Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo denied hiding millions of euros in income at a court hearing near the Spanish capital on Monday where he was charged with tax evasion.
A Facebook group for Norwegians opposed to immigration was widely mocked after members apparently could not tell the difference between empty bus seats and burka-clad women.
"It's absolutely sensational for a Scandinavian film to open up the festival and head the gala section," director Janus Metz said.
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A 26-year-old failed asylum seeker who carried out a deadly knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket likely had a "radical Islamist" motive, German prosecutors said Monday.
The Danish Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that it has officially submitted a bid for Copenhagen to become the new home of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
The criminal gang Loyal to Familia has already spread across Denmark from its base in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen and now it appears to have set its sights on Sweden.
Plans to ration water in Rome amid a prolonged drought have been averted.
A huge quantity of eggs originating from Belgium has been recalled from shops in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), after testing found they contained high levels of an insecticide.
A big cat has been spotted roaming Normandy.
There is disagreement between a Swedish railway owner and train operator over exactly why the train from Stockholm turned west away from its correct destination.
A 39-year-old man was badly wounded by the blades of a combine harvester after he fell asleep in a field on Friday evening.
The Norwegian government is falling well short of the Norwegian Language Council’s requirements for the use of Nynorsk, the lesser-used of the Nordic country’s two national languages.
The court said that failing to provide for the migrants basic needs "exposed them to inhuman and degrading treatment".
Charity organisations performing search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean are due to sign a controversial ‘code of conduct’ on Monday as Italy attempts to stem the number of migrants arriving on its shores.
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From Barcelona's star striker Lionel Messi to his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid, many football stars have fallen foul of the Spanish taxman over the past few years.
The German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries on Monday slammed the latest round of US sanctions against Russia as being “against international law.”
The Local counts down some of the best bike rides Spain has to offer.
A factory in northern Sweden has been forced to close for the day after a huge sinkhole opened up in the middle of an industrial area on Sunday night.
The storms are set to stretch from south west to north eastern France.
After 65 people had to be rescued from the Cologne cable car on Sunday, investigations into the cause of the emergency began on Monday.
Stockholm has made an international name for itself with a booming startup scene and focus on tech and green issues. Now, it wants to step it up a notch. The Local sits down with mayor Karin Wanngård to find out how she plans to make the city even smarter.
Italy, Portugal, Spain and France have all gone up in flames in recent weeks, highlighting the need to rethink how Mediterranean countries protect people and save ecosystems.
This marks the second assault in as many months on a female MP in France.
Hiking near Zermatt reaches new heights.
According to a report in Bild, the Transport Ministry knew in early 2016 that Porsche had installed emissions cheating software in its diesel engines, but changed the wording of a report under pressure from the car maker.
After a brief respite, temperatures across Italy are set to creep up again this week, eclipsing 40 degrees Celsius in Sardinia.
Government data shows Spain has nearly recovered to pre-crisis levels. But the reality for Spain's poorest isn't changing.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will meet French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace on Monday with the future of the EU on the agenda.
During a police chase on Sunday evening a car drove down a flight of stairs into a Berlin underground station. Police had been chasing the vehicle because the license plate was marked as wanted.
Two fires broke out at separate farms in the Payerne/Avenches area on the Vaud/Fribourg border early on Saturday morning, leaving around fifty cows dead.
Swedish swimming icon Sarah Sjöström won the women's 50m freestyle gold at the world championships on Sunday for her third sprint title in Budapest.
Jack Ryan's reason for moving from Ireland to Sweden may seem trivial, but the ideas behind his startup which buys quality coffee from growers at a fair price are not.
Germany's hopes of a seventh successive European women's title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam.