The pilots union Cockpit announced on Monday that pilots intend to ground the entire Lufthansa fleet in a dispute over wages. Meanwhile Eurowings is to be hit by strikes on Tuesday.
From Islam to the economy
Swedish capital Stockholm has been ranked among the finest cities in Europe for digital entrepreneurs in a new study, beating 58 other cities and trailing only one.
Spain's struggling Banco Popular has slashed over 2,600 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, in the latest round of cost cutting by a Spanish lender.
Police in Catalonia detained a woman after she was caught driving drunk along the wrong side of a motorway in a car missing one of its front wheels.
Once you’ve put down some roots in the icy north you soon notice that Swedes are pretty snappy dressers — and newcomers would do well to up their style game if they want to slot in, says Deepak Kamboj, a management consultant from India.
The small city close to the border with Germany was named Austria’s most inspiring place to visit in a recent report. What is it that makes it so special?
Sweden is set to ditch taxes on its production of solar energy in 2017 in a bid to run entirely on renewable energy by 2040, the government said on Monday.
The appearance of a bear in chains in a nightclub in Brittany, western France has sparked a grizzly reaction online.
The hotline, launched last week by Swedish trade union Unionen, has attracted global media attention.
The Federal Court of Justice has ruled that the government must bring US whistleblower Edward Snowden to Berlin to answer parliamentary questions on the NSA, according to the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Only one place to go in the Alps if you want an "unforgettable" skiing holiday.
Germany is experiencing a touch of Spring this week. Temperatures might even get as high as 17 degrees in parts of the country on Tuesday.
Many Germans may support Chancellor Angela Merkel, but few voiced open enthusiasm when she declared she wants to stay in power - and commentators are asking whether she will offer fresh ideas or is a leader past her zenith.
An unfortunate Karlstad flower shop has been sabotaged by vandals who threw surströmming (Swedish fermented herring) in through a broken window.
The bosses of Berlin’s new international airport have been criticized for offering bonuses to the companies building the long-delayed and over-budget project.
There are a lot more perks to working in France than you might think.
A Swedish travel news site has listed the country's 12 most beautiful towns and cities. Do you agree with their picks?
Israeli dancer and choreographer Ohad Naharin is also known as Mr. Gaga - the creator of "gaga movement". But what is it - and how can it affect your perspective on life? Ohad Naharin came to Stockholm to explain.
The French government reveals another terror plot has been foiled in France.
Sunday marked the 41st anniversary of the death of General Francisco Franco and far right supporters nostalgic for the dictatorship took to the streets.
Workers can expect to spend a decade more in the labour market in Sweden than in Italy, according to a new survey.
Dagens Nyheter admits that publishing a cartoon featuring Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and US President-elect Donald Trump being carried by figures like a KKK member and an Orthodox Jew was 'a mistake'.
A new study reveals what is really inside that greasy treat we buy at the end of a night out - and the vast majority doesn’t even qualify as Döner meat.
Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen on Monday welcomed the leaders of the Liberal Alliance and the Conservatives to his official residence to discuss the creation of a new three-party coalition government.
You’ve sipped vin chaud in Montreux and glugged Glühwein in Basel – this year try these Christmas markets instead.
UPDATED: More weather alerts as the storms get worse.
A five-year-old girl from Innsbruck miraculously survived a ten-metre fall from a roof terrace with no serious injuries - thanks to two quick-thinking pedestrians.
A chocolate maker in Morges has produced the country’s first ever chocolate made from donkey’s milk.
According to new research by polling firm YouGov, of the larger European countries, Germany is by far the least prone to populism.
Police have solved the mystery of a body found in Tyrol earlier this month - the victim was a Greek man who was murdered by a fellow Greek who was having an affair with his wife.
Hint: it's not good.
"Social Bots" were the sinister cyber friend in the US elections who didn't actually exist. Could they also shape how Germans vote next year?
These pictures will make you want to play with your food.
Should Switzerland get a second national par?
An annual highlight in Vienna's pre-Christmas social calendar is the United Nations Women's Guild International Festival Bazaar.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she would seek a fourth term in elections next year to defend democratic principles but that she expected her toughest campaign to date.
Over 50 people charged in one of the largest child sexual abuse cases in the nation’s history.
Spanish police were handed a large clue after discovering the suspect had tattooed the death date of his murdered girlfriend on his arm.
Italy's top chef and over 80 other celebrities including tenor Andrea Bocelli and Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino backed PM Matteo Renzi's constitutional reform bid on Sunday.
Modelled after similar projects in the Netherlands and elsewhere, the Svendborg Dementia Village officially opens on Monday.
Spanish police said Sunday that they have arrested a German fugitive suspected of slitting his girlfriend's throat and have safely recovered the couple's 18-month-old toddler.
Ivan Perisic struck a dramatic late leveller to grab a share of the spoils for Inter Milan in an enthralling 2-2 derby draw with AC Milan that saw Suso hit a brace for the hosts.
A British navy patrol boat fired flares to warn off a Spanish ship which entered disputed waters off Gibraltar, the latest in a series of maritime face-offs between the two sides.
The number of people in Sweden with HIV increases every year, but many misconceptions remain about the disease and how it affects people’s lives.
A man has been detained by police in northern Germany after he tied a rope around a young woman’s neck and dragged her down the street behind his car.
Epic battle even after seven matches.
The man said he knows he can be rehabilitated.
Novartis will buy Selexys Pharmaceuticals Corp. in a deal costing up to $665 million.
Police have not arrested any suspects after a man was shot in central Gothenburg.
One of these two former prime ministers is widely expected to become France's next leader.
Swedish football coach Henrik Larsson has said he may be concerned for his safety after hooligans attacked his son.
The Local meets Renjith Ramachandran, the founder of Sweden-based Indian expat platform Search Indie.