A Swedish boy is now a world record holder after thousands of strangers responded to his mother's online plea to help make her son happier following his grandmother's death.
200 Danish soldiers scheduled to be posted in Estonia from next year as part of a Nato mission must be trained to deal with the threat of Russian misinformation, says Minister of Defence Claus Hjort Frederiksen.
More than 40 crimes were recorded at a far-right music festival in Thuringia over the weekend, including participants giving the Hitler salute. The state's left-wing leader now wants such festivals banned.
A new survey shows more Bavarians than previously thought want their own independent state, separate from Germany.
Part of the Paris canal has been transformed into an outdoor pool for the summer. The Local's Ben McPartland took the plunge on the opening day.
The IMF has praised Macron's programme of spending cuts and tax reforms.
"Night shift midwife = had three childbirths. You don't have time to pee or change sanitary products."
Air France to create another new airline.
Copenhagen politicians want to place a limit on the number of properties used in the city to provide accommodation through shared economy site Airbnb.
Parisians were queuing up the street to be among the first to try the new Paris canal swimming pool.
A group of passengers onboard a Vueling flight from Barcelona to Dakar staged a protest in solidarity with a Senegalese migrant who was brought on board in handcuffs for deportation.
Two states are set to introduce new fees specifically for students from outside the EU. But while local governments are eager to bring in the added revenues, critics say the price hikes could in fact hurt their universities.
Criticism is mounting over IT security at Swedish government agencies after it emerged that millions of Swedes' driving licence data may have been leaked to other countries.
A 31-year-old Danish woman was attacked with an axe by her husband during a domestic dispute in the town of Esbjerg.
Police in southwestern Germany launched a manhunt Monday after a teenager entered a vocational school reportedly armed with a gun, forcing a lockdown, authorities said.
Recent reports show Germans getting ever more obese, which poses an even greater public health problem to combat such illnesses as diabetes. But it's not just German nutritionists who are getting in on the push for better eating habits.
Sweden has been ranked as the best country in the world when it comes to its commitment to reducing inequality.
These are the transport works set to disrupt the lives of commuters and tourists in Paris and other French cities this summer.
Summer 2017 in Switzerland is on course to be among the hottest on record, according to meteorologists.
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Italy's government has delayed a parliamentary vote on a citizenship rights bill as tensions rise over the number of migrants arriving on the country's shores.
Authorities in the town of Schorndorf in Baden-Württemberg have expressed shock after police and bystanders were attacked by members of a group of around 1,000 youths.
Police suspect a criminal act after seven fires break out in the Fribourg/Vaud borders.
Two people died and one was seriously injured after the roof collapsed in a hut made of reeds and mud where 15 people were taking a sauna.
French President Emmanuel Macron is in a very open conflict with the chief of the French armed forces, who may be forced to resign in what would be an unprecedented crisis.
International crime networks are increasing their presence in Sweden in order to further target households for break-ins, according to a new police report.
Two men were taken to hospital in Berlin on Sunday after a fight broke out over whether a young woman wanted to order a portion of chips or not.
The intergovernmental OSCE organization is considering whether to send a monitoring mission to the upcoming German election after speaking with each of the parties, Spiegel reports.
The costumed 'gladiators' who pose for pictures with visitors in return for tips have been banished from Rome's historic centre with a new regulation from mayor Virginia Raggi.
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A tossed cigarette butt appears the likely cause of the massive forest fire that destroyed 800 hectares of land in the south of France at the weekend.
A man died on Saturday after basejumping from a mountain in the Lauterbrunnen area in central Switzerland.
The president of the central Italian region of Lazio said on Sunday he would ask the government to call a state of emergency over a spate of fires which have devastated hundreds of hectares of land.
A Spanish-led European police investigation has broken up an organised crime group that allegedly sold horsemeat across Europe that was "not suitable" for human consumption.
French rail chiefs describe it as a "malicious act".
Four police officers were injured and 15 people arrested when riots broke out during the final night of the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday.
Germany should be legally bound to invest in infrastructure, the centre-left challenger to Chancellor Angela Merkel in September elections said Sunday.
Stockholm's Arlanda Airport is slowly catching up with the top-performer.
A very good way to lose friends in Italy is to mess with pasta.
Shanice van de Sanden's bullet header handed hosts the Netherlands a 1-0 win against Norway in the women's European Championship opener on Sunday.
A six-year-old girl who went missing for 13 hours in the forest in the Blacksås nature reserve in Hudiksvall municipality has been found safe.
Norway’s foreign minister Børge Brende has downplayed opposition leader Jonas Gahr Støre's comparisons of his policies with those of French President Emmanuel Macron.
Denmark beat Belgium as the women's Euro tournament kicked off with two Group A games on Sunday.