In part two of our feature on volunteers at Roskilde Festival, The Local spoke to organisers and cooks at Sisters’ Cuisine, an organic food stand staffed by women asylum seekers and refugees.
Marine Le Pen has been charged over fake jobs scandal.
When July 1st rolls around it's time to really embrace the summer. Here's our pick of the best vibrant festivals and events taking place across France this month so you can do just that.
Sometimes it seems like the bad headlines never stop when it comes to Berlin’s new international airport. But the airport boss has just made a noteworthy announcement.
Stockholm-based writer and photographer Lola Akinmade-Åkerström aims to give the world a deeper understanding of the hyped Swedish concept of lagom.
Gay and lesbian activists waving rainbow flags cheered in joyful celebration Friday as Germany's parliament legalised same-sex marriage, a victory in a decades-old rights struggle.
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One of four suspected jihadists arrested in Mallorca this week planned to carry out an attack in the town of Inca on the Balearic island of Mallorca.
Following the German parliament’s decision to legalize gay marriage, campaigners are hopeful a similar move will follow soon in Switzerland.
The new train lines linking Paris to Bordeaux and Rennes in western France are all set to make their very first journeys.
More than every third Danish company has unsuccessfully attempted to recruit new employees in the past year, a new survey shows.
Gothenburg is Sweden’s hidden design gem, with some of the best shopping available – plus dozens of hip cafés, restaurants, and bars. Local creative Ali Davoodi shares his insider tips for how to get the most out of a visit.
Denmark’s prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has denied rumours of a spilt within the Venstre (Liberal) party after a minister called a proposal for a state loan system “socialist”.
Austria's highest court ruled on Friday in favour of last year's controversial expropriation of the house where Adolf Hitler was born, ending a long-running bitter saga between the state and the former owner.
Sweden has been the best place we could ask to live as a one-income family, writes American Victoria Martínez, who moved to Sweden last year with her Spanish husband and two children.
French Auschwitz survivor and politician Simone Veil has died aged 89.
The Arab Spring brought a taste of liberty for north Africa's gay and transgender communities, but six years on their battle for rights and recognition continues, activists say.
Germany's parliament voted Friday to punish social media giants with fines of up to €50 million if they systematically fail to remove illegal hate speech.
Italy's Lower House of Parliament on Thursday voted in favour of a bill which would see celebrity selfies regulated by law.
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A driver who was visibly drunk forgot to make the first stop on his route from Paris to Clermont-Ferrand.
German food delivery firm Delivery Hero successfully dipped its first toe into the Frankfurt stock market Friday, in an initial public offering highly anticipated by investors.
Heavy rain has meant that Berlin firefighters battled flooded streets and cellars throughout the night on Thursday and into Friday morning.
Things you don't expect to happen on the golf course.
Britain has been exporting droves of retirees to live out their days in the Spanish sun. And getting young Spanish workers in return.
Roger Federer believes his decision to skip the clay court season will pay rich dividends in his bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title.
Switzerland’s top dog, the Saint Bernard, is being given recognition by the city of Bern.
Rome's public water fountains are a symbol of the city, and a welcome source of refreshment for thousands of tourists and locals. But from today, many of the capital's drinking fountains will be turned off, as Italy grapples with severe drought.
Austria's constitutional court on Thursday overturned a landmark ruling that had blocked Vienna airport's plans to build a third runway because of climate change worries.
A ten minute walk from Germany's heavily-guarded G20 summit venue in the port city of Hamburg lies the graffiti-covered centre of the leftwing protest movement vowing to disrupt it.
Spain's dock workers on Thursday called off a nationwide strike to protest at an EU-triggered reform in the sector after reaching a deal with employers that protects jobs but lowers salaries.
Neo-Nazi mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011 in Norway, has formally asked the European Court of Human Rights to rule on his prison conditions, which he considers "inhumane", his lawyer said Thursday.
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“It makes me feel good to see that so many people still care about love.”
On Friday morning the German parliament voted to legalize gay marriage, after a large majority of lawmakers voted for the draft law. Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the bill.
Australia's move to bring sexual assault charges against Cardinal George Pell is the latest chapter in a damaging saga of abuse that the Catholic church has struggled to draw a line under.
More babies were born in Switzerland in 2016 than in any year since 1972.
A man has been arrested for driving a vehicle into barriers outside a mosque in the Paris suburbs.
The former agent will face Italian courts over the abduction of an imam from a Milan street.
Swede Johan Gustafsson, who was recently freed after being held hostage by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011, has spoken publicly for the first time since his release.