More Danes are applying to study subjects in areas where there is a shortage of labour, such as in IT, according to Denmark's Ministry of Higher Science and Education.
While parts of central and eastern France have been warned about the heatwave, the north of the country is on alert for violent storms.
Rakhmat Akilov has been in custody since April after admitting to carrying out a terrorist crime.
A deadly bacteria that infected thousands of olive trees in Italy has been detected for the first time in mainland Spain, the world's top producer of olive oil, a regional government official said Thursday.
France foils seven terror attacks foiled since start of 2017 as state of emergency is extended once again
France has extended the state of emergency for one final time.
"We can either stop speaking because he hasn't been nice or we can reach out."
Around 50 waste collectors risk being let go and a number of Stockholm districts left waiting for trash collection as a result of strikes in protest against changes to salaries.
After battling the "heaviest rain in a century" last week, the capital city is set to again face off against stormy weather on Friday.
A court on Thursday sentenced a man to nearly three years in prison for kicking a woman down the stairs of an U-Bahn station in an attack that sparked outrage inside and outside Germany.
Volkswagen confirmed on Thursday that it is recalling nearly 770,000 cars worldwide due to a problem with their braking control systems.
France has an ambitious new plan to make the country greener.
A fire that caused significant damage to the Gigantium sports and cultural complex in Aalborg earlier this week was started by an employee using a weed torch, according to police.
The government, in collaboration with trade unions, has announced an ambitious plan to create 15,000 to 20,000 public sector jobs, according to various sources.
Two young drivers were convicted of negligent homicide after their spontaneous street race left a female cyclist dead. But now a higher court says their light punishments could send the wrong message.
Corsica has 10,000 cows and some are proving too wild for authorities.
Shares in Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank gained in morning trading Thursday, after Bloomberg News reported it would move investment banking activities from London to its Frankfurt headquarters in response to Brexit.
We tackle an eternal dilemma for awkward foreigners in Italy: how to do the Italian cheek kiss.
"I felt these are love stories that often go unspoken and unheard."
There's a shortage of Swedish strawberries at the moment, but this is desperate.
Firefighters were on Thursday morning working to tackle a blaze on the road leading to Vesuvius, which caused homes, hotels and restaurants to be evacuated.
Lionel Messi has agreed to stay at FC Barcelona until 2021 in a deal that all but commits the star striker to ending his top-flight career at the Spanish giants. Fernando Torres has also agreed to extend his stay at boyhood club Atletico Madrid.
Steak hachés are making headlines once again in France...and it's not for the right reasons.
Several counties in Norway’s south and east have brought in water restrictions after relatively warm weather saw usage increase.
On the eve of the G20 summit in Hamburg, protests are stepping up a gear. The "Welcome to Hell" rally kicked off on Thursday afternoon. The Local followed the events throughout the day live.
A treasure of gold and silver ancient Roman coins has been found at a mining site in Huelva, southern Spain.
Spanish-German renewable energy firm Siemens Gamesa said Thursday it has won a contract to supply and maintain 94 wind turbines for a wind power plant located off the coast of the Netherlands.
"A strong feminist. I think she would be really good."
We like idioms. And animals. And Danish. Here's a list that combines all three.
German car manufacturer Volkswagen is recalling 22,000 vehicles because of a fault with their ABS braking system, according to reports.
Headless gargoyles, crumbling pinnacles, missing balustrades... what would Victor Hugo say about the state of Notre-Dame Cathedral?
Accommodation rental site Airbnb on Wednesday launched a project in Milan allowing residents to offer their spare rooms or apartments to refugees.
The G20 summit of 20 leading world economies begins on Friday in Hamburg. Anti-capitalist demonstrators have already gathered in the city, and not all have peaceful intentions, police warn.
EU interior ministers met on Thursday to discuss plans to ease pressure on Italy, grappling with a rising wave of migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa.
Javad Marandi, a Switzerland-based British entrepreneur, explains why Switzerland remains one of the most attractive countries for investors.
Frankfurt prosecutors said on Thursday they had shut down a major online child pornography platform, used by more than 87,000 members to organize sexual abuse of children.
A DNA test has confirmed that singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 40-year-old man from Valencia.
The Swiss People’s Party (SVP) proposal to put Swiss law above international law would weaken Switzerland and threaten human rights, the Federal Council has said.
Sixteen refugees have arrived in France where they will settle under the "humanitarian corridor" scheme.
Several nationwide transport strikes brought delays and disruptions to journeys across Italy on Thursday.
The German military (Bundeswehr) has warned its soldiers not to wear their uniforms when traveling to and from their stations in the Hamburg area due to concerns about violence during the G20 summit.
The Basque town of Pamplona has readied its bulls; 16,000 runners, according to the municipality, are expected to be chased through its streets in the next eight days, amidst a week of festivities.
France has discovered 100 people who legally own firearms despite being on the anti-terror watchlist.
Alternative rock icon Morrissey said on Wednesday that he was "terrorized" by a police officer in Rome who held him at gunpoint for half an hour on a busy street.
Dozens of mountain bikers in a race in Norway have fallen sick most likely due to spray from sheep droppings on their path, Norwegian media reported Wednesday.
Italian lawmakers on Wednesday finally passed a bill making torture a crime under national law, after years of parliamentary back-and-forth.
A man's body was found floating in the water during the Seeüberquerung.
The Local’s Swedish film of the month: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared
Film writer Peter Larkin reviews 'The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared' (2013), directed by Felix Herngren.
He stole more than 10,000 valuable bird feathers from European museums.
Stretching from Valle d'Aosta and South Tyrol to Umbria and Lazio, Italy has some of Europe’s most beautiful lakes.
Only 35 percent of Sweden's old coins have been handed in, despite having been declared invalid.
Austria has sought to dampen a row with neighbour Italy after it prompted outrage from Rome by threatening to send troops to the border to stop migrants entering.
Austria's interior minister Wolfgang Sobotka said a Tunisian man suspected of murdering a couple in their home in Linz, Austria, is believed to have acted with an Islamist motive.