Andreas Lubitz: Prosecutors have declined to confirm or deny the pilot was in treatment for depression. Photograph: Getty Images

Düsseldorf prosecutors say Germanwings first officer Andreas Lubitz crashed flight 9525 in the French Alps on Tuesday after hiding an illness from his(...)

Joan Burton said Irish people were sympathetic to Greece, reflected in their €350 million contribution to its EU/IMF programme, but that Ireland wanted to see more progress on tackling corruption and boosting tax revenue. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Burton said she invited the SPD leader to Dublin to discuss that and other proposals by Europe’s centre(...)

Flowers are seen at the memorial for the victims of the air disaster in the village of Le Vernet, near the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 in French Alps. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

A Germanwings passenger has shared her moving experience flying with the airline just a day after the French Alps plane disaster.Britta Englisch poste(...)

Ireland’s beef trade is the single biggest component of the country’s €10 billion food and drink export business.

(...) export business.The US is likely to seek a lifting of restrictions on its beef exports to Europe as a(...)

A google map showing North Holland, where national grid operator Tennet says there is a “significant” power outage.

(...) reports of injuries or security problems.Power outages on this scale are rare in Europe. In December 2013(...)

Magnifying glass at the ready to spot the changes on Jaguar’s new XF.

(...) will go on sale in the autumn of this year in Europe, but will effectively be ready for the 161(...)

Republic of Ireland Roy Keane watches from the sidelines during the training session at Gannon Park, Malahide. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

Europe.”Last night the Irish Under-21 team had a winning start to their Uefa Championship qualifying(...)

Police search Germanwings co-pilot's house 1:07

Investigators bring evidence and a man shielded with a jacket out of a house linked to the Germanwings co-pilot who is believed to have deliberately f(...)

George Soros  speaks with Bloomberg Television anchor Francine Lacqua, right, during an interview recorded at his home in London. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The EU has got its priorities wrong, billionaire investor George Soros said, as he called on Europe(...)

Amanda Knox has been acquitted of murder by a top Italian court. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters 1:42

An Italian court has overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. The decision (...)