Anastasia Gromontova is a student recently arrived from Ukraine. She writes about her experience as an expat in Vienna in her first year.
According to a report from the WHO, a second case of the Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection (MERS-CoV) has now been reported in Austria.
The Gotland Police Facebook post asking the public for information about an unprovoked attack on two boys had to be closed because the comments section spiraled out of control.
Towns across France are arguing over whether to take in migrants soon to be evacuated from the Calais "jungle" camp.
Got a spare €9,000?
Did you know there are 12 cable car projects around the Paris region? Better than the RER trains surely?
Tour boat operator Netto-Bådene was ordered on Tuesday to pay 50,000 kroner for an accident in which a 10-year-old girl had her arm smashed.
As Sweden prepares to take a seat on UN Security Council next year, Abu Dhabi-based scholar and author Dr. Jamal Sanad al-Suwaidi argues for a greater UN role to fight extremist ideologies like those that fuel Isis and other terror groups.
'We can't be sure what alien sex organs look like.'
Followers of the xenophobic Pegida movement marched in two factions on Monday evening in the capital of Saxony, brandishing fierce accusations of treason against one another.
The Local spoke to four US voters based in Sweden about who they are planning on voting for in the November election, and it looks like it's complicated.
The AfD has been dubbed "far-right" over the past year as it has taken on a tougher stance against immigration and made gains in state elections. But at what point does one call a group far-right?
Writing emails in French is a whole new challenge that requires a whole new set of tips.
"Je vous prie de bien vouloir...." What?
The bridge was first dreamed up in the 1960's, but no prime minister has succeeded in bringing it to fruition.
The fire chief of Wolfsbach in Lower Austria has admitted to starting seven separate fires that amounted to €80,000 in damages.
People said he was crazy, but Anas al-Sarmini made a beeline for Sweden because he so desperately wanted to play football after escaping the devastation in Syria.
A 53-year-old woman was found stabbed to death with a kitchen knife early on Tuesday morning in Vienna’s Favoriten district.
What makes Uppsala so popular - and what makes it so international? How can international students settle in? We asked Vice Chancellor Eva Åkesson to find out!
A Spanish court on Tuesday jailed five men over the stampede deaths of five young women at an overcrowded Halloween event they organised in 2012.
German data protection authorities on Tuesday said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp, citing privacy concerns.
A photo of a dangerous stunt at the popular tourist attraction has tour guides worried that others will follow suit.
Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization has said.
Moving from New York City to southern Spain may not sound like a great career move. But Sienna Brown, founder of Las Morenas de España, explains why it was the best professional shift she could have ever made.
A Danish beer party in Beantown? Yep, and The Local had a photographer there to document the happenings.
The La Defense business district in Paris was the scene of the latest mock terror attack last night, as French authorities continue to take no chances.
Basque separatist group Eta criticised Spain and France on Tuesday for failing to reach the kind of peace agreement with it that Colombia did with the leftist FARC rebel force.
Half a herd of cows ate themselves to death on cereals.
Police in Basel raided a controversial mosque in the city and arrested two people on Tuesday morning, Swiss media reported.
He had a private aeroplane and eight homes.
A woman has described how she was told to take a painkiller when she phoned a hospital in Ystad, southern Sweden, in pain. Just moments later she gave birth to a baby in the toilet.
The Embassy of India in Stockholm has urged Indian citizens in Sweden to be wary of scammers who ask for money to fix fabricated errors in travel documents.
“Why can’t a mayor be a conscientious objector?”
Ferrari is to open an adventure park in Catalonia promising thrill seekers the ride of a lifetime on the highest and fastest rollercoaster in Europe.
A German man will no longer face charges over his friend's death in a fishing cabin.
The city of Solothurn has appointed a divorced ex-policeman from southern Germany into the unusual job of ‘hermit’.
Norwegian kids have some of the highest level of aerobic fitness in the world, according to a recently-released international study.
The documentary comes out on Netflix on Friday.
Apparently Munich is no longer the top place to wear lederhosen and down beer one litre at a time.
Norwegian anti-aircraft missile systems would address the defence gap on Nato's eastern flank.
Fed up with seeing thieves pilfer their precious grapes, vineyard owners in the famous region of Burgundy are taking extreme measures for the first time.
UPDATED: Four men accused of helping a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard were acquitted on terror charges.
Danish kids have some of the highest level of aerobic fitness in the world, according to a recently-released international study.
All Islamic buildings in the capital of Saxony have been put under police protection on Tuesday after explosive devices were detonated at a mosque and a congress centre in the city.
Locals aren't happy about the presence of huge cruise ships in the Venetian lagoon.
Ever feel you've been ripped off by a plumber, electrician, or locksmith in France?
Health insurance premiums will rise by on average 4.5 percent for adults and 6.6 percent for children in 2017.
Early on Monday morning a drunk 29-year-old trashed 17 cars after staggering out of Oktoberfest into the Munich streets. It was one of several eye-popping crimes from "Wiesn" over the past few days.
Audi's head of technical development stepped down "with immediate effect" on Monday, the luxury carmaker announced, after German media accused him of involvement in parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" scandal.
The southern Swiss region Ticino voted on Monday to curb job access for workers living across the border in Italy.
Spain's Socialist leader faces mounting pressure to let acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy form a new government and end a months-long political impasse.
Shares in Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, sank to a historic low on Monday after reports at the weekend that Berlin had refused state aid for the embattled lender.
The proposed reforms are judged to be the most important in Italy since World War II.
Best not to look at the price tag.
The news could dissuade President François Hollande from even running for re-election.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a shooting which killed a man and injured three in a residential street of Malmö – but it is an uphill battle.
Will your job still exist in ten years' time? How will society and businesses adapt to the advancements that are on their way?