The first of the 1,500 refugees that Norway has promised the EU to accept are due to arrive in the country this week.
EU countries including Sweden should be granted permission to extend temporary border controls by a period of a further three months, the European Commission has decided.
Some in France have shown solidarity with their new guests, while others have made it clear they are not welcome.
Spain's king on Tuesday tasked Mariano Rajoy with forming a government, taking the acting conservative prime minister a step closer to power again after a 10-month political deadlock.
Several people have been injured in attacks by masked assailants dressed as 'creepy clowns' in the lead-up to Halloween.
The White House announced on Tuesday that US President Barack Obama will be paying one last unexpected visit to the German capital - his last before he leaves office.
Hate and hostility towards groups deemed to be different are not just sentiments felt by fringe extremists, a new report on Bavaria shows.
After The Local France, the Lonely Planet has followed suit by urging everyone to head to Bordeaux in 2017.
RB Leipzig's remarkable unbeaten start to the Bundesliga season has seen them suddenly emerge at the head of the pack chasing reigning champions and league leaders Bayern Munich.
IN PICTURES: The razing of the Jungle has finally begun.
It could have been a very explosive family dinner.
Almost two weeks have passed since Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and he has yet to acknowledge the win. The Local asked Swedes what they think of the singer's silence.
What does the future hold for the migrants of the Jungle? Can they work or claim social benefits or travel freely inside Europe?
A Bangladesh court on Tuesday charged an opposition party leader with the murder of an Italian aid worker, drawing an angry reaction from the party which accused the government of trying to discredit it.
A taxi driver had to be hospitalized in Munich on Monday evening after three British tourists refused to pay their fare and then attacked him.
What happens when you ignore the naysayers and swap a stable desk job for a one-way ticket to Rome?
The country has also slashed its prediction for 2017.
The new Danish documentary 'Bitter Grapes' reveals apartheid-like conditions in the South African wine industry.
Artist Nada Ali saw her creativity stifled by the trauma of Syria’s war, but relocating to Sweden to take part in a leadership programme helped put her career back on track.
The substances in the nappies are meant to prevent skin irritation but are cancerous, the study concludes.
Alternative leader Uffe Elbæk says he was kicked off the social media network because of its "American puritanical morals".
The woman's joy at finding thousands of euros' worth of Italy's old currency in her attic was short-lived.
Could vehicles adapted for women attract more female truckers to the profession?
The experiment has been ditched.
A new survey shows that few Swedish women get behind the wheel when driving with their male partner.
Police forces in five German states carried out raids on Tuesday morning with the aim of tackling the financing of terror groups, police in Thuringia have reported.
So you've mastered German, but now it's time to learn English all over again.
Norway’s Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) said on Tuesday that its Halden facility emitted a small amount of radioactive iodine (Iodine-131) on Monday.
It will now cost you €100 to spend a penny. That’s if you get caught choosing to pee against the world-famous Ulm Minster.
The random murder of a woman in Vienna could have been prevented if the homeless and mentally disturbed man who killed her had been admitted to a psychiatric institution.
A group of people from Kumberg in Styria have asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for help in trying to stop the deportation of an Iraqi family.
The government has come in for criticism after new figures revealed that Germany exported ten times the quantity of small arms ammunition in the first half of 2016 as in the same period last year.
A 16-year-old in Berlin decided he wanted to scare some friends, but his plot backfired in a violent way.
Hold on, aren't the French all meant to be finely toned specimens with not an ounce of fat on them?
Two Moroccan imams at a mosque on the Spanish resort island of Ibiza were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of backing the Islamic State group and inciting jihad.
The producers of the hit show have asked for three rounds of location pictures of Swedish island Gotland.
The crowdfunding campaign by the two communes is the first of its kind in Switzerland.
The 2017 music festival season is already heating up thanks to Tuesday’s announcement that Radiohead will headline the NorthSide festival in Aarhus.
The Balearic Islands want to keep summertime when the rest of Spain turns the clocks back on Sunday.
Police have opened an investigation after finding a body buried in a house in Orbe, in the canton of Vaud, on Saturday.
It’s that time of year when temperatures start to plunge and drivers are advised to switch to winter tyres to avoid being caught out by snow and ice on the roads.
The German government estimates that there are four Ku Klux Klan (KKK) groups currently active in the country, according to a report by the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) on Tuesday.
Italian bank Monte Paschi di Siena also plans to close hundreds of branches in an effort to resolve its troubles.
A Brazilian teenager accused of dismembering his uncle and aunt and killing their two young sons in a grisly crime that shocked Spain had an "uncontrollable desire to kill", police said on Monday.
Italy's coastguard said on Monday that another 16 people had died during operations in which 2,200 migrants were rescued off Libya, propelling both deaths at sea and the numbers arriving in Italy towards new highs.
It's the biggest earthquake to hit the country for two years.
Winter is coming.
The women, who came to Italy fleeing war and poverty, will now be relocated to other towns after residents put up a barricade to protest their arrival.
The Vatican's intervention came at a time of high tension in the South American country, where the center right-dominated opposition is seeking to remove President Nicolas Maduro from power.
Can Gerhard Schröder bring an end to the Kaiser's Tengelmann saga?
As hundreds of migrants leave, the bulldozers are set to tear down the sprawling Calais shanty town on Tuesday.
The Norwegian government has confirmed reports that the United States will deploy over 300 troops in Norway, in a move set to upset neighbouring Russia.
Britain spending big on security in Calais.
Stan Wawrinka is top seed as injured Federer sits it out.
The millionaire head of a luxury hotel in the French Riviera resort of Cannes was kidnapped in Nice in front of shocked onlookers in the middle of the day on Monday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has hired Vitaly Stepanov as a consultant and is helping his runner wife Yuliya.
Sweden's Prime Minister Löfven is set to meet Swedish troops in Iraq on Tuesday.
Should Sweden stick with summer time all year round?
It's time to hold the Pope to account and make sure he turns his words about reform into action, argues a minister of the Swedish Church ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Sweden.