The start of the Christmas season has officially kicked off in Italy.
A man living near Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, faces years in prison after police say they discovered he had sexually abused more than 122 children online, across three countries.
The European Union’s Brexit negotiators will offer British people a chance to individually remain part of the EU, according to media reports in Britain.
Brits in France may be saved from the trauma of French bureaucracy.
Atletico Madrid's new stadium will be called Wanda Metropolitano after China's Wanda Group, shareholders in the Spanish giants, won naming rights.
Presenting a biennial report on integration on Friday, the government's integration commissioner painted a positive picture of improvements made in Germany in recent years.
Sweden's Liberal party says a target should be set to get a Swede on Mars by the 2030s, and the only Swede ever to go into space thinks it's realistic.
You might study at the University of Gothenburg for a year, or two, or three – but it stays with you forever!
The move comes two years after the Swiss air force was criticized for not scrambling jets to accompany a hijacked plane because it happened outside office hours.
Pollution kills 48,000 people a year in France, say doctors.
The iconic Vespa will disappear from Rome's streets on Sunday, along with other motor vehicles, as the city battles high levels of pollution.
Internet speed can vary greatly across the country, so if you're feeling tied down by a slow connection, perhaps it's time to consider a move.
Stef Smulders, the author of a book about starting a new life in Italy, tells The Local what he finds fun and frustrating in his new country.
Morning news programme Nyhetsmorgon featured a segment reporting on research about the different kinds of fruit people use while pretending to receive a phone call.
Prize winner said Colombians "interpreted it as a mandate to persevere" in quest to end five-decade conflict.
The government is now under pressure to bail out the ailing bank.
December 10th marks ten years since the very first Swede's adventure into space – but what has happened since then? A decade later, how has his legacy impacted Sweden and the space programme in general? And how is he celebrating?
The director of "Robocop" and "Basic Instinct" Paul Verhoeven will head the jury of next year's Berlin film festival, organisers said Friday.
A six-day strike last month by pilots at German flag carrier Lufthansa cost the major airline big.
Just how short is the shortest street Paris?
Love it or hate it, the battle to produce the most heartwarming festive ad has become one of the surest signs that Christmas is on its way.
Danish consumer David Lysgaard took American tech giant Apple to court and won.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrived in Oslo on Friday for what will be three very busy days surrouding his acceptance of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Parisians should be able to get their heads out of the clouds (of pollution) this weekend.
Across Germany small numbers of Muslim refugees are being baptized. But the reasons for why they change their faith are complicated.
Are our medical costs set to go up even further?
Two German teens in southern Germany were arrested on Thursday, suspected of planning an "Islamist motivated" attack.
A recent survey conducted by Austria's Ministry of the Interior uncovered surprising facts about the number of women interested in joining the Islamic State.
Struggling to find the right Christmas tree? Houzz.se's Lovisa Åkesson asks Swedish experts for their top tips.
Five Guys opens its biggest restaurant in the world on Paris's most famous street.
Father of five pandas, Long Hui has died during emergency surgery on an abdominal tumour at Vienna's Schönbrunn Zoo.
New figures from Sweden's Public Health Agency suggest life is more stressful in the city than the countryside, and commuting may just be the most stressful part of all.
Outgoing European Parliament President Martin Schluz has gained tremendous ground in a new poll, emerging as a potential threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel in next year’s election.
Some 400 African migrants forced their way into the tiny Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Friday, authorities said, the biggest group in a decade to storm the walled city bordering Morocco in search of asylum.
German police said Friday they have detained a 30-year-old man suspected of having carried out bomb attacks that struck a mosque and an international convention centre in the eastern city of Dresden.
A jury at the University of Graz has decided upon a fittingly extra long word that elucidates the political events endured by the country over the past year.
Police on Thursday released a video of a shocking incident at a Berlin train station, hoping to find witnesses to the crime.
Geneva has more burglaries, air and noise pollution, crowded apartments and road accidents than other Swiss cities, according to a new study monitoring the quality of life in Switzerland.
Victoria Martínez moved to Sweden with her Spanish husband and their two children this year. Little did she know she would be in for the ride of a lifetime.
Quite the scare for this French town.
An exceptional year for Danish archaeologists just keeps getting better.
The Swede, who is the most-watched on Youtube ever, has set a time for closing his channel in protest against the video network.
The number of people seeking asylum in Switzerland has fallen considerably from last year, according to new figures.
The quake was felt shortly after 8am on Friday morning.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has published his financial records showing he declared income of more than €225 million in 2015 as he battled accusations of tax evasion
The Italian president has begun consultations aimed at averting a political crisis in Italy
A little far from the action, but by far the best of view of the spectacular light festival in Lyon.
American version will go into production already in 2017.
Germany has pledged to spend €150 million helping failed asylum seekers and immigrants return home, the minister of development said in an interview published on Friday.
The tourist and his companion strayed into a slum in Rio de Janeiro by accident.
The reward is offered for information leading to the arrest of a killer who murdered a 49-year-old man in Olten.
Earlier in the day, ratings agency Moody's had said the failure of Italy's referendum could delay its economic growth.
"It's not as good as if we were a full member, but it's an agreement that could work," the PM said.
It's a real work of art.
Fresh statistics from a travel agency have revealed the Swedes' favourite holiday destination, and it turns out that Swedish tourists are indeed creatures of habit.
The uncertainty around Brexit has had a negative impact on this side of the Channel.
A Nazi organization that drew hundreds of supporters to a demonstration in Sweden earlier this year appears to be mobilizing, according to a new report.
Saffron buns are popular around Lucia and Christmas in Sweden. Here instead is a wreath filled with all things yummy.