Stan Wawrinka became the oldest French Open finalist in 44 years after an epic win over the world number one.
US President Donald Trump reportedly struggled at first to find a place to stay on his first official visit to Germany. But the Hamburg city government has come to his rescue, German media report.
A German soldier who "jokingly" called for a coup against the Defence Minister is now facing charges of incitement to commit a crime, German media reported on Friday.
A Spanish man hailed as a "skateboard hero" after he died trying to defend a woman from one of the assailants during the London attack has been awarded a posthumous medal, Madrid said Friday.
Are Swedish teenagers too afraid of embarrassing noises to go to the toilet at school?
Germany's Deutsche Bank said Friday it would not disclose any information on its links to US President Donald Trump and his family, rejecting a request from US lawmakers.
Here are key facts you need to know about the upcoming elections in France, including why on earth are there nearly 8,000 candidates?
Might be time to introduce yourself to the BÉPO keyboard.
New Austrian legislation came into force on Friday that will ban the full-face Islamic veil in public places from October 1st.
Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, told German media on Friday that it is currently building up its team for a brand new German headquarters in Hamburg.
When passersby saw a man tied up in the trunk of a Mercedes on Thursday, they immediately got in touch with the police. But the suspicion of a kidnapping proved unsubstantiated.
Authorities had to temporarily close down the high-speed train line between Germany's two largest cities on Thursday after a runaway horse got into a spot of bother.
The French presidential election might be over but here are four reasons why you need to keep a close eye on the make-or-break parliamentary elections that take place over the next two weekends, as explained by Professor Garrett Martin.
Brits living in Spain hope that shock election result might mean a softer Brexit.
A youth football team got a surprise last week when they got an unexpected visitor in the form of a "mini-tornado".
A Ghanaian football player in Gävle, Sweden, has been sentenced to two years in prison for raping and assaulting his wife.
The trial of three men accused of assaulting a young family member more than 100 times started in Bochum on Thursday.
Tragic incident involving a young British family on holiday in Brittany.
A proposed German law designed to heavily penalize social media firms for 'hate speech' will scare Facebook and other social media giants into suppressing content that is legal, argues Nick Wallace.
Two of three suspected neo-Nazis facing trial over Gothenburg bomb attacks on left-wing activists and a refugee home received military training in Russia shortly before the attacks, according to the prosecutor.
A deal on a new Italian electoral law unravelled on Thursday as a pact between the country's four major parties broke down.
Ride-sharing app Uber says it wants to continue operating in Norway, but will leave the country if authorities do not approve a number of proposals for changes to its trading conditions.
A new study shows the German cities where people are happiest with the service offered to them by their local transport company - and also where the most people admit to fare-dodging.
Nearly one year after an 18-year-old shot and killed nine people at a Munich shopping centre, a new report sheds light on his motives. But its interpretation is disputed.
A new strategic paper written by the Danish foreign ministry lays out ambitions for new consulates and increased diplomatic staff, but largely avoids mention of US president Donald Trump’s administration.
In a warm winter alpine streams release more carbon-dioxide than they absorb, according to an EPFL study.
The leader of Spain's Catalonia region, where a separatist movement is in full swing, on Friday announced an independence referendum for October 1st, in what will exacerbate tensions with Madrid.
Find out why Sweden is this American's favourite country when it comes to investing and doing business abroad.
While the French Prime Minister says the UK election result, which say PM Theresa May fail to gain a majority will not alter Brexit, delighted British citizens living in France believe otherwise.
Why exactly did this US tech giant decide to build a massive data center in frozen hinterlands in northern Sweden?
The bodies of two Swiss hikers were found on Wednesday in the Picos de Europa mountain range in Spain.
Denmark, a country with one of the world's best public health systems, might be an ideal place to start a family, but that doesn't mean expats can be expected to know everything. The Local's guest columnist Melanie Haynes offers her advice.
Denmark’s Social Liberal party has called for Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen to consider whether under-fire immigration minister Inger Støjberg should keep her job.
Macron's party is getting ready to topple France's old political guard.
Financial planning. The words make sense, kind of – but what is it really? And who cares?
Mexico and Germany, which share the dubious honour of being targeted in some of Donald Trump's most furious tweets, will seek to strengthen trade on Friday when Chancellor Angela Merkel visits.
Norwegian politicians and commentators foresee an increasingly difficult Brexit after Britain’s governing Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in last night’s general election.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Friday that the UK vote reflected popular discontent over Prime Minister Theresa May's hard Brexit strategy, which he said should be reconsidered.
Find out which cities in Europe are expats flocking to – and what they’re doing to make finding a home in their new city even easier.
Santander, the eurozone's largest bank, is expected to come out stronger from its rescue of smaller Spanish rival Banco Popular, though job cuts, "toxic" assets and legal challenges by disgruntled shareholders may make the process bumpy, analysts say.
The woman was left with broken ribs and vertebrae after she was attacked by a herd of cows in the Jura.
As Europe woke up to the news that the UK's snap election had led to a hung parliament, Italian politicians and members of the public had been watching the vote closely.
Investigators take action against the ex-bishop of Orleans.
European police and naval chiefs on Thursday called for migrant trafficking of the kind currently taking place in Libya to be declared a crime against humanity.
Bored of Roman vases and Renaissance artworks? Why not try one of Italy's more unusual museums instead...
The UN conference explores how artificial intelligence can be used to benefit humanity.
Reactions from Britain's closest ally in the EU.
Swedes are some of Europe's biggest ice cream eaters. Here's food writer John Duxbury's recipe for elderflower ice cream.