A jury in the Austrian city of Graz has found a man guilty of killing three people in the southern city last year by driving his 4x4 at high speed down a crowded pedestrian street.
Anonymous source given six million kroner.
Spain is going through one of the worst political storms in its modern history.
So, how well do you know the new map?
Sweden is neither a socialist paradise nor an internationalist hell. The truth, argues The Local's reporter Lee Roden, lies somewhere in the middle.
A young male lion was shot dead at Leipzig Zoo on Thursday afternoon after he broke out of his enclosure.
The European Commission on Thursday said it is taking Germany to the EU Court of Justice because of the country's plan to impose a road toll that would mainly charge foreign drivers.
Because the men are causing all the accidents.
Two sexually-charged adverts have got people hot under the collar in France, a little strange perhaps given the history of the French for making raunchy adverts. Take a look back through time at these famously steamy ads.
13 of every 200 people in Italy are aged over 80 - the highest proportion in the EU.
Beate Zschäpe, the only living member of an underground neo-Nazi cell accused of murdering ten people, has spoken to the court in Munich after three years of silence.
The woman had stolen food worth €14 from a supermarket.
... for the fourth year in a row.
A Montenegrin man was handed a four-year jail sentence in Germany on Thursday for heading to Paris with assault rifles and explosives hidden in his car shortly before the November attacks.
Worse still, the new European king is Norway.
Classrooms overflowing, a serious lack of funding, and a flailing reputation abroad... what exactly is wrong with France's university system? The Local's Oliver Gee takes a closer look.
With students from all over the world descending on Paris for the start of a new term, we take a look at the best ways to save money while living in the French capital on a shoestring.
An unusually high level of solar activity means the spectacle could be visible from rare spots in the country.
Revealed: Swedes' top-20 favourite brands.
The school had only been opened two weeks ago, after the town's existing two schools were left unusable by the earthquake.
No, Paris doesn't have the dirtiest.
Four previous recipients of the award have gone on to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
The environmentalist Green party has an ambitious plan for German cars to be petrol- and diesel-free within the next 15 years.
Spring skiing in Austrian resorts like St. Anton or Ischgl could become a thing of the past if a long-term trend discovered by Swiss researchers continues.
Technical failure was not to blame for the crash involving a Swiss army helicopter on the Gotthard pass on Thursday.
Filming for Game of Thrones season 7 gets underway in Spain in October. The Local takes a look at the special places chosen for the next episodes in the epic HBO drama.
Germany's second largest lender Commerzbank said on Thursday it plans to cut 9,600 jobs by 2020 and withhold dividends to pay for a €1.1 billion restructuring.
Norway is Europe’s best destination for international students, according to a recently-released report.
The Swedish streaming giant has taken inspiration from Japan's love of karaoke with its launch in the country.
How a pensioner with a serious smoking habit won a years-long fight for his right to keep his home - and his favourite pastime.
Turkish kebab chefs are up in arms after they misunderstood a spoof campaign to ban the kebab in Switzerland.
The EU-approved six-month extension of controls in the south of the country will soon come to an end.
Four American expat voters from across the political spectrum talk about the issues which influenced their vote, and how it feels watching the elections from Italy.
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner has been criticised after boasting about how the clutch on his Ford GT sports car failed after he drove it for several hours at speeds of up to 300 km/per hour.
Several thousands people were being evacuated from a district of Cologne just north of the old town on Thursday morning, after a Second World War bomb was found in a parking lot.
A German woman who was kidnapped in Syria last year while she was pregnant has been freed along with her baby, the German Foreign Office said on Wednesday.
The Oslo City Council passed a ‘climate budget’ on Wednesday that lawmakers said would ensure that a number of green initiatives actually get implemented.
"Is it really responsible, in a depressed France, that the authorities forbid the French from smiling... (on their ID photos)"
Italian PM Matteo Renzi said the UK won't get more rights than other countries outside the EU after voting to leave the bloc.
The move is a result of Rome's decision not to bid for the 2024 Olympics.
The president of Catalonia vowed to hold a referendum on independence next year, whether Spain allowed it or not.
The centres are fuller than ever - but the government has stopped paying.
Historic firing round for the diabetes medicine giant.
Could spring skiing soon be a thing of the past?
Spain's Socialist party was hit by a "coup" attempt on Wednesday with half of its leadership quitting in a bid to oust leader Pedro Sanchez and unblock the country's political deadlock
Struggling Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline, announced on Wednesday a major restructuring plan that shrinks its fleet and cuts 1,200 jobs.
42 percent of under 45-year-olds in Austria are critical of mothers with small children who have a job, and believe “a preschooler suffers if his or her mother works”.
"Politics was never really my passion," says Italy's longest-serving post-war premier.
A Danish far-right group faced criticism on Wednesday after courting criticism by handing out "asylum spray" to be used against violent migrants.
The president says the budget is "serious" but many would disagree.
Far east giant provides a boost for Brittany's beleaguered dairy farmers.
A bicycle helmet sparked a bomb scare on a bus in Uppsala.
The Swiss private banking giant is accused of selling risky derivative investments to inexperienced investors in the US.
From stunning chalk-white cliffs to fairy tale castles, Germany has some breathtaking sights to see - perfect for social media.
The scandals are stacking up for Nicolas Sarkozy just at the wrong time.
A man ran onto the stage during a concert by US rappers Ghostface Killah and Killah Priest in Stockholm.
Arab cinema, Gay Pride, out-of-the-box art, whisky and craft beer – what more could a person in Sweden possibly need?