Over the past 25 years, German income disparity has increased markedly. New data traces this progression since German reunification.
As Cologne prepares for New Year's Eve a year after a spate of sexual assaults, officials are considering ramping up security with helicopters, video surveillance and restricted entry to certain places, according to a media report.
Francois Fillon's win on Sunday has got the Russians excited, but not so much the Germans.
Bosses at Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum are suspected of being complicit in alleged human rights abuses in South Sudan.
The warm weather was swept aside this weekend, bringing in chilly, clear skies and beautiful frost.
Spanish police on Monday arrested four men suspected of being part of an illegal immigration ring used by the Islamic State group to bring jihadists to Europe, including those involved in last year's Paris attacks.
Sami Hotait, a 16-year-old high-school student from Malmö, is tired of being asked where he’s ‘really’ from. Here he tells The Local Voices why he won’t let his inquisitors define him.
He lives in a house, a very big house in the country. Take a look at Fillon's manor.
Never before have Danes spent as much money in one single day.
A total of 8.1 million purchases were carried out with credit cards during the Black Friday shopping ‘holiday’.
UPDATED: Mystery powder sparking a scare at the court house in Borås on Monday turned out to be cocoa powder.
Norwegian police shot and killed a 35-year-old man in Kristiansand early on Sunday morning, an incredibly rare incident in a nation where fatal police shootings are nearly non-existent.
A German federal court has upheld the conviction of a former Nazi SS officer known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz", his lawyer said on Monday, in a ruling welcomed by victims' representatives.
Worries about a 'No' vote in Sunday's referendum have sent shares falling across Europe.
Looking for some posh nosh this festive season? Try one of these restaurants, which all achieved their first Michelin star in the 2017 guide.
Could Gävle town's giant arson victim rise from the ashes before Christmas?
PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen presented his new 22-person cabinet on Monday.
Francois Fillon, frontrunner to become France's next president, has sparked unease in Germany with his friendly attitude toward Russia, but signs that he would beat Marine Le Pen are being welcomed.
A new government report shows that a quarter of those who return to Germany from fighting in Syria or Iraq cooperate with German authorities, while half remain loyal to their cause.
Barcelona are off to their worst La Liga start since Lionel Messi's debut season nine years ago.
A Brazilian wandering spider was discovered by a customer in a Lidl supermarket in Rotenburg, Lower Saxony on Saturday.
It's hoped that a new app using similar tech to the Nintendo game will help foreigners take less time to learn Swedish.
What will happen if Matteo Renzi fails to get his reforms passed?
A teenager was among two killed in Normandy.
So is François Fillon the next president of France?
The air quality in ten locations in southern and eastern Norway was declared a health hazard on Monday morning.
A new report sheds light on a gender divide in the Swedish startup world.
Oberwil-Lieli, which voted to pay a hefty fee rather than take its share of refugees, will now accept a Syrian family of five.
A 28-year-old Afghan refugee in Berlin was taken to hospital by helicopter after two guards at the home he had lived in assaulted him on the street.
A 22-year-old police officer disappeared last week in Hamburg. Despite extensive searches, her colleagues have failed to locate her.
It's disrespectful to the victims, says one union head.
The explosion caused damage to the building, but no injuries.
Switzerland will not get a second national park after eight communes affected by a proposed park voted against it.
François Fillon's hardline views on identity and Islam may weaken Marine Le Pen's chances of becoming president next spring. But his liberal economic reform plan could actually help her.
A British man and a Dutch man have died after being caught in a huge avalanche in Tyrol in western Austria.
One in three migrant arrivals in Italy is a child, and many have no knowledge of Italian.
Update: German Telekom is now looking into evidence of a hacker attack after 900,000 internet, phone and television clients were hit by a massive outage starting on Sunday and going into Monday.
Last year more than four million people in Spain could not afford to properly heat their homes.
Historians will debate Fidel Castro's legacy for years, but the remote Spanish village of Lancara is proud to be the birthplace of the late Cuban president's father.
Heavy rains that pounded Italy for days have left at least two people dead.
A five-year-old Czech boy who fell out of a horse-drawn carriage in Vienna’s first district is being treated in hospital for life threatening injuries.
Update: A renewed pilots' strike will ground around 1,700 flights at European aviation giant Lufthansa on Tuesday and Wednesday, the group said, as a long-running and costly battle over pay drags on.
'Is anyone missing a metal roof after last night's storm? I have an extra one in the garden.'
It may be past its sell-by date, but for many Danes it's a tasty proposition: A supermarket in Copenhagen selling surplus food has proved to be so popular it recently opened a second store.
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The story of the Japanese chemist who went to extremes in a quest to make the best natural wine in France.
Switzerland's ageing nuclear reactors will keep running after voters rejected a call to speed up nuclear phaseout.
Convicted criminal runs over and kills French policeman.
The two candidates in Austria's longest ever presidential race clashed over the European Union, Donald Trump, and migrants as they faced off in a TV duel.
2016's edition of the famous Gävle goat is no more, after it was burned down on inauguration day.
You may have noticed that a few things have changed around here.
Meet Erin Bonnier, 34, who runs the website and podcast Stockholm Lokal about the capital, culture and being an American in Sweden.