Now it really looks like happening, has Brexit changed life in France for Brits?
The mayor of the French Alps town of Chamonix has banned the extreme sport of wingsuit flying for six months.
Spanish police suspect that the man who dismembered a Brazilian couple and also killed their young sons in a crime that shocked the country was the father's "psychotic" nephew.
Several polls show that the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party are losing the support of voters for the first time since July.
Forty-seven paddling pools ruined. Seven years on the run. Thousands of euros in damage. But time has final run out for this wet bandit.
A thousand-year-old rune stone that went missing for almost two centuries has been found near Uppsala, almost by chance.
More than 50 flights were cancelled by Air Berlin and Tuifly on Wednesday after a large number of staff called in sick amid concerns about a partial merger between the two companies.
Police made the grisly discovery in a cave in Palermo, Sicily. Clothes and women's shoes were also reportedly found.
A 43-year-old man has been "freed" from his parent’s house after he was confined there for several decades.
As Oktoberfest opened its tent doors for the final time in 2016, Jörg Luyken was there to soak up the atmosphere and the brew. To his surprise, he got sucked into the epicentre of German kitsch.
See-through clothes, lingerie dresses, and some "flashy bad taste".
Narrowing it down to ten isn't easy, but we think these are ten places all Instagrammers should visit in Italy - slightly off the beaten track.
The horror, terror and joy felt during perilous rescues of migrant boats have been captured in powerful new images published Wednesday, as the latest deadly episode in the Mediterranean fuelled calls for Europe to change tack on the crisis.
The ex-president has suggested he is in favour of banning the wearing of the Muslim headscarf in public. But his own campaign team tell a different story.
Some classmates mocked her Swedish and prospective employers disliked her veil, but Najat Benyahia explains why she’s proud of graduating from university and has no intention of shedding her hijab.
A Danish activist who provides cannabis to cancer patients and other Danes with serious medical ailments was arrested on Tuesday and faces up to ten years in prison.
Switzerland widens its probe into Malaysia's scandal-tainted state investment fund, 1MD.
Beggars in Paris are posing as Syrian refugees in the hope of getting sympathy and spare change from the public.
The Local spoke to one of the Swedish Nobel judges about this year's Chemistry winners. We ask the stupid questions so you don't have to.
Tenerife's government has urged calm and insists there is no risk of an imminent eruption of the island's volcano.
Almost a third of the workers for the local authority in a Sicilian town have been charged with aggravated fraud, after an investigation revealed they were skipping work in favour of activities such as shopping and massages.
A Frenchman, a Dutchman and a Scot are this year's winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, all thanks to very tiny machines.
The British woman who was convicted of an “attack on democracy” for shoving a shaving cream pie into he face of Norwegian Equality Minister Solveig Horne in June did not show up to her appeal case on Tuesday.
Boutique owners returned to their shop in central Vienna to find a three-meter deep hole where the floor used to be.
If you're in the mood for giant pumpkin carving, onion festivals or spending the night at Frankenstein's castle, then Germany certainly has what you're looking for this October.
Game keepers have shot dead a sick lynx that was found wandering in a residential area.
Low interest rates spurred by the referendum have increased house prices across Denmark.
A campaign sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and aiming to encourage foreign businesses to invest in the country has been criticized for boasting of the low wages paid to educated workers in Italy.
While Kim Kardashian’s robbery may have over-shadowed the headlines, Paris Fashion Week still managed to bring a major economic boost to the city.
And it's all down to us passengers.
The French certainly have a way with words.
A young man from Austria had trouble distinguishing between two not so similar place names after a weekend at Munich's famous beer festival - and ended up in the wrong country.
The Local reported live from the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Irishwoman Alison O'Keefe moved to Copenhagen sight unseen and is now helping other expats make the transition.
You might think Spain would be flattered that one of Britain's most famous chefs chose to create his own version of a beloved national dish. You'd be wrong.
A Twitter account claiming to belong to Anita Raja on Tuesday night "confirmed" media reports that the translator was behind the successful Elena Ferrante novels, sending Italian media into a frenzy. But by Wednesday morning, it seemed that the account was a fake.
Three rental apartments in Vaud with pool and fitness centre are up for grabs at auction.
The office of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party mate Bettina Kudla was attacked after she posted a controversial tweet using a Nazi-invented term.
A veteran Russian rights activist, or the architects of the Iranian nuclear accord? Edward Snowden? Donald Trump?
A new piece of legislation will update the status of same-sex unions in Austria.
But the telecoms giant is 'expected to take responsibility', Sweden's enterprise minister Mikael Damberg says.
The ex-banker turned economy minister turned presidential hopeful has removed his gloves to take a swipe at the country's old guard of politicians.
Would the tourists come back to France if they felt safer?
Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato insisted that using the funds of banks he headed up for personal use was "completely legal," as he took the stand in a trial for embezzlement.
Mortgage loans are still growing despite recent rules designed to help temper household debt, a major bank's new figures show.
Some Sri Lankans living in Switzerland may face a return home.
A pregnant woman from Salzburg has been diagnosed with the Zika virus, following her return from a vacation in the Dominican Republic.
UPDATED: At least 32 Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya on Tuesday, an AFP photographer on board one of the rescue boats said.
The two countries will cooperate more now that Britain is set to leave the EU.
Kim Kardashian's robbers managed to pull off their €9 million heist but the next step may prove harder than they had hoped..
UPDATED: Changes to the rules on consent, negligence, and online abuse are among the proposals.
Vandals have attacked a future federal asylum centre in the canton of Fribourg.