Marketing manager Mouaddar Kouli had strong opinions about the way Sweden helped highly-qualified refugees into work. His ideas led to an innovative new programme to help people onto the right track.
The co-leader of the far-right AfD party was attacked with a cake while attending a political event on Monday. But the fact the dessert was frozen made the act "dangerous", according to the politician.
Just as the burqini ban furore was dying down French PM Manuel Valls has stirred things up again for suggesting naked breasts were a stronger symbol of the Republic than a Muslim headscarf.
France's rebel Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron stepped down on Tuesday as he looks set to concentrate on replacing his boss as president of France.
Will the Swedish furniture goliath retract its rubles?
"I love chasing the ships, and what a great feeling it is when they sound the horn!" he gleefully exclaims.
Summer's not over just yet.
Nobody knows quite what to expect when Pope Francis visits secular Sweden this autumn.
Attacker, believed to have mental health problems, targeted police officer "because he represented France", unconfirmed reports say.
Scientists hope their findings will end the stigmatization of alcoholism.
An 18-month-old boy cannot bathe naked, at least according to authorities in southern France.
Police are investigating a series of bizarre discoveries by divers off Calpe that include human bones and items used in religious rituals in the Caribbean.
Orna O’Reilly had been widowed for over 20 years before she moved to Italy’s Veneto region from Ireland in March 2013. A few months later, she met her future husband – via The Local Italy.
So what's the most populated "département" if it's not Paris? Find the answer, as well as every other need to know fact about France's 101 departments.
England goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to become the first English goalkeeper to play in Italy's top flight since 1930.
Delegation drops a planned visit to the controversial Australian immigration centre after two politicians who criticised the centre were denied access.
A court in western Sweden has sentenced a 28-year-old asylum seeker to six years in jail for starting a fire at the asylum centre where he lived.
Police rescued a thief after a robbery went wrong and he spent four hours trapped inside a car parked in the heat of the day in Barcelona
As part of the government’s so-called 2025 Plan released on Tuesday, a full 44 initiatives were introduced within the area of immigration.
She's already held the Chancellery for over a decade, but infighting with political allies as well as a rocky response to her refugee policies may put a damper on Angela Merkel's staying power.
There were rare scenes of joy in earthquake-hit Amatrice on Monday, when a fortunate cat was rescued from the ruins of a collapsed home and returned to its tearful owner.
The drenched city has set its third rain-related record of the summer and one more is likely.
Could drones be used to deliver weapons to prisoners?
For the sake of everyone the divorce needs to happen as soon as possible, says Hollande.
... and says the ban had fuelled religious intolerance in France.
Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos on Tuesday will become the first European Union leader to visit Italy since last week's earthquake, which left nearly 300 people dead including 11 Romanians.
Burqini bans "fuel religious intolerance" says a UN spokesman.
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Longstanding issues in French school system have not been dealt with, argues journalist and author Peter Gumbel.
A 250 kilogramm bomb from World War Two was deliberately detonated on Tuesday after being discovered in Linz by two locals.
Germany's EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger raised doubts on Tuesday about whether Britain would leave the bloc, saying he wouldn't bet on "Brexit".
July is Sweden's most heart-warming month.
In 1940, Spain wanted to prove to Nazi Germany the strength of its Aryan links. But now, 75 years later it wants its archaeological treasures back.
It's not the sheer number of school holidays that have caused a row this time, but the dates. Here's all you need to know.
More people than ever are taking part in Switzerland’s study abroad scheme, despite the fact the country is no longer a full member of the EU’s Erasmus programme.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she has "the very greatest interest in stopping sanctions" against Russia, Reuters reports.
New information printed on cigarette packets to deter people from smoking appears to be working in Austria.
Rule number one on a French nudist beach: No staring.
The number of people claiming asylum in Denmark has reached its lowest point since border controls were implemented in January.
Sweden's discrimination watchdog is on the case.
Around 6,500 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Monday, the Italian coastguard said, in one of its busiest days of life-saving in recent years.
Expats have ranked Austria as one of the best countries in Europe to live in according to a global survey of expat life.
In a stunt police have described as "incomprehensible idiocy," a drunk young man from Munich lay down on the tracks in front of a fast-moving train and let it ride over him.
A wingsuit flyer who jumped to his death in Switzerland last week reportedly broadcast the tragedy live on Facebook.
Spain could be heading for the polls on Christmas Day if Mariano Rajoy fails to win a confidence vote in Parliament today.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told Italian students how the social media site gave €500,000 to the Italian Red Cross following Wednesday's devastating earthquake in central Italy.
The woman who was shot and killed along with her 12-year-old son in Kirkenes was in the process of leaving her husband but was worried about her son's immigration status.
Expats in Germany generally find it great for families and starting a career, but were turned off by the language barriers and "unfriendly" Germans upon arrival, according to a new report.
Can the creation of a new Islamic foundation sow the seeds of more positive relations between France's Muslim population and the state?
UPDATED: A new round of vehicle fires for the second night in the row brings the total over 30.
Even a century after his death, Austria's mutton-chop whiskered emperor Franz Joseph still looms large in the national consciousness.
"It's an emergency situation."
French president says no free trade deal between EU and US possible before Obama leaves office as a minister says Paris wants an end to negotiations.
The jet is believed to have crashed while taking part in a training exercise.
Business travellers have been flocking to city hotels in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm this summer.
Sweden's equality minister Åsa Regnér on why the government is introducing a new strategy on male violence against women.