Experts in Austria have excavated two giant mammoth tusks thought to be over a million years old under roadworks just north of Vienna.
Critics have been questioning the German Foreign Minister's recent series of comments about working closer with Russia, with some labelling the diplomat a "Russia-sympathizer".
Here are 16 facts from the brand new trivia book "F is for France". Did you know any of them? Be honest now.
Unknown people have bricked up the entrance to a mosque in northeastern Germany and stuck racist flyers to their masonry work.
Protesters in Brittany take to the sea fully clothed after video emerges of a veil-wearing Muslim woman being asked to leave the beach in Nice, despite France's top court ruling burqini-bans are illegal.
Those left homeless after Wednesday's devastating earthquake in central Italy will be moved out of their tent camps by the end of September.
They are believed to be the first people to venture into this hidden cave on the Baltic island of Gotland.
A Spanish pressure group that fights against homophobia has filed a complaint against a therapist who offers “to cure homosexuality”.
Germany has drafted a law requiring mothers to inform their partners if their children were fathered by another man, Justice Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.
The most important sporting events only happen every four years: the World Cup, the Olympics, and of course the Münsing ox race.
Animal protection officers seized around 100 cats from the couple in Halland.
A great climate and friendly locals make up for the lack of career opportunities in Spain, according to a survey ranking the quality of life for expats around the world.
Norway is one of the hardest countries to settle in to as a foreigners, according to a new survey.
UPDATED: Almost 200 people paid their respects at the funeral of an eight-year-old boy killed in a Gothenburg grenade attack. But police told The Local they have yet to make any arrests in the case.
Despite the fear over the heightened risk of terror attacks, expats are still very much content with the quality of life in France, a new survey has shown. Although there are drawbacks as well as positives.
UPDATED: Denmark is one of the hardest countries to settle in to as a foreigners, according to a new survey.
The billionaire arrived in the Italian capital after spending a week in Lake Como, where he attended the wedding of Sofia and Daniel Ek, the CEO of Spotify.
Austria saw a boom in drug offences last year with narcotics worth around €28 million seized by authorities.
A groundbreaking study carried out in coffee-mad Italy has helped identify a gene scientists say could regulate our appetite for espressos and cappuccinos.
Switzerland plunges 17 places in a global survey of expat life.
German federal prosecutors said Monday they had brought charges against a 16-year-old girl who allegedly stabbed a policeman in February in an operation for Isis.
That's a lot of balls!
For 40 minutes before an earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of last Wednesday, a pet dog, living with its family in Poggio Castellano, a hamlet near Amatrice, kept barking.
An Austrian who robbed a fast food restaurant in Vienna told police he did it because he wanted to be jailed so he could have fresh start.
The camp's population has more than doubled since June, police say, as French politicians again call for the border deal with the UK to be torn up.
US regulators issue emergency authorization to use Roche's not-yet-approved diagnostic test for detecting the Zika virus.
(Ideon Science Park, Lund)
It’s time to stop lumping Jordan together with other travel destinations in the ‘Middle’ East – it’s different in more ways than you might think.
Frustrations are spilling over in refugee centres in Switzerland causing an increasing number of confrontations between residents, according to reports.
Sweden is among the most difficult countries for foreigners to feel at home in, according to a new survey.
Is the west coast the best coast?
Around 15% of Austrian swing voters are still undecided about who they will support in the presidential election re-run, although one expert predicts the far-right candidate will win.
Thought jellyfish were a nuisance? Fuengirola just got a lot scarier.
German media reported on Monday that the number of refugee children reported as missing has doubled to reach nearly 9,000.
Nature officials say they can't recall such a large number of animals dying from lightning before.
Nearly 1,000 airline passengers were left stranded last night after a glitch in the IT system at Vienna airport caused huge delays to flights.
More than 70 percent of Swiss want to see a ban on the burqa across Switzerland
IN PICTURES: See Parisians take to the biggest swimming pool in the city.
Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that negotiations on a massive trade deal between the European Union and the United States were effectively dead in the water.
Total number of burnt vehicles is now over 25.
Then says sorry after provoking outrage.
The refusal of some EU countries to accept Muslim refugees is "unacceptable", Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday as Germany called for quotas to divide the influx throughout the bloc.
Copenhagen's Mariam Mosque's first Friday prayers kick off the 'Islamic feminist' project.
Inside a shady tent in the middle of quake-hit Amatrice, a little girl hunches over a table drawing a picture of the soaring mountains overlooking this small Italian town.
UPDATED: A seventh-grade student and his mother were shot and killed early on Monday in the northern city of Kirkenes.
If you go down to the pub tonight...
A British man's attempt to swim to France ended in tragedy.
A law banning the controversial burqini swim wear in France would be "unconstitutional" the French interior minister has warned and would create "irreparable tension".
"Some of our girls want to be able to take off their veils and wear shorts and T-shirts in their classes," a teacher explained.
Shaun Corby tells The Local how following his Swedish wife to Härnösand turned out to be the best move he ever made.