A raft of new measures concerning university admissions are set to come in in France from 2018. Here's what's changing.
A Sicilian mafia boss ordered his son to kill his sister because she had a relationship with a policeman, investigators said.
The German state-owned rail company, Deutsche Bahn, intends to name the trains in its new high-speed ICE4 series after famous historical personalities. One proposal has met with criticism.
Has Brexit reversed the tides of French entrepreneurs leaving Paris for London?
Denmark’s minister for energy and climate has given the green light to a 750-kilometre-long cable that will connect Denmark with the United Kingdom.
With new developments unfolding every hour in Catalonia, here's a brief review of the major happenings in the last month.
Spain notched up vigorous growth in the third quarter, prior to the current Catalan crisis, official data showed on Monday October 30th.
Sweden's nuclear shelters are insufficient to protect the population from a potential attack, according to a new report from Sweden’s Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).
Security will be in full force at Rome’s Olympic Stadium on Tuesday night over fears there could be trouble as an estimated 2000 Chelsea football fans travel to the city to see their team take on AS Roma in a Champions League clash.
People who booked with Air Berlin back in July thought they were saving themselves money by planning ahead. Now, they have been left with the cost of buying flights close to departure day with no compensation in sight.
Danish inventor Peter Madsen has admitted dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose body parts were found at sea after she interviewed him on board his homemade submarine, Copenhagen Police have confirmed.
The film director who has been accused of a string of sexual assaults is expected to attend a retrospective of his work in the French capital.
As Spain's attorney general filed charges for sedition, rebellion and embezzlement against Puigdemont, Spanish press reported that the former Catalan regional leader is already in Brussels.
Sky-watchers believe the unusual sighting may have been caused by a Russian missile.
Discover another side of Norway visiting these unusual museums, handpicked by our travel editor Marie Peyre.
The Umbrian town of Norcia on Monday commemorated the year anniversary of a 6.5-magnitude earthquake which left much of its centre destroyed.
A Muslim feminist activist in France who has accused prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of violent rape detailed her claims in a hard-hitting interview Monday.
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"The transplantations are described as successful, which is not the fact," a review of Paolo Macchiarini's research on synthetic trachea operations has concluded.
A rainy, mild summer lacking big sporting events to booze along to has put Germans off their world-famous beer, official data showed Monday, as consumption slipped in the first nine months.
Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday October 29th.
The woman transferred almost 100,000 kronor ($11,900) from the bank account of the boy, who received the money from a summer job, study grants, and social services.
Simple things are a mystery -- like knowing whether or not shops are open on Sunday (in Germany, they aren’t), or if dickmilch is edible (in Germany, it is).
People in French and Italian-speaking parts of Switzerland are nearly twice as likely to feel depressed as those in German regions, according to a report.
A 17-year-old Russian citizen who was arrested carrying a homemade bomb-like device in Oslo earlier this year has been sentenced to nine months in prison.
As the Spanish government enters its first working day following the Senate's granting of unprecedented powers to Prime Minister Rajoy to activate Article 155 of the Constitution and remove and replace Carles Puigdemont's pro-independence regional government and its officials, The Local Spain brings you live updates throughout the day.
Some 600 people have been evacuated from their homes in the Val de Susa area of Piedmont as firefighters continue to battle wildfires.
Five men who hired luxury rental cars in Barcelona and Paris and drove them to Denmark are to go on trial in Copenhagen, accused of fraud and theft.
Upmarket British chain Marks & Spencer will close the doors of its Champs-Elysées store for the final time on Tuesday.
They might not be knocking down buildings but they are worrying the locals.
Rail services were cancelled in seven German states on Sunday, as a fierce storm ripped up trees and cost at least three people their lives. Train delays are also expected Monday.
Spain enters uncharted and potentially perilous territory on Monday October 30th as Madrid moves to take over the running of Catalonia in response to the rebellious region's parliament unilaterally declaring independence.
Six people, one seriously, were injured in two separate accidents within the space of ten minutes at Basel’s Herbstmesse on Saturday evening.
"Metoo by a colleague", read a sign carried by one woman. "Metoo by a fellow activist" read another.
A new report by Sweden's county administrative boards warns that vulnerable groups are struggling to find housing because homes are being allocated to asylum seekers. But the country's housing minister insists that the real problem is municipalities not building enough.
Home favourite Roger Federer claimed his eighth Swiss Indoors title on Sunday with a 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-3 final defeat of Juan Martin del Potro.
They may apparently require no more than a comfortable chair, decent knowledge of a computer screen and nimble mastery of controllers, but the International Olympic Committee insisted on Saturday that eSports are indeed...sports.
Water levels were at high levels in Denmark late on Sunday after Storm Ingolf poured over the country.
"The person gained access to the airport area and sabotaged the aircraft."
"The person who reported it had heard banging, screaming and loud swearing and thought that someone was being assaulted in the apartment."