The European Commission has clarified that Swedish Christmas favourite glögg will not be impacted by any rule changes.
French President Francois Hollande is scrambling to contain the damage from a series of embarrassing claims in a new tell-all book.
Luxury car owners in France can breathe a sigh of relief.
Renewable energy companies have hiked up the prices consumers have to bear to cover their costs, leading to accusations the country's "energy transition" is running out of control.
Despite its reputation for high taxes relatively few Swedes are worried about the subject, but they do fret over crime, a new Ipsos poll suggests.
The brother of the now deceased Syrian man arrested this week on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack was not radicalized until he made it to Germany, his brother told Der Spiegel.
The 'Da Michele' pizzeria has long been a favourite among Italians and was made famous in the film Eat, Pray, Love. Now, Londoners can have a taste of Naples.
The 'non-observed' economy - comprising both underground and illegal activities - was worth €211 billion in 2014, accounting for 13 percent of the country's entire GDP.
Twenty-four hours after awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy has not managed to speak to the reclusive US singer.
Prosecutors have again dismissed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's attempt to have comedian Jan Böhmermann prosecuted over a poem he read on TV that insulted the Turkish leader.
Didn’t make it on the study visit to Luleå this month? No worries, NFGL members Ahmed Abbas and Liudmila Vedernikova share their reflections so you can live vicariously.
Extreme winds have blown down a marquee tent on the island of Corsica to the south of France, injuring 23 people.
Tom Hanks, in Rome to receive a lifetime achievement award, took the opportunity to criticize US presidential candidate Donald Trump
Indigenous Namibians lashed out Friday at Germany for refusing to pay reparations for the genocide of their people a century ago, calling it a "phenomenal" insult to victims' descendants.
It has been announced that the American comedian and talk show host Conan O'Brien will host this year's Nobel concert in Oslo.
French President Francois Hollande has said sorry to judges for his critical remarks that were published this week.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's party pushed on Thursday for the Senate to pick up its heels over a citizenship reform bill which would allow children born in the country to foreign parents to become citizens.
Stockholm's second most-famous King spoke to The Local about his royal title.
A team at the University of Copenhagen thinks ancient grains can provide an answer to climate change and food shortage.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes he can take the unusual route into club politics rather than management when his playing career comes to an end by becoming Barça president.
A Qatari tourist has been mugged of her €50,000 watch near the Champs Elysées in Paris.
French churches have announced plans for a day of prayer for victims of sex abuse within the Catholic Church.
A film based on Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes’ classic tale of a knight errant and his portly sidekick, Sancho Panza, is under development by Disney.
Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik suffered a neck injury on Friday while jumping on a trampoline, the Danish Royal House said.
Unfortunately English let you down when you were trying to think of these things to say.
A new global comparison shows that while the rest of the world is still generally wringing their hands about unemployment, the overwhelming majority of Germans are kicking up their heels.
Will the promise of free samples sway householders to accept junk mail?
A train in northern France hit three migrants on Friday morning, killing one.
Vienna is once again to host the ‘EuroPride’ event in 2019, lasting for several weeks in May or June.
Figures cited by the UN and policy makers on maternal mortality are 'fourfold inaccurate' according to the Swedish statistician.
Good news for fans of 'linguine alle vongole'.
In the comments on the Facebook pages of two government ministers from the anti-immigration Progress Party, immigrants are called monkeys, Africans are “birthing machines” and there is implied support for “civil war”.
Photos of Reto Schmid with a shark steak on a plate did not go down well on Facebook.
A glacier in western Austria - known mostly for its surrounding ski slopes - has played an important role in making a manned mission to Mars a reality.
A Toulouse tribunal on Thursday rejected the request of a French widow to preserve her deceased husband's sperm.
UPDATED: Two women and one man were arrested and hit with preliminary murder charges for the stabbing death of a man in Kristiansand on Thursday night.
Are we expats or immigrants? Foreigners living in Germany are often divided into two camps as to how they refer to themselves.
Germany is renowned for its technological and mechanical prowess, but did you know that Germany is also responsible for these ten inventions?
The head of Austria’s federal anti-terrorism unit (BVT), Peter Gridling, says that Austria faces a heightened danger of a terrorist attack.
One of the main defendants in a major Spanish graft trial involving the Popular Party said giving "gifts" to ex-officials of the PP party was "usual practice".
Harry Potter fans queued up all night to get their hands on the translated version of the newest book, two months after it was released in English.
Attempts to save the troubled supermarket chain Kaiser's Tengelmann have failed, with the company's owner saying a "large number" of jobs are to go.
Italy said goodbye to its 2024 Olympic dreams earlier this week, after mayor Virginia Raggi refused to back Rome's bid.
In a surprising twist linking two of Germany's most high-profile criminal investigations, the DNA of a deceased neo-Nazi terrorist was found near the remains of Peggy K., whose disappearance 15 years ago rocked the country.
Rock paintings dating back about 14,000 years have been found in a cave in a northern Spanish seaside resort town..
UPDATED: Southern France had a wet and windy night, and the wild weather isn't over yet.
An Aeroflot plane was grounded on the tarmac at Geneva airport on Thursday after a man told authorities there was a bomb on board.
The head of the Danish Green Card Association argues that Denmark is shooting itself in the foot by constantly making life more difficult for skilled foreigner workers.
Kim Kardashian has lodged a formal complaint in France after she was filmed in Paris following her robbery.
UniCredit is Italy's largest banks - and one of the worst performers in stress tests.
Nicolas Sarkozy's legal woes came back to haunt him in last night's debate.
Almost the whole world is talking about Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize win. Everyone, but the legendary songwriter himself.
Interior designer Jesper Laursen shares his six best tips for adding a Scandinavian touch to your home.
A young man had his shoulder slashed by a clown-mask-wearing knifeman in western Sweden.
This is a simple but delicious autumn recipe that always tastes like a special treat, says food writer John Duxbury.