Police in both Copenhagen and Aarhus have increasingly turned to so-called ’stop-and-search zones’ in an attempt to crack down on gang violence. But according to police data, not a single gun has been found.
Norway is currently enjoying a newfound level of popularity amongst tourists.
Locals are supporting displaced holidaymakers with camp beds, pizza deliveries and basic necessities.
France makes a stand in shipping deal.
The opposition Alliance parties said on Thursday afternoon that they would push on with their no-confidence motion against the defence minister, despite Prime Minister Stefan Löfven's cabinet reshuffle.
A woman and her employer reached a settlement on Wednesday in a case over how she was fired without notice from her job of 30 years over eating a colleague's chocolate bar.
While you certainly can’t count on July to deliver good weather to Denmark, you can be sure it will bring an early Christmas.
Will this help end the slew of corruption scandals in French politics?
An Italian government plan to deploy vessels in Libyan territorial waters to help fight human trafficking will be presented to parliament early next week, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday.
"This case isn't just about the possibility of restoring the memory of a remarkable person. It is also yet another attempt to fight the inacessibility of the FSB archives."
Are bosses going too far when they use spy software to track employees' every keystroke? Apparently yes, according to a ruling by Germany's highest labour court on Thursday.
A 17-year-old girl has died from wounds suffered during Wednesday’s stabbing incident at the Sørlandsenteret shopping centre in Kristiansand.
The 43-year-old former soldier who was arrested last summer on charges that he murdered his parents and then stored their bodies in his car was formally charged with murder on Thursday.
Macron said asylum processing centres would be set up in Libya this summer, but aides have said he can't implement the scheme as he wished.
Yet more runaway animals in France.
Carmaker Volkswagen said on Thursday it would offer to refit almost a million more diesel cars in Germany to reduce harmful emissions, as the country's auto industry is racked by overlapping scandals.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met with German business executives on Thursday to reassure them following a bitter row between Ankara and Berlin that threatened to drag them into a terror funding crackdown.
Last year the biggest summer film release was a feel-good comedy about a refugee living with a German family. This year the theme is still refugees, but the mood is much darker.
The Swedish swimming icon booked a place in the semis with the fastest time in the morning heats.
Thirty-six people have been detained by police following a blitz outside Milan’s central train station as the city grapples with new migrant arrivals.
One woman had a nasty shock on the banks of the River Seine.
Spain's jobless rate tumbled in the second quarter, official data showed Thursday, lifted by strong job creation in the services sector as the busy tourist season got underway.
An historical town hall in the picturesque town of Dillingen on the Danube river burned down in a fire on Wednesday night. Luckily, no one was injured.
Germany's highest court on Thursday ruled in favour of deporting suspected terrorists back to their home countries after a man facing deportation argued this was not constitutional.
Swiss supermarket Coop has had to postpone the launch of its new insect-based food products due to a lack of approved bugs.
Are the world-famous Paris rooftops on course for the coveted Unesco status?
Swedish PM Stefan Löfven has announced that Interior Minister Anders Ygeman and Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson will leave their positions in response to a no-confidence motion by the opposition Alliance coalition.
German HR departments still haven't adapted to a world where people may live in three or four different countries throughout their careers. But all is not lost, an employment coach who works with expats tells The Local.
After these 12 villages were shortlisted in Switzerland’s annual ‘prettiest village’ competition, we take a closer look to find out why these little gems are well worth a visit.
But it's not legal tender...
Spain's railway workers are downing tools on Friday, one of the busiest days of the year, as millions head off for their summer holidays.
The fires seem to be dwindling but authorities are still on high alert.
A Bronze Age wooden box uncovered in the Swiss mountains in 2012 has proved an exciting find for scientists as it sheds new light on the kind of food eaten by prehistoric settlers.
Lucía Vivar Hidalgo went missing on Wednesday evening while playing on a terraza where her parents were having dinner.
Bad news for motorists.
Tourists be warned: retired police officers are keeping check for anyone tempted to take a dip in or snack by Rome's famous Trevi fountain.
Catalonia's majority separatist lawmakers approved a reform on Wednesday to fast-track bills through parliament, a move they hope will pave the way to holding an independence referendum banned by Madrid.
Two German UN peacekeepers were killed on Wednesday when their helicopter crashed as they were monitoring clashes in northern Mali, German and UN officials said.
Dreaming of a new life in stunning Sardinia? Then this beautiful villa, complete with a pool that offers breathtaking views, might be the home for you.
Sweden has been left waiting on a knife edge for Prime Minister Stefan Löfven’s response to the announcement of a no-confidence motion against three of his government ministers by the opposition Alliance coalition.
International Boxing Association (Aiba) president Wu Ching-Kuo looks set to be ousted from his role.
Plans to ration water in drought-hit Rome could have serious consequences for public health, Italy's health minister warned on Wednesday.
"It's a pretty dramatic decrease," the lead researcher noted.
The Local contributor Rupali Mehra interviews musician and ethnologist Owe Ronström, who was recently given one of Swedish music's highest honours for his work preserving folk music.