The Olympic Games are coming back to Paris, but will it be 2024 or 2028?
Berlin police are searching for suspects behind two new cases of people being knocked down U-Bahn stairs or escalators after the high-profile Hermannstrasse attack last year.
One of the greatest things about living in Germany is getting to use its first-class rail service. But how many of these curious facts were you aware of?
Here's a list of English words you probably didn't know came from Old Norse.
Norway tech firm Kongsberg Maritime has signed up with French offshore services company Bourbon and Automated Ships Ltd. (ASL) of Britain in a scheme to build the world’s first fully-automated supply ship.
The Rote Flora is known throughout the European left-wing scene as a gathering place for activists and radicals. And now this venue is at the centre of debate about left-wing violence in Hamburg amid the G20 summit.
There's more to Reims than its stunning cathedral.
After over a century without the animal, Switzerland’s osprey population is about to take off again with an influx of Norwegian birds.
Almost half of Swedish tourists worry about having their holiday abroad ruined by sickness, according to a new survey.
The British government has announced plans to crackdown on bogus sickness claims that have recently blighted the tourist industry in Spain.
For the first time, Facebook opened up its Berlin centre for deleting hateful or violent content, providing journalists with a glimpse into the workers' everyday dealings with decapitation videos, racist propaganda and child pornography.
France's unemployment benefits can be extremely generous, but most are paid around €1,000 a month.
Tourists and residents were reportedly evacuated from parts of Mount Vesuvius for the second time in a week on Tuesday, after several separate blazes broke out close to the volcano.
The French government says it has identified €4.5 billion worth of savings but where will the cuts be made?
Norwegian organisations and political party youth wings want free medical contraception to be available to people under the age of 16, bringing them into line with current provisions for 16-20 year-olds.
Trump is coming to town and the French want to show him that "Paris is still Paris".
Now Britain's leaving the EU, is it time for England to seek another union?
Swiss chef Ulrich Koepf takes us on a culinary tour of Switzerland, picking out the local dishes you should look out for.
A concerned Munich resident immediately alerted police upon discovering a paper plane note, claiming the author was being held captive. But the actual "hostage" situation was much less dire than police expected.
Temperatures are set to soar again this week as the Iberian peninsula is gripped by yet another heatwave.
Have you ever been typing in German in a blaze of BLOCK CAPITAL anger, but been stopped short by the inability to write the next letter of the word SCHEI...? Help is finally at hand.
Unknown vandals in the Sicilian capital Palermo broke the head off a statue of murdered anti-mafia prosecutor Giovanni Falcone on Monday.
Denmark rated tenth in a study that placed neighbouring Sweden as the world’s best country for immigrants.
The legendary city of Atlantis became known for disappearing into the sea. But Germany's own sunken "cities" are known for reemerging about once a year.
Sweden will no longer offer aid to organizations yielding to an anti-abortion 'gag rule' which demands that health groups funded by the United States do not provide information about abortion.
But case is not being treated as a jihadist killing.
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Passengers at Europe's busiest station were facing delays after a train hit a passenger then an alert over a "suspect package".
Spanish airline Iberia has said it will stop asking new employees to take pregnancy tests after it was slapped with a fine of €25,000 for discrimination.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Monday warned that eurozone banking rules required reform, amid criticism that recent rescues of Italian banks failed to heed the lessons of the financial crisis.
An Italian court on Monday jailed Umberto Bossi, founder and former chief of the anti-immigrant and anti-EU Northern League, for over two years after finding him guilty of fraud while he led the party.
French president Emmanuel Macron met with Olympic officials on Monday on his arrival in Lausanne ahead of a key vote likely to determine the hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
A Swiss court has rejected a 36.5-million-euro claim against tennis legend Boris Becker by a former business partner, according to a judgment published on Monday.
A small group of Swedish lawmakers have filed a legal complaint accusing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
The Local contributor Rupali Mehra interviews Swedish author Eva Sjöstrand about why she decided to tell the story of Gotland's fascinating medieval churches in English.