A man has been given a life sentence for murder after he killed a police officer and seriously injured another when he was caught riding a train without a ticket on Christmas Eve last year.
A Norwegian plane crashed in Swedish Lapland because of a faulty instrument in combination with the dark Nordic winter nights, Swedish investigators have concluded.
The men are suspected of helping the perpetrator of July's attack that left 86 people dead.
France's foreign minister accused Russia of a "permanent lie".
New findings show that Rakhat Aliyev, a prominent opponent and former son-in-law of Kazakhstan's president, did not kill himself but was "murdered" in an Austrian jail last year.
Two valuable paintings of former Dutch masters, despoiled by the Nazis in the late 1930s, were returned to the beneficiaries of a German Jewish art dealer exiled to Canada, the Max-Stern Foundation said on Monday.
We're not saying our home countries get everything right - not by a long way. But we just don't get why Germany is too stubborn to admit that all these things are a bit crap.
IN PICTURES: What did you do today? These guys discovered a 2,500-year-old unknown city.
Gentiloni will seek parliamentary approval of his new government on Tuesday or Wednesday.
If Santa Claus is recruiting his reindeer from Svalbard for this year’s gift deliveries, he may face a challenge.
The world's oldest bank is in crisis - so how did it happen, and what's it doing to fix it?
Austria wants the European Union to freeze membership talks with Turkey over Ankara’s massive crackdown following the failed coup.
This is what happened when a sex shop in Spain decided to celebrate the Christmas story.
Joanna Palani, a Danish-Kurdish women who fought against the terror group Isis in Iraq and Syria, may have to serve six months in prison for violating Denmark’s so-called ‘foreign fighter’ rules.
Left seething by an important package that went undelivered despite you staying home? You're far from the only one, but help is at hand.
Foreign Minister Margot Wallström is set to pay a three-day visit to Palestine this week, to discuss democracy, equality and its relations with Israel.
Two private citizens have come forward, each offering thousands of euros in reward money to whoever can identify the man who kicked a woman down the stairs of a Berlin U-Bahn station.
The thieves are still on the run.
An international metropolis with a mild climate and incredible culture, Malmö is sure to impress you. University applications are open until January 16th - here's how to get started.
Italy's major cities have introduced restrictions on cars and other motor vehicles to combat dangerously high levels of air pollution.
A young motorcyclist who has gained tens of thousands of followers on YouTube for his biking stunt videos is now on trial after he hit and killed an elderly pedestrian.
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has said it will return a valuable French Neo-Impressionist painting looted by the Nazis to the relatives of its original Jewish owner.
You might not have heard of Rhenish before, but it's the regional dialect of The Rhineland. And by the end of this article you'll be able to astound western Germans with your knowledge of their lingo.
Several rats were caught on camera as they nibbled their way through some sandwiches.
The Italian energy giant announced the discovery of the 'supergiant' field last year.
He wasn't at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm... but it has now been confirmed Bob Dylan is coming to Sweden next year.
The Swedes were just too good for the Chinese in the 2016 Santa Winter Games, which took place in Arctic town Gällivare.
Beautiful Switzerland is all lit up this Christmas!
British bank Barclays on Monday announced the sale of its French retail division in a move which marks its exit from continental European retail banking.
Another earthquake struck north western France last night.
Do you take the prices in your stride, tut when the trains are late and dismiss that incredible mountain view with a shrug because you’ve seen it all before? Then you’ve definitely been living in Switzerland a while....
Bergen Police had to send several patrol cars to corral an aggressive man who was attacking people with an umbrella on Sunday night.
An internal paper from the EU Commission suggests there will be no measures to reduce the amount of child benefit payments paid to EU migrants whose children are resident in their native country - something Austria wanted.
UPDATED: A 17-year-old girl was stabbed by a fellow student at the Christian high school in Bygland Municipality in the Setesdal valley on Monday morning.
A nearly complete dinosaur skeleton sold for more than one million euros at auction in the eastern French city of Lyon late Saturday, the Aguttes auction house said.
A scooter, two baby strollers and 15 bicycles, proved one driver stopped by police over the weekend.
City officials plan to have more than ten times the number of officers that they did last year on patrol for the upcoming New Year's Eve celebration, hoping to prevent the spate of crimes committed last year.
A workaholic and former journalist, Gentiloni was plucked from obscurity to become foreign minister in 2014. Now he has been named as Italy's new prime minister.
A group of second graders in the northern Copenhagen suburb of Hillerød received a shock when they took a recent field trip to the gardens near Frederiksborg Castle.
The parents of an 11-year-old girl with a rare disease are accused of spending much of the almost €1 miilion raised in public appeals for treatment for their daughter, on themselves.
The violin, made in 1747 and worth more than 1.5 million francs ($1.47m), was stolen from Sion Festival artistic director Pavel Vernikov on a train passing through Geneva.
With Christmas just around the corner, The Local spoke to some Italians to find out what Christmas is really about for them.
The official list of Denmark's ten most important values was released to great fanfare on Monday.
2016 has been a record year for both migrant arrivals and deaths at sea.
This risks tarnishing Christine Lagarde's stellar career.
Russia is the biggest source of cyberattacks and influence operations against Sweden, according to the head of the Swedish Military Intelligence and Security Service (Must).
The world's oldest bank announced it would instead seek a private sector-led rescue.
Animal rights defenders stripped down Sunday in the Spanish tourist hub of Barcelona to draw attention to the cruelty of the fur industry.
A weekend chill saw snow and ice play havoc with travellers in parts of Sweden, causing trouble for motorists and stopping planes from leaving an airport serving capital Stockholm.
Mexican entrepreneur Leslie Alfredsson founded her Malmö startup after a trip to buy a birthday present for her niece turned out to be an eye-opener.