Oslo District Court sentenced on Tuesday former policeman Eirik Jensen to 21 years in prison for gross corruption and conspiracy to smuggle hashish.
A Russian court has begun hearing a lawsuit from the family of Swedish Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, who are suing Russian security services in an effort to clarify the circumstances of his death.
The budget airline has announced plans to cancel between 40 and 50 flights every day for the next six weeks due to a shortage of pilots.
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Catalonia would suffer "brutal" impoverishment if it splits from Spain, with a deep plunge in its economic output, Spain's economy minister warned Monday ahead of a disputed independence referendum in the region.
When American writer Jessica Guzik arrived in Berlin, she wanted to rid herself of her American neuroses. But was the sight of people tarring themselves in salt a step too far?
What would you send the French president if you got hold of his phone number?
A startup, four banks and a superstore are understood to be among a number of organizations hit by a Swedish hacking and fraud attack that has now led to trial.
Over the past week, 20 polling stations set up in central Berlin invited non-German citizens to cast a symbolic general election vote. Why is the right to vote important for these residents? The Local found out.
The Italian island of Lampedusa became a symbol for the country's welcoming culture towards migrants - but its mayor says the island is now "collapsing".
Almost 40 percent of loans drawn from the Danish state by international students are yet to commence repayment, according to a report.
The Familienreport for 2017 shows an increase in child poverty rates to 2.8 million, with those from migrant backgrounds particularly affected.
As the San Sebastián film festival gets underway this week, here's a reminder why the northern coastal city is well worth a visit.
A German court on Monday fined three people for failing to help an old man lying unconscious on the floor of a bank, instead walking around and even stepping over him.
Here's a list of the flights grounded this week.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced on Friday that it is filing charges against an official in eastern Germany who ordered hunters to shoot a bison he claimed was a danger to the public.
Germany's right-wing populist AfD party ramped up attacks Monday against immigration and Islam as its poll ratings jumped in the final stretch of election campaigning, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's party dipped.
Three care home workers went on trial Monday in Germany accused of killing two elderly residents and abusing a string of others, with prosecutors saying they acted "out of boredom".
Students have been told to avoid campus "until further notice".
Perhaps not a day to be driving in certain parts of France.
Denmark’s government will give 315 million kroner (42 million euros) to support women in conflict and war zones, with US president Donald Trump having withdrawn American support in the area.
When a motorcyclist crashed in southern Germany on Sunday, a cyclist decided to film him instead of coming to his aid. Police are now investigating whether he committed a crime by not providing the dying man with help.
Swedish police have hit back at criticism after a neo-Nazi group was allowed to march through the streets of central Gothenburg despite not having an official permit to demonstrate.
A Spanish bullfighter has provoked a storm of controversy after parading around a bullring draped in the Franco-era flag of Spain.
"When workers in the tunnels blow their nose, it's completely black."
Italy's Five Star Movement has launched primaries to choose its candidate for prime minister in the upcoming general election.
Think getting a master’s degree from a top university will cost you a fortune? Think again.
The opposition has accused the government of overstretching the courts and endangering the integration of refugees, after a rise in appeals on rejected asylum cases.
France's hunting season has already been marred by tragedy.
The new programme has come out of discussions with the cantonal authorities.
Two people were left seriously injured when a long-distance coach crashed into a car on the Autobahn in eastern Germany on Sunday, pushing the vehicle 650 metres up the road. Police suspect the bus driver of a crime.
Solar panel units for the roofs of Norwegian homes are to be sold in-store for the first time by electronics retailer Elkjøp.
The woman, who was eight months pregnant, was found naked, tied up and blindfolded.
10,000 people had to be evacuated from their homes while the "delicate and complex operation" was carried out.
Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård kissed Nicole Kidman and thanked his mother after winning his first Emmy for his role in HBO's drama series 'Big Little Lies'.
Two young female American tourists were sprayed in the eyes with hydrochloric acid in a train station in Marseille.
It appears the summer hiking season may be over for another year as many Swiss alpine resorts saw fresh snow over the weekend.
Not all participants made it to the finish line of Copenhagen’s half-marathon event – and two were taken to hospital – after a torrential downpour of rain and hail resulted in the race being stopped.
Spanish police on Sunday seized 1.3 million pamphlets and posters supporting Catalonia's independence referendum, the latest move to try to block the vote.
Three months after the town of Moutier voted to leave the canton of Bern and join the Jura, two neighbouring communes have rejected a plan to follow suit.
The past week has seen 2,000 migrant rescues by Italy.
More than 900,000 people voted in Sweden's 2017 church election, producing the highest turnout since 1950.
A week before German elections, the storied Free Democratic Party looks set to recover from a historic 2013 defeat and return to parliament - where it could make Berlin a much more awkward partner for its European neighbours.
Heavy rain over Skåne in southern Sweden caused basements, garages and shops to flood while hail also proved a nuisance.
‘I grew up in Sweden, I’m used to playing in bad weather’: Nordqvist beats hail and fever to win second major
Sweden's Anna Nordqvist overcame glandular fever and terrible weather to claim her second major title with a play-off win over American Brittany Altomare at the Evian Championship on Sunday.
In the 1990s thousands of refugees fled war in Yugoslavia and made Sweden their home, where today they are a well-integrated part of society. The Local explores what Sweden can learn from that experience.