Stranded mountaineer rescued from Sweden’s highest mountain
Sweden

Stranded mountaineer rescued from Sweden’s highest mountain

A mountain rescue team was sent to Kebnekaise, the highest mountain in Sweden, on Saturday after a mountaineer got stuck in a steep pass.

Macron team blasts ‘massive hacking attack’ on eve of vote
France

Macron team blasts ‘massive hacking attack’ on eve of vote

The campaign team of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Friday confirmed it had suffered a "massive and coordinated hacking attack" after internal documents were released online, slamming an attempt at "democratic destabilisation".

France cracks down on super-skinny models
France

France cracks down on super-skinny models

Super-thin models and secretly airbrushed photoshoots will soon be a thing of the past in fashion hub France, as authorities passed measures to protect young people from the dangers of anorexia.

Ibrahimovic UK’s second richest sportsman
Sweden

Ibrahimovic UK’s second richest sportsman

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has cemented his position as the richest sportsman in the UK, while Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic cashed in with a rise to second on the new Sunday Times Rich List.

French MP dies campaigning for Macron
France

French MP dies campaigning for Macron

A socialist lawmaker died after collapsing on stage during a speech at a campaign rally for French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron, party officials said on Saturday.

Join The Local on Sunday for LIVE coverage of the French presidential election
France

Join The Local on Sunday for LIVE coverage of the French presidential election

It's the second round of the French election on Sunday (May 7th) and we'll be covering it live throughout the day.

French presidential election race enters end game, so what happens now?
France

French presidential election race enters end game, so what happens now?

All you need to know for the next two days (and what happens after).

Concert ticket prices soar as overseas agents enter Danish market
Denmark

Concert ticket prices soar as overseas agents enter Danish market

Two foreign ticket-sales companies have entered the Danish market, selling concert tickets that are often far more expensive than the actual sales price.

Football: Muntari racism protest ban rescinded
Italy

Football: Muntari racism protest ban rescinded

Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari's one-match ban for leaving the pitch in protest at racial abuse has been overturned, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said on Friday.

Heat record broken in Sweden, but the cold is returning
Sweden

Heat record broken in Sweden, but the cold is returning

Large parts of the country were basking in sunshine on Friday, but being Sweden, the heatwave was set to be short-lived.