Macron's overhaul of the labour code has been seen as controversial. But what does he actually want to do?
Why travel to Sweden to learn an ancient Viking language that's on the brink of dying out? The Local spoke to one of the international students at a new course to find out.
Seven months after six teenagers were found dead in a garden shed in north Bavaria, the father of two of the youths has been charged with negligent homicide.
Six men were arrested across the country as part of an international crack down on a gang that stole millions of euro and operated in half a dozen countries.
More pics from fashion week.
Here's how it looked this week when throngs of fashionistas descended on Stockholm.
In pictures: Stockholm Fashion Week 2017
There are a slew of varied events taking place all across the country this month that you have to put in your diary.
Spanish football's golden boy Marco Asensio will carry the expectation of a nation as La Roja seek revenge against bete noire Italy at a packed Santiago Bernabeu with World Cup qualification on the line on Saturday.
Two years after the German government opened its borders to asylum seekers, leading to the arrival of over a million people, we look at the key facts and statistics on refugees in Germany today.
A forest in Italy where the trees spelled out 'DVX', Benito Mussolini's Latin title, has been severely damaged by wildfires.
Spanish authorities have arrested the mother and father of a two-year old boy who had traces of drugs in his urine.
The image of lone refugee youngsters painted by Swedish media is unbalanced and unfairly negative, a researcher at a Swedish college argues.
Clothes. We all buy them, we all wear them, and we pile on seventeen layers when the winter comes. But can we pepper our Swedish conversations with the right wardrobe lingo?
A 93-year-old widow from the United States has donated $22 million to the zoo in Cologne, Germany, saying she wanted to give back to the city where she and her husband met during the Second World War, German media reported on Friday.
The Confederation of Danish Industry has presented its own budget package with 50 specific proposals for the political autumn.
Two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey "for political reasons", Berlin said on Friday, bringing the total number of German political prisoners in Turkish custody to 12 amid badly frayed ties between the countries.
The lake holds 80,000 cubic metres of CO2 and is the only such potentially devastating body of water in Europe.
Copenhagen uni students now have the chance to be Crazy in Love, after the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies introduced a class on American superstar Beyoncé Knowles.
"We see a North Korea whose objective is to have missiles capable of transporting a nuclear weapon tomorrow," said France's foreign minister.
The number of Italians in work rose to pre-recession levels in July, according to figures from national number-crunching agency Istat.
Every parent’s nightmare was narrowly averted on Wednesday afternoon after a young girl was saved from an attacker by a passer-by.
Spain told the North Korean embassy on Thursday to reduce its staff in the country in protest against Pyongyang's repeated missile launches and nuclear weapons tests.
Volkswagen shares gained on the Frankfurt stock exchange Friday, as two favourable court decisions related to the car giant's long-running "dieselgate" emissions scandal comforted investors.
Farmers in Norway’s Aust-Agder region suspect sheep thieves are on the loose after several of the animals disappeared without any natural cause.
A story making headlines in some media outlets claims that a man was convicted in Sweden for 'eating bacon' in front of women wearing veils – but there is much more to it than that.
The father of a Spanish au pair who disappeared for three days in Switzerland has told the Spanish press that his daughter has amnesia and doesn’t know what happened.
Italian motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi broke his leg in a crash in training on Thursday to dash his hopes of a tenth world title this season.
Charlie Hebdo's in hot water yet again.
What better way to kick off a new month than introducing more rules and regulations? Here's a look at the new laws.
More than 200mm of rain fell in Locarno on Wednesday, bringing summer in the Italian-speaking city to a very wet end.
An impatient toddler chides his mother for not being quick enough in getting him into his pair of newly-acquired boots. Finally they're on and he wriggles free to put the new footwear to good use: kicking his siblings and friends on the shins.
The police surprised the partygoers relieving themselves in the sea at night in the north of the country.
'Sure enough, there it was. Over a metre long, and very well made.'
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September in France means back to work, school or university for most people - but there are plenty of events taking place across the country to help you get over the 'rentrée' blues. Here's our pick of ten that you won't want to miss.
Make sure you savour the last taste of Swedish summer. You've got time - even if you don't realise it!
Getting your Executive MBA could help you to land your dream job.
Another major landslide sent rocks and mud towards the beleaguered village of Bondo in the canton of Graubünden on Thursday night.
Summer 2017 in Denmark was officially a drab and wet affair.
Angela Merkel, Germany's cool and collected chancellor, will go head-to-head Sunday with her fiery challenger Martin Schulz in their only television debate before this month's general elections, in a crucial match that could sway millions of voters.
Roger Federer reached the third round on Thursday with a win over fellow veteran Mikhail Youzhny of Russia.
A Swiss man caught drink driving without a licence seems set in his errant ways...
Love hiking but not keen on exhausting yourself in the process? Here are five easy hikes in less travelled destinations in Norway. All tried and tested by our travel editor Marie Peyre.
A 17-year-old boy is being held over a knife attack on a police officer in central Stockholm on Thursday.
The contract is said to be worth several billions.