Providing international qualifications, tuition in English, a multicultural environment and lots of extra-curricular activities, a British school in Berlin prepares students for an international life.
As Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to meet leading European finance figures in Berlin on Thursday evening, she stressed the need for a secure currency system to ensure economic growth.
Britain and Switzerland signed an agreement on Thursday which will allow the taxing of previously hidden funds held by Britons in Swiss bank accounts.
Kenyan police said on Thursday they had arrested seven people over the kidnapping of a disabled Frenchwoman seized from her beachfront home at a prized resort island and taken to neighbouring Somalia.
The young Swedish father who was remanded into custody in September on suspicion of beating his two-month-old daughter to death, was released on Thursday, after the autopsy revealed she died from the results of a viral infection.
Local communities in France's immigrant suburbs increasingly organise themselves on Islamic lines rather than following the values of the secular republic, according to a major new sociological study.
Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer, who was on Thursday named the 2011 Nobel Literature Prize laureate, has published a relatively small body of work, often addressing themes of death, history and nature.
Danish director Lars von Trier said on Wednesday Danish police had questioned him on French charges relating to his controversial remarks at the Cannes Film Festival about Adolf Hitler.
Billionaire L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt said on Wednesday that her daughter wanted to lock her up, the latest volley in the duo's tortuous war of words and lawsuits.
The head of literature at Swedish publishing house Bonniers, which has published the bulk of Tomas Tranströmer's work, compared news of the newly-named Nobel laureate's win to becoming a parent.
One of the world's largest diamonds, a pear-shaped 110.3-carat yellow rock, will go under the hammer in Geneva in November expecting to fetch about $15 million, an auction house said Thursday.
Taxi customers in Munich, Cologne and Berlin get some of the best service in Europe – but pay for the privilege with some of the highest prices, according to test results published on Thursday by motorists’ organisation ADAC.
One of Germany’s high-profile ethnic Turkish footballers, Mesut Özil, has asked to sit out Friday’s match against Turkey to avoid angry Turkish fans – but has been told he has to play.
The shooting of an albino elk by a Danish hunter in south-east Norway has brought death threats for the hunting trip operator Norwegian hunters who had long agreed to let the white mammal live.
People laid flowers outside Apple shops in Germany in memory of the computer company’s dead founder Steve Jobs, who died aged 56 on Wednesday.
Swedish politicians are reported to be behind a proposal to allow the European investment bank (EIB) to play a key role in the rescue of troubled European banks, according to the German Financial Times on Thursday.
A chance encounter with the granddaughter of a Swedish count gave contributor Roger Choate an inside peek at the mysteries of Rockelstad Castle, once a frequent destination for a notorious Nazi leader.
The owner of a Swedish petrol station has been order to compensate a Roma woman after an employee told her to pay for petrol in advance, saying they had had "problems with the Roma in the past".
A leading Swiss official has expressed fears that companies will begin massive lay-offs and relocate production to more competitive countries unless the country's soaring currency can be reeled back in.
Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer has been awarded the 2011 Nobel prize in Literature.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy paid tribute to Steve Jobs on Thursday after the 56-year-old Apple founder, chairman and chief executive died on Wednesday.
Sugary drinks like Orangina and Coca-Cola will cost a bit extra from January 1st after budget minister Valérie Pécresse confirmed that a tax of 2 euro cents (2.7 US cents) will be slapped on every 33 centilitre can.
Kicking off a month focusing on Germany’s castles, palaces and crumbling ruins, The Local introduces 12 of the best – and one of the spookiest – royal locales.
Switzerland's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a woman who sued her company for gender discrimination after she found she was earning 40 percent less than the male co-worker she was supervising.
Swedish IT notables are among those joining in the chorus of praise for the life of Steve Jobs, the charismatic co-founder of Apple who died on Wednesday aged 56.
A German book publisher is challenging Amazon and other electronic book makers by releasing a no-frills e-reader which undercuts the Kindle by nearly €40 euros.
Norwegians awoke on Thursday to news of the largest national budget in the century-old state’s history, as early morning budget leaks to the press heralded a 1.006 trillion kroner ($172.04 billion) spending spree for 2012.
An officer with the Swedish border police in Västra Götaland was convicted Wednesday for offering a female asylum seeker to ”forget about her case” in return for sex and drugs.
A Swiss regional court on Wednesday ordered UEFA to reinstate FC Sion to the Europa League or be fined 1,000 francs ($1,084)) for each day it refuses to implement the ruling, the Swiss football club said.
Authorities in the north east of Germany are preparing for uproar at Polish plans to build a nuclear power station near the border.
A French man had a terrifying ten minute wait in the water after a shark attacked him in his kayak and left him shouting out for help.
This Week's Highlights: Max Liebermann in Hamburg, Samuel Beckett in Munich, and an ancient metropolis comes to life in Berlin.
UBS, Switzerland's top bank, said on Wednesday that two more officials have resigned following a $2.3 billion rogue trading scandal which cost chief executive Oswald Grübel his job.
Police are still looking for a woman who was attacked by a mugger on a Paris metro train a week ago as part of their inquiry into the death of a 33-year-old Indian man.
China's Geely, owner of Volvo Cars, has indicated an interest in acquiring a stake in troubled Swedish automaker Saab Automobile, according to media reports.
A YouTube video showing a 12-year-old boy being handcuffed and wrestled to the ground by two security guards in a Stockholm metro station has prompted strong reactions from family members, but police claim the guards did nothing wrong.
Nearly one in three food supplements Germans can buy online from other countries contain dangerous or illegal substances, a consumer group has warned.
A Swede who was fined 27,000 Swiss francs ($30,000) after being clocked driving his luxury Mercedes at 290 km/h in Switzerland last year has lost his appeal to have the fine reduced.
The German government will double civil servants’ Christmas money next year, in a turnaround of austerity measures introduced in 2006.
A national commemoration on Wednesday for 20 Namibian skulls seized by Imperial Germany a century ago provoked emotional calls for reparations for colonial-era abuses.