Spain's conservative government on Wednesday survived a vote of no confidence tabled by the far-left Podemos party to denounce rampant corruption after a day-and-a-half of lively, sometimes acrimonious debate.
Increasing numbers of Danes are enjoying long lives with more years of good mental health, says a report.
A commission will be appointed to map out the history of Norway’s Sami and Kven people, after a proposal received parliamentary support Tuesday.
Six German universities are currently among the 100 most prestigious in the world, according to a reputed ranking released on Tuesday.
New EU legislation means that from June 15th mobile phone operators will no longer be able to charge you roaming fees when visiting other EU countries.
Paypal forced to act under pressure from the public.
Italian police said on Wednesday they had tracked down a man who posed as a Montenegrin prince in order to get free luxury holidays and meet influential figures.
In the small Ruhr Valley town of Oer-Erkenschwick, a fight between rival gangs turned violent, escalating in one man shooting two people. Now police are searching for the shooter, who they warn may be armed.
Almost one in five is younger than 19, according to a new report.
German police admitted on Wednesday that they asked organizers to suspend the Rock am Ring festival earlier this month after two misspelled names led them to suspect radical Islamists were working there.
There is so much more to German cuisine than sausages - but the Wurst is still a good food to start with on this culinary tour through Deutschland.
An incident on the main TGV line between Paris and Nantes that was initially believed to have been a tragic accident turned out to be a much more disturbing scenario, according to investigations by French police.
Denmark’s crisis-torn tax authority Skat will be dismantled and restructured as seven new agencies, the government announced Tuesday, after a series of scandals in recent times.
Spain's dock workers went on a two-day, nationwide strike Wednesday, stepping up a months-long fight to preserve their jobs after the adoption of an EU-triggered reform they say puts them at risk.
After a shooting at an S-Bahn station near Munich left a policewoman in critical condition, a Pirate Party politician's offensive tweet has caused shock and outcry.
Germany is in for a mixed bag of weather this week, though temperatures will mostly remain pleasant.
The skull-lined tunnels of the Paris catacombs are not the ideal place to spend three days.
The first heatwave of the summer is officially here and the mercury is rising - for those of you who can't get to a beach, The Local offers you our tips on keeping cool in the city.
Struggling German airline Air Berlin insisted Wednesday that it has sufficient cash to stay solvent despite suffering heavy losses and a string of flight cancellations.
Real Madrid backed star forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday after Spanish prosecutors accused the star player of evading €14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies.
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday afternoon retracted a report claiming an Afghan teenager was killed in a bombing less than a week after being deported from Sweden.
If there's one village in France you have to visit this summer, it's this one.
Several regions in northern Italy are challenging a recently passed law which made 12 vaccinations mandatory for children starting at state school.
In a surprise u-turn, the cantonal parliament in Thurgau has voted against a motion to banish the teaching of French from primary schools.
Bernt Apeland, general secretary of the Norwegian Red Cross, said things can not continue as they are today after visiting the vertigo-inducing tourist attraction.
Travel writer Rossella Tatti on multicultural encounters on board the Arctic Polar Circle train to Swedish Lapland.
It's not a real German word. It's not grammatically correct. Basically, it's your German teacher's worst nightmare.
The Munich city mayor sees banning diesel engines as the only way of improving the city's air quality, the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) reports.
Swedish football coach Sven-Göran Eriksson, former England manager, was shown the door at China's second-tier Shenzhen FC on Wednesday after a run of poor results.
A 32-year-old architect from Pamplona found himself jailed and then deported after declaring on a US visa application that he had taken a family holiday to Syria in 2011, before civil war broke out.
The woman had reported her abuser to police 12 times before he killed her.
Forget the Eurostar, could this be the future of cross-Channel transport?
Visitors to this year’s Art Basel will have to pass through full body scanners for the first time.
Some new fathers announce the birth of their child on WhatsApp before even taking their baby in their arms, according to a report.
Last month she was splashed with red, now Copenhagen’s famous Little Mermaid statue has been painted blue and white in a new vandalism attack.
At the weekend, almost ten million Italians went to the polls in the last major vote before a hotly anticipated general election. So what can we learn from the results? Here are five key points.
Macron's government and the French media are heading for a clash.
In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.
Spanish prosecutors have asked for former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato to be jailed for five years over the failed 2011 listing of Bankia, a bank he led which later had to be rescued by the state.
The lower house on Tuesday voted in favour of overturning an old law that bans the sale the alcohol on motorways.
Europe's programme for relocating the influx of migrants to the continent has been a "disappointment," the UN's refugee agency said Tuesday, just as the EU began legal action against three eastern European nations for refusing to take in their share.
French and English fans were signing from the same hymn sheet on Tuesday night.
Nearly one in five French teenage girls are too thin.
More violent storms on the way in France.
President Donald Trump's harsh criticism of Germany's trade practices is sowing concerns in rural, Republican Alabama, where Mercedes-Benz has been an economic engine for two decades.
Sixteen people were reported injured on Tuesday afternoon after two trains collided in Puglia, southern Italy.
Italian cycling team Bardiani were banned from all competition for 30 days by the UCI on Tuesday, after a review of the case of two riders who tested positive on the eve of the Giro d'Italia.
A spectacular wave-like cloud stunned spectators in southern Sweden.
Germany's ambassador to Turkey on Tuesday met in jail with Die Welt daily newspaper correspondent Deniz Yucel for the first time since he was imprisoned on terror charges earlier this year.
Italy in the 1960's was experiencing a whirlwind of change. The Second World War had left a legacy of acute poverty and a country suffering an identity crisis after years of fascism and occupation, but by 1964, the transformation was so stark as to be dubbed a 'miracle'.
Roger Federer will begin his grasscourt campaign at Stuttgart on Wednesday insisting that he's rested enough.
Police are investigating it as hate crime.
The head of Nordic operations for Amazon Web Services (AWS) has spelled out exactly why the US cloud computing giant chose to locate three state-of-the-art data centers in Sweden.