A fairtrade attitude to pornography would be beneficial, Sweden's health minister told The Local.
Here's where the 8,000 migrants in Calais are heading.
Police were called after passersby reported hearing a man calling for help from within a rubbish bin in the Vistabella neighbourhood of Murcia, southern Spain.
A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped and left partially clothed and unconscious in freezing temperatures. Now prosecutors are appealing the sentences for the young men found guilty, most of whom will not set foot in jail.
Nordic fashion took centre stage in the Swedish capital last week as Stockholm University hosted the “first-ever” academic conference looking at luxury and sustainability in the fashion industry.
Since the failed putsch attempt in Turkey in July, Germany has received 35 asylum applications from people with Turkish diplomatic passports, the Interior Ministry confirmed on Wednesday.
The baby - born to parents aged over 40 - can be seen playing happily with his family in a video shared by zookeepers. But it still doesn't have a name, and it's up to the public to decide...
A 50 metre fan banner apparently mocking the idea of gay adoption has overshadowed Hertha BSC's win in the Bundesliga.
Being half French, half British is means you get asked a lot of questions (and some of them can be a little annoying.)
Spain entered a crucial week as acting conservative PM Mariano Rajoy prepared to re-take power, ending ten rollercoaster months without government marked by hope and disillusion.
Hundreds of migrants are being bussed across France on Monday ahead of the demolition of the Jungle camp.
"Italy is playing its part, but we can't go it alone," warned the country's Foreign Minister.
A football dad broke his leg in the brawl in front of 11-year-old kids after a Hammarby youth football game.
Austrian church officials have denounced far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer for "instrumentalising" God in a new slogan.
A 14-year-old boy in Salzburg has been injured after being pushed off his bike by an individual dressed as a scary clown.
Swedish ministers, the US ambassador, and organizations promoting gender equality and refugee integration met in Stockholm last week to discuss the role of refugee women inin their host country. The Local Voices was there.
A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed near his home in the Vienna district of Liesing on Friday morning by a complete stranger has spoken to the police.
The German government on Monday said it had withdrawn approval for a Chinese firm to acquire Aixtron, a supplier to the semiconductor industry, amid growing unease over Chinese investment in German companies.
Forget flamenco dancers and bullfighters, The Local counts down the freakiest alternative costume ideas to dress up in this Halloween.
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Queen Margrethe II has raised eyebrows in Denmark for passages in a new book that weigh in on the nation’s seemingly never-ending debate on ‘Danishness’.
The newest French films you need to see before you die (or alternatively when you get some spare time).
A 300-year-old statue of the Virgin Mary has been found hidden in a chapel next to a Catholic church in Loretto, Burgenland.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has promised to double his country's number of troops in Iraq following a meeting with Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi on Monday.
An Italian woman stumbled across a postcard with a postmark from Nazi Germany - and was able to ensure it finally got delivered.
So France happily takes the pastry out of him.
Now that the so-called 'killer clown' craze has spread from the US to Germany, elected officials are drawing a hard line against such "pranks", with some threatening offenders with jail time of up to a year.
The French Ministry of Defence officials were killed on Monday when a light aircraft went down on the island of Malta.
Dried cattle genitalia, goats' heads and hundreds of litres of lard were just a few of the many strange finds discovered when police raided a property in Sweden.
Police in Zurich have warned so-called ‘scary clowns’ that they could face charges, following a number of incidents in the city.
According to a jury of barbers and 'well known bearded profiles', that is.
New figures reveal that 9.3 percent of the German population last year were considered severely disabled.
October 24th is UN Day. And as Sweden has won a seat on the UN Security Council, we decided it was a good time to ask Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström about why the UN matters and how Sweden will use its new influence.
Tomas Gil, 27, from Valencia in eastern Spain was talking to his girlfriend in their native language after a night out in the British seaside town of Poole when he was set upon by a racist thug.
The rate is among the very highest in the EU, with only Slovakian youngsters less likely to fly the nest.
Shocking footage shows the moment a man dodged lorries to chase after his runaway car on a Swiss motorway.
Thieves in France are getting a taste for luxury cars, it seems.
Cameras are due to be installed along all road crossings between the two countries after a trial run resulted in treble the amount of drug runs being busted.
From upside-down houses on Baltic islands to a fairy-tale castle near the Austrian border, Germany is a treasure trove of the extraordinary.
A British homeless man was found dead tied to a bench near Malaga airport with his trousers down and his genitals in a can of tuna.
Norwegian billionaire Petter Stordalen’s Nordic Choice Hotels is making a major move in Copenhagen.
The Jungle camp may be being cleared but this won't be the end of the migrant crisis in France.
Skiers could get their hands on a whole season pass for just 222 francs ($223) in the Swiss resort of Saas Fee this winter – if enough people want one.
The Christian Social Union (CSU) have long delayed backing Angela Merkel as their candidate for Chancellor in next year's general election. But now key leaders are supporting her publicly.
Problems ranged from rodent feces in the food and roaches in the tills, to keeping cleaning products in close proximity to food.
Spain's Socialists voted on Sunday to allow the conservatives to take power, likely averting a third election for Spaniards tired of going to the polls.
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Four guests at a Nuremberg hotel were taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation early Monday morning after a toilet there burst into flames.
Urs Schwarzenbach faces a $4 million fine for failing to properly declare some 200 artworks imported into Switzerland.
A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg in Copenhagen’s alternative enclave of Christiania on Sunday night, police said.
If you want to start a company then Paris is the place to do it, it seems.
The Norwegian ship Siem Pilot rescued 2,400 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya over the weekend in what was described as a scene of “chaos”.
Photographer Paul Hansen thanked his lucky stars for surviving sniper fire while covering the battle for the Isis-held city of Mosul in Iraq.
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has visited Saudi Arabia a year and a half after relations turned frosty in a major diplomatic row.
Meet the web developer and entrepreneur using traditional Scottish ceilidh dancing to break the ice with Swedes.