The Times Higher Education ranking released its 14th annual edition of the most reputable institutions in the world on Tuesday, revealing that a number of German universities are among the very best.
Surfer grapples with 100 kilo fish and then uses waves to bring his catch to the beach.
Cristóbal Montoro's ministry released a statement on August 4th threatening sanctions, liquidation and harsh penalties against Catalan companies and executives that don't continue to pay taxes to Spain after the referendum.
Parking in the Rhine metropolitan area just got a lot easier after Google Maps introduced a feature which indicates parking availability around your destination.
Sweden's reputed Karolinska Institute has tumbled in its international ranking, slipping a full 10 points year-on-year in the prestigious Times Higher Education World Education Rankings 2018 which was released on Tuesday.
The Spanish Primera Liga have targeted deposing the Premier League as number one in the world and one of their key pillars in this battle is to make the stadia welcoming for all.
France is joining a growing number of countries around the world in its move to introduce armed drones to its military.
After a building firm ripped down a protected building in Munich despite warnings not to, the city mayor has reacted with fury.
Submarine owner Peter Madsen's explanation of the events that caused the death of Kim Wall became public after Copenhagen City Court decided to open its doors to procedures on Tuesday.
Collaboration between Norway’s four conservative parties in the event of a majority in next week’s general election depends on several key issues.
People living in Paris and its suburbs feel increasingly safe despite the threat of terrorism, says major new survey.
Milan police have arrested a 19-year-old man who impersonated a priest in order to gain entry to an area of Milan's cathedral reserved for clergy.
It's time for the French magazine that caught Kate Middleton topless on camera to pay up.
Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård isn't just an A-list Hollywood star, he's also the father of eight (!) children, and recently shared one of his best tips when it comes to good parenting.
More than 10 million tourists visited Spain in July 2017, setting an all-time record.
20 German universities are currently among the 200 most prestigious in the world, according to a renowned ranking released on Tuesday.
On Monday afternoon four men attacked two ticket collectors who had caught a fare-dodger at Hermannplatz U-Bahn station, police report. A crowd then gathered to encourage them.
Israel's vaunted Mossad missed at least two chances to capture Nazi fugitive Dr Josef Mengele, who sent hundreds of thousands of Jews to their death at Auschwitz, a former agent said Tuesday.
Sweden has in recent years seen a sharp increase in the number of shootings per capita, with research suggesting that the Scandinavian country is statistically on par with southern Italy and parts of Ireland.
The driver finally stopped when he heard "bizarre noises" coming from the vehicle.
Danish toy maker Lego, known for its iconic coloured plastic bricks, said on Tuesday that it would cut eight percent of its global workforce after a drop in sales in the US and Europe.
Mountain rescue crews have located the body of a climber who fell to his death while walking alone on Germany’s third highest mountain in mid-August.
Ever wondered how Italy's Roman roads would look reimagined as a subway map? Well, now you have an answer.
Aarhus Municipality has given an anti-abortion protest group 48 hours to remove stickers from public areas in the city.
OPINION: The Local contributor Paul Connolly writes about how a holiday abroad made him realize how lucky he is to be raising his daughters in Sweden.
A Bavarian man broke the world record for carrying the largest number of beer jugs over 40 metres at a beer festival in Abensberg on Sunday.
Figures released by Spain's Ministry of Employment and Social Security show the largest increase in August unemployment figures since 2011, despite the country registering a record number of visitors in the tourism industry in July.
Azerbaijan accused of trying to “export its censorship to France".
After a man who had come to Germany without papers was accused of raping and murdering a young woman in Freiburg last October, nationwide debate about the country's refugee policy came to the fore. The trial begins on Tuesday.
A teenager in southern Germany suspected his mum of growing weed in their garden. After doing a bit of internet research, he decided to alert the law.
A four-year-old girl has died of malaria in hospital in Brescia, near Milan, Italian media reported on Tuesday.
The Local talks to former 'king schwinger' Matthias Sempach.
Are the Swedes happy with their sex lives, and how often do they do it? The government is about to find out as it launches one of the most extensive surveys of its kind, reaching out to some 50,000 Swedes.
The Granito cheese was at risk of being lost to the landslides.
The French Foreign Minister has pledged his country's support for efforts to resolve Libya's political and security chaos.
On September 5th 1977 left-wing terrorists kidnapped industrialist Hanns Martin Schleyer. The abduction kicked off “the German Autumn” - six weeks of hostage-taking, murder and intrigue.
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit in the central Abruzzo region of Italy in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (Ingv) said.
With six goals in eight internationals, Timo Werner seems to be the answer to Germany's quest for a world-class striker, yet the fleet-footed forward remains unpopular with some German fans.
A medical aid group on Monday called for an independent enquiry into the suspected deaths of seven African women in the waters between Morocco and Spain, a route increasingly used by migrants trying to reach Europe.
French journalists are "too interested in themselves", says Macron.
The European Commission on Monday approved Germany's plans to grant insolvent Air Berlin a €150 million loan to allow it temporarily to serve passengers while selling off its business.
The organization said Italy's efforts to close the route have created "increasing complexities".
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Germany routed Norway 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Monday in the heaviest defeat suffered by the Norwegian national team since the 1970s.
A couple in Sweden have become parents after the country's first same-sex international adoption.
Eight years after losing to Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final, Roger Federer will lock horns again with the giant Argentine in this year's quarterfinals after beating Philipp Kohlschreiber.
Say goodbye to the hordes of tourists and hello to wine season, stunning colours and regional food festivals.
Danish submarine owner Peder Madsen is to appear in a Copenhagen court on Tuesday over the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on board his homemade underwater vessel UC3 Nautilus.