When Gothenburg company Craft Academy wanted to recruit students to its programming course, The Local really delivered.
New figures show that the number of people who identify as Muslim in Germany has grown - though not nearly by as much as Germans think.
Now, the election battle begins.
Paris will turn off the lights on its most popular attraction on Wednesday evening in solidarity with the people of Aleppo.
It's been a year of major events both around the world and in Sweden, from the US elections and ongoing Syrian war to Sweden dealing with the aftermath of last autumn's refugee crisis.
The French wildly overestimate the country's Muslim population.
Donald Trump, Pokémon Go and cheating at Scrabble...
Swedes are the fifth worst of Europeans surveyed at guessing their country's Muslim population, according to a new survey.
A 34-year-old woman is on trial for triple attempted murder after she threw her three children eight metres out of a window in western Germany.
The man, whose brutal attack on a woman at a Berlin U-Bahn station went viral, has been identified but not arrested, officials said on Wednesday.
Startups like Klarna, iZettle, and Tink have paved the way. Now Stockholm is getting its very own fintech hub.
Striking workers kept the Eiffel Tower shut for a second day Wednesday in protest over an upcoming paint job at the famous Paris landmark which they say risks damaging their health.
Spain's Constitutional Court on Wednesday suspended a resolution by Catalonia's regional parliament that called a referendum next year on independence from the rest of the country.
Ok, maybe not the absolute worst but these Danish words drive our editor crazy!
A six-year-old has had a successful transplant of a kidney in place of her spleen.
Gotland said on Wednesday that it had reconsidered a plan to lease a port to Russian gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2, after the Swedish government expressed disapproval.
Spanish celebrity chef José Andrés has called on Donald Trump to bring an end to their bitter quarrel and make a donation to charity instead of continuing their legal fight in the courts.
An ongoing conflict took a turn for the worse on Tuesday night when a hand grenade was thrown into a clubhouse belonging to the Black Army gang in Herning.
Germans don't really understand how their own country ticks, a new survey shows.
As much as Germans mourned the loss of their adopted son David Bowie this year, apparently a TV horse whispering star had a bigger place in their hearts.
The opposition are calling the new government a 'photocopy', and the new PM 'Genticloni'.
In a year that for many was dominated by seismic events like Brexit, the surprise election of Donald Trump, and the ongoing Syrian war, Austrians were most interested in football - at least when it came to Google searchers.
Apple released a whole load of new emojis on Monday and you'll soon be using many of them in your daily life in Germany. Here are seven of the best.
Lucia's helpers and Ku Klux Klan may both wear white pointy hats, but that's where the similarities end.
Companies linked to the Lausanne-based tech university raised 397 million francs in 2016.
The tiny restaurant and cafe for mice in Swedish city Malmö is a global hit, and locals have now started to add new pieces to it.
Pokemon, earthquakes and slime.
Up to 900 people perished when the boat capsized off Libya.
They also overestimate negative attitudes to homosexuality and sex before marriage.
A man who killed the director of a children’s home and his partner in 2013 has been given a life sentence by a Swiss court.
Gemütlichkeit is one of the defining characteristics of Austrian culture - and it really comes into its own in the colder months.
As German politicians voice ever more wariness about Russia's potential to interfere in next year's German election, a spokesman for the Kremlin has called such concerns "nonsense".
The baby polar bear at Berlin's Tierpark doesn't have a name yet, but that hasn't stopped the cub from attempting to taking his first clumsy steps.
French lawyers are asking if US hit film "Sausage Party" is suitable for children.
Will the EU accept that Switzerland’s ‘light’ immigration solution doesn’t contravene the free movement of people?
French people in Britain have been hit hard by the Brexit vote, according to a new House of Lords report.
In a year dominated by major events, Danes seemed more interested in distraction.
Hundreds of people think Rome's Christmas tree is "disgusting", "ugly" and a "disgrace".
Spain's tax office has ordered daily newspaper El Mundo to hand over documents related to its probe into alleged massive football fraud involving top players.
The Bavarian capital's city hall on Tuesday approved a plan to forbid drinking at its main train station due to rising crime rates.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised up its prediction for Spanish growth on Tuesday but warned "structural weaknesses persist," particularly in the form of sky-high unemployment.
Police in Zurich will be equipped with mini cameras from February 1st as part of a two-year pilot project.
Norway, which boasts the world's highest number of electric cars per capita, now has 100,000 such vehicles on the road.
With a single 1970s train in orange livery and a little crowdfunding help, a plucky Berlin startup is challenging the might of Germany's state rail operator, Deutsche Bahn, offering low-cost tickets and eco-friendly travel.
Steve Jobs may have been a technological revolutionary, but his legacy will not be remembered in a Paris street name.
The Swedish government will not stop the lease of ports to Russian gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2, but does have clear objections. And that could be enough to convince regional heads to reject the proposal.
South Sudan has over the past week ordered two senior employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) to leave the country, without explanation, the aid organization said on Wednesday.
An Iraqi refugee has received a higher prison sentence of seven years for raping a boy at a swimming pool in Vienna - after an earlier sentence was overturned when his appeal team won the right to a retrial.
German Socialist Martin Schulz will step down from the role in January.
You can thank the Italians for baguettes, dildos, and America.
A lost drawing by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the papers of a French provincial doctor, a Paris auction house said Tuesday.
... until July 15th to be exact.
Bats showing signs of being infected by a rabies-like virus have been found by researchers in southern parts of Sweden, with experts warning that anyone bitten by one should seek medical attention.
Daunted at the prospect of a huge, unfamiliar Swedish julbord Christmas meal? Here's a simple guide to help you survive.