A commemoration for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Photograph: Jean Christophe Magnenet/AFP/Getty Images

Lawyers representing families bereaved by the Germanwings air crash have described an offer of compensation made by Lufthansa as “divisive and unfair”(...)

The EU milk quota regime came to a close on March 31st. Photograph: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

The EU milk quota regime came to a close on March 31st, marking the end of an era for many Irish farmers. The system was originally introduced in 198(...)

The co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525 Andreas Lubitz  is suspected of having crashed the flight. Photograph: Getty

A French prosecutor on Thursday formally opened a criminal inquiry into the crash of a Germanwings jetliner. A panel of judges has been appointed to (...)

 A special  Lufthansa Cargo plane  from Marseille, France, carrying the remains of some of the Germanwings plane crash victims arrives at Duesseldorf airport.  Photograph: EPA  2:34

The coffins of 15 school pupils killed in the Germanwings plane crash are to leave Dusseldorf airport in a hearse convoy and travel to the town of Hal(...)

People cast their shadows as they stand near a stela commemorating the victims of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash in the village of Le Vernet, southeastern France. Photograph: Jean Christophe Magnenet/AFP/Getty Images

The remains of some of the 150 people who died in the crash of a Germanwings jet in the French Alps will be returned to relatives early next week, Luf(...)

File handout of debris found during recovery operations following a Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. The remains of all 150 passengers on board the   Airbus A320 are to be turned over to their families for burial. File photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

The remains of all 150 victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps will finally be turned over to their families for burial, as investi(...)

Conor Pope takes off from Dublin to land in . . . Dublin as he tries to understand what makes people scared of flying

‘Now might be a good time to clench your buttocks or your fists,” Captain Steve Allright announces over the plane’s PA as the most frightened flight t(...)

French police and  investigators working through the scattered debris on the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320, in the French Alps near the southeastern town of Seyne. Photograph:  Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

Germanwings flight GWI18G on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015, was scheduled to fly from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, with six crew members (two flight crew and (...)

Co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525 Andreas Lubitz taking part in the Airport Hamburg 10-mile run in September  2009. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 0:53

The co-pilot who deliberately crashed the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps had practised his actions on an earlier flight on the same plane that (...)

Aircraft of German airline Lufthansa standing at the tarmac of the Franz-Josef-Strauss-Airport in Munich, southern Germany. Photograph: Getty Images

Lufthansa narrowed its operating loss in the first quarter, helped by cheaper fuel, but said on Tuesday further action was needed to lower costs, espe(...)