President Macron's bid to reform the French labour market using decrees is off and running.
The US president has RSVP'd yes to Macron's invitation to visit Paris on July 14th.
Kenyan literary icon Ngugi wa Thiong'o, often tipped for the Nobel prize, has pulled out of an annual Swedish book fair in protest at the presence of far-right newspaper Nya Tider.
A crack unit of anti-terror police will be travelling with the Tour de France.
July is brimming with things to do to help you get into the spirit of summer.
Madrid metro drivers began a five-day strike Wednesday, threatening to create travel chaos during WorldPride, one of the biggest celebrations of lesbian, gay and transsexual rights
The Italian government has asked its ambassador in Brussels to formerly present a request for help and express its inability to cope alone with the current migration crisis, according to Ansa, Repubblica and several other news outlets.
Four activists from an anti-nuclear energy group have managed to temporarily prevent a boat carrying nuclear waste from carrying its cargo down the river Neckar in southern Germany.
A Swiss terror expert has warned that the jihadist threat is evolving, with more ‘homegrown’ terrorists and a total of around 1000 people in Switzerland thought to be linked in some way to terrorist organizations.
Bishop Anders Arborelius has become Sweden's first-ever cardinal, in an historic appointment by Pope Francis.
Pope Francis has defrocked an Italian priest found guilty of the sexual abuse of minors, reversing an earlier decision to reduce his punishment, the diocese at the heart of the scandal said Wednesday.
"Searching for your ticket in front of the gate is not f**king OK".
The Roskilde Festival is in the area of Denmark predicted to receive heavy rain over the coming days.
From France's revolutionary "Sans-Culottes" in 1789 to the "Sans-Cravates" of 2017.
At least seven Swiss companies have been affected by a major global ransomware attack, according to national security services.
Berlin's police department said Wednesday that its officers were "only human" after they were expelled from the security force for next week's G20 summit after hardcore partying that earned them hero status from the German capital's clubbing scene.
Half of all naturalisation hopefuls that took Denmark’s citizenship test in June failed.
Michael Nyqvist, the star of the original Millennium trilogy, has passed away in lung cancer. The Local looks back at his impressive career.
Malmö may be a long way from the steppes of Mongolia, but recent Malmö University graduate Chantsalnyam Luvsandorj, found herself inspired by both places.
Norwegian police have confirmed that counterfeit versions of the country’s new bank notes have entered circulation.
Is France set for another summer of damaging burkini beach bans?
Police arrested two men and a woman after receiving complaints that they were involved in a sex session during broad daylight near a children’s playground.
Forget the TGV or the autoroute, take the fighter jet to get to Provence.
Senior Sweden Democrat politician Kent Ekeroth has been found guilty of minor assault for striking another man in the face in the queue to a Stockholm nightclub last year.
The election of a new mayor in the Hessische town of Bad Karlshafen will have to be held a second time, after a silly joke decided the election by a single vote.
Five-time European Cup-winning footballer Paolo Maldini's tennis career ended abruptly on his debut on Tuesday when the AC Milan legend lost 6-1, 6-1 in a first-round doubles match.
A German court on Tuesday rejected a request to release a Swiss man being held on suspicion of spying.
ChemChina has completed its $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticide and seed giant Syngenta, the companies said, in the biggest overseas acquisition so far by a Chinese firm.
Germany's parliament can vote on a bill to legalise same-sex marriage Friday after the lower house legislative committee put it on the agenda, its chairwoman said.
High-ranking current and former members of the Aosta council are accused of deliberate fraud in the management of a casino.
French police angry over "unacceptable working conditions" of guarding Le Pen's home... even when she's not there.
Every year for 100 years, a different author will contribute to Oslo's "Future Library", a collection of works to be published only in the next century.
Six suspected members of the Isis terror group were arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany on Wednesday in an operation led by Spanish authorities investigating a jihadist recruiting network, the Spanish interior ministry said.
Six suspected members of the Islamic State group were arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany on Wednesday in an operation led by Spanish authorities investigating a jihadist recruiting network, the Spanish interior ministry said.
Once fierce rivals, the leaders of Spain's two main left-wing parties have agreed to attempt to form an alternative to conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's minority government.
Max Beckmann's Hölle der Vögel (Birds' Hell) painting sold at Christie's impressionist and modern art sale for £36 million (€40.8 million) on Tuesday, a new auction record for German expressionism.
Crime figures in Geneva have returned to the same level as 20 years ago, cantonal police said on Tuesday, while a survey of residents showed they feel significantly safer.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she wanted to resume talks between the European Union and the United States on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
French President Emmanuel Macron's proposal to let single women and lesbian couples receive fertility treatment received a boost Tuesday with an ethics body recommending they be given the same access as heterosexual couples.
Firefighters say that Germany needs to learn the lessons from the Grenfell tragedy in London and implement better fire safety standards.
The Danish Agriculture and Food Council let it all out in front of its headquarters at the Axelborg building in Copenhagen on Tuesday as it launched a new beer produced using recycled urine.
Are relations getting friendlier between the two leaders?
FIFA on Tuesday released a long-withheld report on alleged corruption in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar after more leaks deepened the controversy surrounding the vote.
His biographer insists the surrealist preferred watching rather than having sex. But one woman is convinced Dalí is her father.
Michael Nyqvist, one of Sweden's most beloved actors and the star of the original Millennium trilogy, has died at the age of 56.