Football supporters riot with asylum seekers in Linz
Austria

Football supporters riot with asylum seekers in Linz

Police in the Austrian city of Linz reported on an affray between a group of asylum seekers and another group consisting of football supporters in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Glue failure could postpone Austrian election
Austria

Glue failure could postpone Austrian election

An embarrassing postponement of Austria's high-stakes October 2 presidential election looked all but inevitable Saturday, because of technical problems involving glue failing to stick on postal votes.

Five Star movement likely to fight Rome Olympic bid
Italy

Five Star movement likely to fight Rome Olympic bid

An editorial published on the blog of party founder Beppe Grillo was titled: "The Games in Rome? No thank you!"

Everything you need to know about the Calais wall
France

Everything you need to know about the Calais wall

Will the new wall succeed in keeping migrants out of the port of Calais?

Majority of Swedes oppose welfare profits: poll
Sweden

Majority of Swedes oppose welfare profits: poll

As Social Democrat veteran Ilmar Reepalu prepares to announce proposals to limit profits from welfare, a new poll shows that a majority of Swedes support curbs.

US and Argentinian films vie for Golden Lion in Venice
Italy

US and Argentinian films vie for Golden Lion in Venice

America's "La La Land" and "Jackie" face challenge for prized award from Argentinian directors.

Facebook restores Norway PM’s ‘napalm girl’ post
Norway

Facebook restores Norway PM’s ‘napalm girl’ post

Facebook's algorithms had automatically removed the iconic image of a naked Vietnamese girl because it defied its Community Standards.

SAS bans use of exploding Galaxy Note 7 on flights
Sweden

SAS bans use of exploding Galaxy Note 7 on flights

SAS is the first European airline to announce a ban.

La Diada: Why are Catalans marching for independence?
Spain

La Diada: Why are Catalans marching for independence?

OPINION: The Local speaks to Liz Castro, a member of the Catalan National Assembly board, which organizes the mass march for independence on La Diada.

Ikea killer brutally beaten in Swedish prison
Sweden

Ikea killer brutally beaten in Swedish prison

Abraham Ukbagabir stabbed a 55-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son to death with a kitchen knife pulled from the display at a branch of Ikea in Västerås.

Tens of thousands of Catalans to march for independence
Spain

Tens of thousands of Catalans to march for independence

Secessionist parties have been squabbling since forming a majority in Catalonia's regional parliament last year.

VW exec pleads guilty to emissions cheating
Germany

VW exec pleads guilty to emissions cheating

James Liang, 62, is expected to help US pursue its criminal case against the German automaker.

Tennis: Wawrinka faces Djokovic in US Open final
Switzerland

Tennis: Wawrinka faces Djokovic in US Open final

Stan Wawrinka powers his way into US Open final.

France and Germany to relaunch EU defence

France and Germany to relaunch EU defence

The aim is for EU joint forces be able to respond faster to threats.