The EU said Tuesday it would open no new areas in Turkey's membership talks in the "prevailing circumstances" because of concerns about Ankara's post-coup crackdown.
A 16-year-old teen who put on a clown mask and threatened people with a knife has been sentenced – the first conviction in Sweden linked to the autumn's 'creepy clown craze'.
French companies are increasingly willing to employ people who don't speak French, and German-speakers are finding themselves in demand, according to new figures.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Germany don't have a home - and during the winter, cold weather and illness can put them in life-threatening situations.
... And three go to London.
But they may face waits of over a year for citizenship, The Local has been told.
Spanish police have arrested five Catalan independence activists for allegedly burning photos of King Felipe VI.
A former police officer convicted of murdering a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists and chopping him up in an S&M chamber was convicted again on Tuesday in a re-trial.
A 39-year-old Chinese woman has been found dead in a central Paris apartment, according to reports.
Perhaps US-style conspiracy theories such as "pizzagate" aren't so common in Germany. But insidious lies are still turning people to violent crime, argues Christina Lee.
New PM Paolo Gentiloni also said he saw the Donald Trump-led United States as his top ally on the global stage.
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The Greenlandic government has struck out against the “arrogance” of Copenhagen in ignoring Greenland’s wishes to be more self-governing.
Police are calling for witnesses after three asylum seekers were attacked and chased through the streets of a small town in Thuringia by 15 Germans at the weekend.
Visitors are being turned away from the Eiffel Tower as workers strike over a planned paint job.
The drivers of Vienna’s famous fiaker, the horse-drawn carriages for hire in the city centre, have applied for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status - in a bid to protect what they say is a tradition under threat.
Up to 900 people died when the boat sank, making it the Mediterranean's worst disaster since World War II.
"We have to guarantee the stability of the banks and citizens' savings."
Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss the issue.
A 23-year-old man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Tuesday for threatening the Norwegian royal family, Prime Minister Erna Solberg and others.
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No Israeli officials will meet Sweden's foreign minister during her trip to the region, a spokesman has said.
Plans to demolish an old railway bridge could leave a village in northern Sweden isolated by removing the only road in and out.
The great wall of Calais is complete.
Three major German news outlets have reported that religious groups from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar have been increasingly supporting Salafists in Germany, raising concerns among intelligence agencies.
A former member of Spain's GAL death squads which targeted ETA separatists in the 1980s has been arrested for allegedly disseminating propaganda for the Islamic State group.
Not even the threat of a banking crisis in Italy knocked investor confidence.
Breast milk is not usually an ingredient in Swedish Lucia saffron buns. But one food blogger has gone viral after she made and ate the traditional pastries using her own milk.
Austria is undeniably beautiful in the summer months but it’s in the winter that its varied landscapes and historic towns and cities can be really spectacular.
Here's how to act like a local in a Paris restaurant, according to the man who wrote the book on the subject.
The airline said it needs to look at all possible ways to save money.
The 11-year-old Princess Leonor takes centre stage wearing a seasonal jumper in the family snap that is this year’s greeting card from Spain’s Royal Palace.
The Swiss Federal Aviation Office (BAZL) has created a new interactive map to show drone operators where they may legally fly.
Fearing media manipulation in next year's national election, conservative Union politicians are calling for "fake news" to be a criminal offence.
TGV trains that will cut more than an hour off the journey from Paris to Bordeaux have entered service.
The number of employed refugees in Germany will exceed those out of work within the next two years, according to a new report.
Sweden is known for high rankings in press freedom surveys - but how does it feel to be a refugee journalist living and working here?
Foreigners should only receive a permanent residence permit if they are well integrated in Swiss society, say MPs debating reforms to the country’s foreigners law.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or award for the fourth time.
Denmark decided on the F-35 after a multi-year debate but the incoming US president says the "program and cost is out of control".
14,000 jobs will be slashed at Italy's biggest bank as the country's banking crisis rumbles on.
A Spanish court has annulled a fine of €30,000 imposed by the regional government of Catalonia on Airbnb for advertising lodgings that did not have permits to host tourists.
A renowned violinist who teaches at the Vienna Conservatory has been left devastated after his cherished violin, worth more than 1.5 million francs ($1.47m), was stolen on a train passing through Geneva.
But its solution bears little resemblance to the text of the anti-immigration initiative voted for by the public in 2014.
Prosecutors have called for the alleged captain of a migrant boat to serve 18 years for the manslaughter of up to 900 people.
France announced its first cyber-warfare army unit on Monday, aimed at increasing the country's hacking skills as concerns grow in Europe and the United States about Russian capabilities.
"I won't deny there are difficulties, but the government will get to work immediately," said Italy's new PM Paolo Gentiloni.
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A Lufthansa airplane headed to Frankfurt from Texas on Monday made an emergency landing in New York after receiving a bomb threat.
The US automaker has reached an agreement with car owners dissatisfied because their electric cars didn't accelerate as quickly as promised.
Some companies prefer candidates with French-sounding names, a survey has found.
The country's Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has told municipalities they need to be more ready to meet the threat of war and other crisis situations.
Because if you don't decorate your tree with Nutella, you're doing it wrong.
Sweden has a reputation for being health-conscious, but researchers say that more than half of its kids are too inactive.
Swedish health blogger Malin Nylén argues that it's time for companies to make it compulsory for their employees to exercise during working hours.