Norwegian police on Monday night were searching for the person or persons who killed a boy and a woman at a primary school earlier in the day in Kristiansand.
Renzi confirmed his resignation on Monday night, but will stay on to pass Italy's 2017 budget.
Valls officially announced his presidential bid on Monday evening, the first step in what will be his biggest battle yet.
PM Manuel Valls will resign on Tuesday in order to run for the country's top job.
You know you're in France when these weird and wonderful things happen.
Department store Åhléns announced on Monday that it was removing an online ad after the child in the picture was targeted by racist trolls.
The days are sunny and the nights are cold across Germany, but weather forecasters predict higher temperatures as the week goes on.
The house where Austrian incest monster Josef Fritzl shut his daughter in the cellar for 24 years has been sold to a woman who runs a local strip club.
Nearly 1,000 bearded, red coat-wearing runners took over a small Brandenburg town on Sunday - here's why.
Anna Hagwall has been slammed in Sweden for what was perceived to be an anti-Semitic attack on one of the country's media groups.
Renzi is expected to formally resign in a cabinet meeting set for 6:30pm on Monday.
Norbert Hofer has failed in his bid to become the EU's first far-right president, losing to Alexander Van der Bellen. But we shouldn't underestimate the FPÖ.
Why is the referendum so important, what's next for Italy and what does this mean for Europe?
Spain has laid out its budget plans, pledging to drop its deficit below a EU-stipulated three-percent limit after several failed attempts while also tackling unemployment.
Weapons sales around the world decreased last year, despite various ongoing military conflicts. But major German firms actually greatly increased their sales at the same time.
Stockholm City recently launched a campaign urging residents to rent out free space to refugees. So why are so few locals heeding the call? Architect Karin Saler believes Swedes’ love of their personal space is at least as much to blame as any anti-refugee sentiment.
A 24-year-old man has been arrested after demanding that a woman in Carinthia pay him €310,000, or he would kill her two children.
From the highs to the lows, here's a look back over Matteo Renzi's time in office.
The Kremlin heaped praise on outgoing Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi following his resignation.
1,100-year-old bracelet pulled out of the ground in front of rolling cameras.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's crushing defeat in a constitutional reform referendum cost him his job. What went wrong?
"The problems that we have today are the problems that we had yesterday."
Something good could become of all that metal after all.
"It's the most packed museum in the world," apparently. Does that ruin it?
The Danish Medical Association (Lægeforeningen) has recommended that no boys under the age of 18 be circumcised in Denmark.
Stunt could land the British freerunners in court.
UPDATED: The man detained for a Malmö arson attack claimed by Isis did not commit a terror offence, a Swedish remand hearing has concluded.
The German government pleaded for calm on Monday after the arrest of a teenage Afghan asylum seeker for the alleged rape and murder of a German student triggered fresh criticism of the country's liberal refugee policy.
Spanish police have arrested a criminal gang that posed as police officers to rob tourists.
British student at Oxford University was found dead after a boozy night out, French media report.
The US is reportedly worried that China could use the firm's technology in its nuclear programme.
A top member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party on Monday defended his proposal for Germany to deport sick refugees after receiving harsh criticism.
And one of Bob Dylan's songs will be performed at the awards ceremony, but not by the literature laureate himself.
From fish treated in acid to 'egg cheese', The Local looks at some of the weirder Swedish Christmas foods on offer.
A German rail dispatcher who admitted that his negligence caused a train crash that killed 12 people has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
"The people have won," said the head of Italy's far-right Northern League.
Houzz.se's Amanda Strömberg looks inside a Swedish family's unconventional take on Christmas at their farm.
Chancellor Angela Merkel lost a key ally on Sunday night.
How did two pole dancers end up performing at a Christmas market in France, when there were dozens of children present?
Workers at Geneva airport could go on strike with only two hours advance warning after negotiations over pay with airport operator Swissport broke down.
The popular Norwegian series ‘Skam’ (Shame) was given the Nordic Language Award for 2016 on Monday for its ability to engage a young Nordic audience.
US President-elect Donald Trump and Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann will talk in the coming days.
A weekend of torrential rain across southern Spain caused the worst flooding in thirty years and claimed the lives of two people.
Did you know the University of Gothenburg offers 60 master's programmes in English? And some of them may surprise you.
Around 350 asylum seekers who were told they'd be sent back to Hungary will now have their cases processed in Denmark.
Italy's referendum has been framed as the third 'anti-establishment' revolt of 2016 - but the reality is different.
Alexander Van der Bellen, Austria’s president-elect, has said that he wants to be a president for all Austrians and promised to press the government on issues such as labour reform.
In the end, Matteo Renzi's fall was even quicker than his remarkably rapid rise to the summit of Italian politics.
Operators have pulled the plug after a few near misses.
An Austrian woman who shot and killed her mother, brother and her three young children, afterwards lay down beside her dead mother and shot herself, the police investigation has revealed.
But will Donald Trump intervene and reverse it?
The capital city still hasn't managed to snag three stars in the new 2017 Michelin guide released on Thursday, but it still boasts seven two-star eateries. Here's a look at what they have to offer.
"We are heartbroken, again," said medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
It wasn’t an everyday sight: 1,200 skiers dressed as Father Christmas, or St Nicholas, took to the slopes of Verbier on Saturday.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday said that the far-right defeat in Austria's presidential election was "a good omen" for Europe.
No room in the park for the Virgin Mary this year.
World Cup overall champion Lara Gut claimed the season opening women's super-G race at Lake Louise on Sunday.
Here are three of the most likely scenarios.
Not a great Christmas tradition, guys.
Prime minister Matteo Renzi's defeat in Italy's referendum has sparked fresh uncertainty.
French president says Matteo Renzi has all his sympathy.
Less than a fourth believe that Swedish pupils learn what they need to in school, a new poll suggests.
The Local speaks to Daniel Guest, head chef at Stockholm's Hotel Miss Clara about working in Sweden, Swedish Christmas food, and why he has strong opinions on sugar.