Polar bears on the Norwegian Arctic Svalbard archipelago have eaten large numbers of eggs laid by eider and geese on parts of the islands, according to a report.
France is world famous for its nudist beaches and its topless sunbathers but there are some rules or customs you need to abide by when it comes to taking your clothes off this summer. Here's what you need to know about dropping your top (or bottoms) on French beaches.
The Spanish football federation has pushed back a draw for the upcoming football league calendar until Friday following the arrest of its president.
Die-hard fans of the royal family waited with anticipation for hours on Wednesday to catch a glimpse of Prince William and wife Kate Middleton as they kicked off their three-day German tour in Berlin.
"People move to Sweden in the hope of a life lived out and proud, but the assumption that we have reached complete equality is wrong."
Macron is firmly to blame for the resignation of France's highly respected armed forces leader, according to French politicians.
A Muslim school in Sweden that separated pupils by gender on a school bus did not break anti-discrimination laws in doing so, but the same could not be said about gender segregated sports lessons.
A bomb thought to have been dropped by an aircraft during the Second World War has been found near the Rubjerg Knude lighthouse in northwest Jutland.
Berlin on Wednesday summoned Turkey's ambassador over the detention of a German human rights activist who was remanded in Turkish custody this week.
For years far-left activists in Berlin followed the strategy of attacking property, not people. But that is changing, the Berlin interior ministry claimed on Tuesday.
France's spell of extreme weather isn't over yet.
The crucial role played by French army in the 'miracle of Dunkirk' needs remembering (even if new Christopher Nolan film ignores it.)
Prince William and his wife Kate embarked Wednesday on a three-day visit to Germany billed as a "charm offensive" by local media as Britain begins thorny Brexit talks in earnest.
Denmark’s left wing Red-Green Alliance (Enhedslisten) says it wants to abolish the 1,000-krone note, the largest available denomination of the country’s currency.
Five people are facing charges including manslaughter in connection with building collapses after the deadly earthquakes which hit Italy last year.
From Aargau to Zurich, we take a whistle-stop trip around the highlights for Switzerland's 26 cantons vising castles, lakes and mountains along the way.
A Swedish university hospital has said a "miss in communication" is to blame after one of its surgeons accidentally set an almost 100-year-old woman ablaze in the operation room.
"I got a call telling me that a girl had been hit after a match on the Sunday. Two girls had started quarrelling at the pub and one started to pound away at the other."
VIDEO: Tourists on beaches in southern France were told in no uncertain terms where to go
Miguel Blesa, the disgraced former chairman of Spanish savings bank Caja Madrid was found dead at his country estate on Wednesday, where he reportedly shot himself in the chest.
The sunny weather on Wednesday is set to turn grey by Thursday as German forecasters predict thunderstorms across most of the country.
Large parts of southern and western Norway will enjoy temperatures of up to 30°C (86°F) on Wednesday and Thursday.
French primary school timetable is changing again for many schools.
Rail services were disrupted for several hours in the Interlaken region of canton Bern after a train hit a car stuck on a crossing point on Tuesday afternoon.
Former Italy international striker Antonio Cassano pulled a remarkable about-turn on Tuesday, backtracking on his decision to retire just hours after breaking the news to his Verona team-mates.
A new report by consumer watchdog Stiftung Warentest shows that housing prices rose even more rapidly in 2016 than in recent years, posing a problem for people looking to buy a home.
British newspaper The Sun labelled Naples as one of the world's ten most dangerous cities, alongside Isis-occupied Raqqa in Syria.
‘There were no explosives in the car. There was a dog!’: Police reveal details about Swedish superstore crash
A 65-year-old man is in compulsory psychiatric care after driving a car into the entrance of a popular Swedish discount store.
Macron has been dealt his first major crisis after head of country's armed forces quits amid row over budget.
As the capital city continues to struggle to complete its long-awaited new airport, Ryanair has chimed in to say that Berlin needs yet another hub for air travel.
A Chinese military vessels are currently being escorted through Danish waters as part of a Chinese-Russian joint military exercise that will also see a Russian submarine and nuclear cruiser in Danish maritime territory.
Serving frozen food at a restaurant without explicitly labelling it as such is a crime, Italy's top court said in a ruling published on Monday.
UPDATED: The two bodies uncovered on a Swiss glacier last week have been formally identified.
German luxury car maker Daimler, which is being investigated for alleged emissions cheating, announced Tuesday a voluntary recall of more than three million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Europe.
A trial against two former members of a Vatican foundation charged with embezzling charity money to refurbish the luxury apartment of a cardinal opened on Tuesday.
Plans to toughen France's anti-terror laws are on track.
"I don't know which is going to be harder."
New information has emerged in the case of murdered UN experts Zaida Catalan, from Sweden, and Michael Sharp, from the US.
Some of the pictures The Local's readers have tagged us in on Instagram this summer.