The leaders of the Netherlands, Ireland and Denmark stressed the need for "unity" Friday as the three northern European countries seek to minimise the impact of Britain's divorce from the EU.
On Friday The Local exchanged emails with British Ambassador to Germany Sir Sebastian Wood about future ties between the UK and Germany, and concerns of Brits in the Bundesrepublik over Brexit.
German media reported this week that government figures to be released on Monday will show increases in violent and sexual crimes, as well as that the the number of break-ins dropped for the first time in a decade.
As expected Marine Le Pen blames previous governments for another terror attack.
Le Pen blasts previous governments and is accused of trying to gain votes of the back of the Champs-Elysées police killing.
A Nazi organization is set to attend Sweden's annual political festival for the first time.
They inspired one of the biggest films in box office history, and now the women of Cantus – the Norwegian choir who sang the opening track to Disney’s animated hit 'Frozen' – are releasing their first album.
French authorities have authorised plans for France’s largest offshore wind farm. The company behind the project, Ailes Marines, will build off the coast of Brittany and has set the construction date for 2020.
Around 100 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean according to shipwreck survivors, raising the death toll for the perilous crossing to Italy to over 1,000 victims in 2017, the UN's refugee agency said on Friday.
Part pop-up, part up-cycling, this new brewery in the German capital is using some of the city's most distinct traits of reuse and re-purposing to create something new.
This week's cold spell nearly devastated vineyards in Burgundy and Champagne, and has posed a severe threat to the annual harvest, winegrowers warn.
The Vatileaks trial rocked the Catholic church with the revelations of salacious details including secret meetings, corruption, and sex at the heart of the Vatican.
Ikea does not seem to mind the attention it has received after Balenciaga launched a new high-fashion tote bag seemingly inspired by the furniture giant's iconic crinkly blue bag.
Swiss actress Katja Meier came to Italy to pick olives, and ended up running a refugee home. She tells The Local how the experience shaped her views on the migration crisis, and why the real challenges in working at a refugee home weren't the ones you might expect.
The Champs Elysees, scene of the fatal shooting of a police officer Thursday night, is the beating historic heart of Paris, its elegance and prestige earning it the sobriquet of "the most beautiful avenue in the world".
Here's what we know about the Champs-Elysées gunman.
Will tourist figures take another plunge? Or will visitors be defiant as they were on Friday morning?
The shooting of a French police officer on the Champs-Elysées has once again left France's forces of law and order in mourning. Here's what we know about the victim who has been named as Xavier Jugélé.
Integration is a two-way street, even if cultural appropriation isn’t, argues The Local’s guest columnist Judy Wanjiku Jørgensen, who moved to Denmark from Kenya in 2013.
A fire started at a Malmö Islamic community centre did not constitute an act of terrorism, a Swedish district court has ruled.
Austrian police arrested 26 people on Thursday in nationwide raids targeting what the government said is a growing and potentially dangerous problem of people refusing to recognise the state's authority.
A new version of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf published in Italy this week is not merely a historical study, but a "political work which can help us avoid making the same mistakes again", its editor told The Local.
A couple from America have given their newborn daughter the middle name Murren after the Swiss mountain village where they believe she may have been conceived.
Winter temperatures in Norway's Lapland could rise dramatically this century, with potentially devastating consequences for the region's reindeer and the indigenous Sami people who make their living herding them.
German media reported on Thursday that Angela Merkel's Chancellery has been included in an ongoing investigation into a recent WikiLeaks release of confidential documents.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday lifted his government's economic growth forecast for 2017 to 2.7 percent from 2.5 percent due to a stronger than expected performance in the start of the year.
It's been an unusually cold April in Sweden, but don't despair: there's light on the horizon.
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni spoke about terrorism, North Korea, and the Pope during a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday - the first time the two leaders have met.
These places are definitely out of the ordinary.
A Thai court sentenced a Spanish man to death on Friday for the grisly murder of a fellow Spaniard whose dismembered body parts were discovered in Bangkok's main river last year.
Scientists have discovered a fossilised footprint from about 247 to 248 million years ago in the Pyrenees mountains in Spain which they believe was made by a previously unknown species of reptile.
Two of Italy's wealthiest regions, Lombardy and Veneto, have announced plans for referendums aimed at obtaining greater independence.
The 17-year-old girl accused of planning terror attacks against two schools in Denmark said during her trial that she found Islamic State ‘exciting’.
Vitus Huonder has previously provoked controversy with his comments about homosexuality.
A second suspect has turned himself over to Belgian police, after France was alerted about a potential accomplice to Thursday night's attack.
If you've ever complained about old-fashioned snail mail, this story may just give you another reason to stick to more modern communication methods.
Italian prosecutors called on the country's highest court on Thursday to drive home a guilty verdict against Francesco Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that sank in 2012 leaving 32 people dead.
"For the first time in the world, a court has recognized a causal link between inappropriate use of a mobile phone and a brain tumour."
Police commandos on Friday arrested a German-Russian suspect behind a bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus, prosecutors said, indicating the motive was financial and not terror-related.
Swedish personal identity numbers and ID documents are being sold and rented out online via Russian-language forums in Sweden, according to a report by Sveriges Radio's Ekot.
Thursday evening's terrorist attack on the famous Champs Elysées took place at time when the famous boulevard and surrounding streets were packed with shoppers, diners and tourists.
A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.
The Swede's right knee bent the wrong way after landing from an aerial challenge against Anderlecht.
Sweden's foreign ministry has summoned Russia's ambassador for talks following reports of a brutal campaign against gay men by authorities in Chechnya.
This recipe for wild garlic soup from food writer John Duxbury is the perfect way to make use of an underrated Swedish spring crop.