Pictured at their home in Paris are Marguerite and Georges Bouniol, parents of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

The family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier have expressed satisfaction with the verdict in the Ian Bailey case and say they hope it will give new mome(...)

Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg in this September 13th, 2009 file photo. Photograph: Reuters/Foto-Team-Mueller

The first mystery was material and lasted only 48 hours. How could an Airbus A320 with a flawless maintenance record drop 10,000m in eight minutes wit(...)

French gendarmes and investigators work amid the debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 0:38

The Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin delivered a chilling account of the final 30 minutes of Germanwings flight 9525, concluding that the co-pilot, An(...)

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on his (now blocked) Facebook page in San Francisco, California. He barricaded himself in the cockpit and “intentionally” rammed the plane full speed into a mountain on Tuesday, ignoring the captain’s frantic pounding on the cockpit door and the screams of terror from passengers. Photograph: AP Photo 1:07

The investigation into the crash of Germanwings flight 9525 has shifted radically from possible technical or mechanical failure to the psychology of (...)

A search and rescue worker at the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps, above the town of Seyne-les-Alpes, southeastern France. Photograph: EPA 1:18

Three European leaders stood in a pasture in the Alpes de Haute Provence on Wednesday, united by grief. Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel and Mariano R(...)

Tunisia’s culture minister Latifa Lakhdar: “The jihadist idea that religion should rule politics is a model that never existed.” Photograph: Anis Mili/Reuters

Tunisia’s culture minister Latifa Lakhdar followed the two-hour siege of the Bardo Museum in Tunis – in which 20 foreign tourists and a policeman were(...)

M’Barka Brahmi, who heard her husband Mohamed being shot as he left their house: ‘I ran out screaming, “Ennahda killed him”.’

The Brahmi family slept late that morning of July 25th, 2013, a holiday in the fasting month of Ramadan. “We watched television in our bedroom with ou(...)

A Tunisian policeman stands guard at Bourguiba Avenue in the capital of Tunis during a celebration to commemorate Tunisia’s national independence day yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Anis Mili

Two days after the attack that claimed the lives of 20 foreign tourists, a policemen and two jihadists, residents of the capital responded the only wa(...)

Self-Portrait With Two Circles: the circles on the wall behind Rembrandt are a mystery but may allude to a Renaissance theory that the ability to draw a perfect circle freehand was the mark of a great artist. Photograph: Kenwood House/Rijksmuseum

He is the symbol of the Dutch golden age, considered the greatest Dutch artist of all time. Rembrandt van Rijn is to the Netherlands what Shakespeare (...)

Hospital personnel and medical students protest French government reform which seeks to modify payment and social security reimbursement methods for consultations. Photograph: EPA/Ian Langsdon.

When Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton told 90 French and Irish business leaders about Ireland’s boom, crash and recovery at(...)