Health authorities distributed plastic cards with advice for how to chop cocaine and sniff it safely.
"I am selfish. My collection is for myself only... and for a few friends," the master once told journalists.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière on Thursday said he was opposed to the rapid admission of EU countries like Romania or Bulgaria to the Schengen area without border controls.
Two of the four parties in Sweden's centre-right Alliance coalition have announced that they will not back a no-confidence motion the same group threatened to bring forward against Peter Hultqvist.
If you find yourself flailing for thoughts when friends and family back home ask for your analysis on the upcoming election, fear not, this article breaks it down for you.
Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak, isn't quite as tall as it used to be.
The city of Rome on Wednesday announced it would carry out a fast-track anti-mosquito campaign after a string of suspected cases of the insect-borne chikungunya virus were detected in the region.
Carpooling service BlaBlaCar has just launched a short-distance car-sharing service in the French capital.
In Germany, abortion is not the lightning rod for liberal and conservative anger that it is the US or Ireland, where a referendum is being held Friday on the matter. But the fact that it is technically illegal under the constitution is just one issue that still stirs debate.
In light of a chilly end to the summer in Germany, here's everything you need to know about turning up the heat in your home.
Three million new Germans can vote in the federal election on September 24th. Here are four first-time voters reflecting on their paths to citizenship as well as on Chancellor Angela Merkel, international relations and social media.
The University of Tours in central-west France has become the first in the country to offer gender-neutral toilets, in an effort to make transgender students feel more comfortable.
A new public information film from a Swedish county stars anthropomorphic genitals in the main roles.
The lead candidate for the Alternative for Germany (AfD), Alice Weidel, on Thursday denied a report in Die Zeit that she had employed a Syrian women to work in her house without reporting it to authorities.
German authorities on Thursday stopped a Turkish Airlines jet from taking off and searched it with sniffer dogs after Cologne airport received a threatening phone call, police said.
An institute dedicated to the work of the Italian artist Caravaggio, aimed particularly at identifying his genuine paintings, is to open in Rome.
Twelve St Bernard puppies were born at the Barry Foundation recently, bringing the year’s total to 32, well above the annual average of 20.
Catalan separatists will on Thursday officially launch their campaign for an independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid, which has vowed to stop it at all cost.
There is a growing trend of young Europeans -- including Danes -- applying for jobs abroad to broaden their horizons, writes The Local guest columnist Fanni Barsi.
Stuttgart was ranked this week as the least stressful city in the world, an honour many The Local readers felt was unearned. But Stuttgart native Melanie Buck says the city really is a place that calms the pulse.
A new combined innovation, music and culture conference-and-festival kicked off in Stockholm on Thursday.
New details have been revealed about the "man-free" festival proposed by a Swedish comedian in response to sexual assaults.
Will you be among the lucky 80 percent of people living in France who no longer have to pay council tax?
Denmark is hoping to change the rules of the Schengen agreement to allow border control to continue.
Stormy weather and strong winds proved hazardous across Switzerland on Thursday, with planes struggling to land and trucks swept off the roads.
A recent poll shows that the left-wing Die Linke could once again be the third biggest party in Germany after the election. But their leader is the least popular in the country.
The standard of living in France has seen a slight rise, but remains below the levels seen before the financial crisis, new figures show.
Spain’s interior minister has announced plans to spend €12million fortifying border fences at its north African enclaves after a surge in migrant arrivals.
The Federal Administrative Court ruled on Wednesday that charging entrance fees for two German North Sea beaches was illegal, a ruling which is set to have change the rules of the game all along the German coastlines.
An investigation by Italy's police and the anti-drugs squad found several representatives of Colombian drug barons selling cocaine across Sicily with the help of the local mafia.
What makes the Düsseldorf Festival so special? The fact that it is not bound by a single concept. Fiona Leonard gives insider tips on how to make the most of this most eclectic of events.
2017 marks the 90th anniversary legendary Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen’s very first architectural project.
This Wednesday, the Swiss parliament will vote in two new members of the federal government. Here are ten things you need to know.
An incredible video from northern Sweden has captured the moment a lonely reindeer met a cocky cat – but the latter decided it wasn't in the mood to play.
Rising star Marco Asensio missed out on his club’s Champions League opener on Wednesday due to an infection caused by shaving his legs.
Some flight departures on Thursday remain affected by the now called-off pilots' industrial action.
President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday hailed the decision to award the 2024 Olympics to Paris as a 'victory for France'.
Windstorm Sebastian killed at least three people in Germany on Wednesday as hurricane-force winds of up to 150 kilometres per hour were recorded in the north of the country.
The court ruled that the "n with a squiggle over it" was incompatible with national law.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Italy next week to make a major speech on Brexit, Downing Street said on Wednesday September 13th.
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Chancellor Angela Merkel is the clear frontrunner in general elections 10 days away, but a sleepy campaign is now heating up as other parties jostle to rule with her.
A 40-year-old man is suspected of child sex offences after he was seized at a train station in Landskrona in the company of a tearful seven-year-old boy, thanks to train staff who called the police.
Trains have started running again.
Learning Swedish will teach you a lot – but not necessarily the things you thought it would. Here are nine of the strange things that happen once you start studying the language.