe's chances at next month's Ryder Cup.