Women across Spain are being urged to down tools and strike at midday on Wednesday March 8th to mark International Women’s Day and make a stand for equal rights.
More trouble for troubled Fillon?
Swedes are busy inventors, but not as busy as they used to be.
UPDATED: The avalanche hit one of the ski slopes and swept away several skiers. But authorities later confirmed there were no victims.
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will have to sit out Manchester United's FA Cup quarter-final at Chelsea after accepting a charge of violent conduct, England's Football Association has said.
The whistleblower group's new report describes how the CIA reportedly hacked into iPhones, Microsoft Windows and even Samsung TVs around the world - and the German financial centre is reportedly a major hub.
The German government told Washington it had the wrong address, after the US administration tried to enter talks with Germany on trade.
UPDATED: Police have launched a murder investigation after a man and a woman were found injured, and later died, in the Hallonbergen area of Sundbyberg, north of Stockholm.
A boy in the North Jutland town of Birkelse made an unexpected discovery when doing his history homework.
Facebook was handed a win on Tuesday by a German court in a case brought by a Syrian refugee whose selfie with Chancellor Angela Merkel made him the target of racist trolls.
Italian police announced on Tuesday the arrest of 18 'ultra' fans of Atalanta suspected of drug trafficking, extortion, robbery and acts of violence in and around the Serie A club's stadium.
Germany, the EU's most powerful state, said Tuesday it was dissatisfied with a declaration being prepared for a landmark Rome summit on the bloc's post-Brexit future later this month.
Struggling to form friendships is often one of expats' biggest complaints about life in Germany. So here are some tips to help you get started.
Danish immigration minister Inger Støjberg says that, had the EU not ruled in favour of Belgium in a recent visa case, an increased flow of immigration would have been likely.
The strike by French air traffic controllers entered its second day on Tuesday causing delays and the cancellation of at least 28 flights to and from Spain.
Fillon looks set to fight to the very end, but his struggles have shaken up the race for the Elysée.
A new report has shed light on the gender imbalance among Swedish risk capital firms.
What will the return of the draft to Sweden mean for dual citizens in the country? The Local has cleared a few points up.
Theme park Thors Rike (Thor’s Kingdom) wants to attract Viking enthusiasts from all over the world.
The head of Spain's largest family has died, leaving behind a widow and 15 children.
First pictures of polar bear cub Fritz, born at the Tierpark zoo last autumn, already had animal-lovers swooning. But the Berlin zoo made a sad announcement on Tuesday.
Around 30 people die each year in deadly avalanches in the French Alps. But why are the Alps so risky, especially this winter?
Switzerland made more European patent applications per capita in 2016 than any other country, confirming its long-held status as a world-leading innovator.
The 'Day Without Women' strike will affect public transport, flights, schools, and other industries across the country. Women will even be striking from household chores.
Police in the canton of Aargau have launched an appeal for information after a calf was abused by an unknown person on a farm in Obermumpf on the weekend.
Italy's surreal Eurovision entry has inspired plenty of parodies - but this version with 'dancing nuns' is probably the most joyful.
Switzerland is seen as idyllic from the outside.
Spanish is full of false friends and can sometimes be a linguistic minefield. The Local takes a look at some of the worst (and most amusing) offenders.
Hundreds more flights to, from and over France have been cancelled on Tuesday.
The German Foreign Ministry has issued a warning over a "fake news" story being shared on social media, claiming they had issued a travel warning for Sweden.
Police in North Rhine-Westphalia are searching for the man believed to have killed his nine-year-old neighbour and then posted a video gloating about it online.
The heads of continental Europe's biggest economies, in a joint view of the European Union's future at a troubled time, on Monday endorsed the idea of a "multi-speed" EU in which some members could deepen their integration faster than others.
A 62-year-old man from Copenhagen has been sentenced to eighteen months in prison for the possession of an extremely large amount of child pornography.
The leaders of the EU's biggest economies have met to discuss the future of the union faced with populism and Brexit.
A ranking of 80 countries in the world to find out which is the very best handed Germany the crown in 2016. Alas, this year it could not hold onto the title.
Did you know that the Colosseum was once home to 400 species of plants, or that it was once used as a Roman family's fortress base?
EU authorities have approved a controversial nuclear expansion project in Hungary that is heavily backed by Russia.
A converted camper travels across Italy to offer migrants a three-minute phonecall home. Some use the time to catch up on news, others warn their nearest and dearest not to take the same risks in crossing the Med.
A church reform group claims that senior officials blocked pope-approved reforms aimed at curbing sex abuse.
Hamburg on Monday became the fourth city to call off a rally by a Turkish minister ahead of a referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale hit central Switzerland on Monday night, the Swiss Seismology Service (SED) has said.
The damage from storm Zeus.
A police officer could be in hot water for forgetting to take his gun with him after visiting the lavatory.
More meat was consumed in Sweden during 2016 compared to 2015, causing alarm in some quarters about the continued increase in consumption.
... and he is a drug squad officer.
Matera is "a place that can only be described as terrible in its beauty", writes Dave Thurmond.
The murder was over an inheritance dispute over gold coins.
Winds reached up to 193km/hr.
One of Arctic Norway's most exciting destinations, winter and summer alike.
Teeth and knee joints can now be scanned to make the process of determining the age of asylum applicants more accurate.
Neither "no-go zones" nor "particularly vulnerable areas" do justice to the problems in places like Rinkeby, argues Peter Santesson.