Heathrow currently operates at 98 per cent capacity.  Photograph: Getty Images

Aer Lingus carried 2.75 million passengers between Irish airports and Heathrow last year and it is estimated that slightly more than 900,000 of them w(...)

The coffin of “Tignous” is carried outside the town hall of Montreuil during the tribute service for Bernard Verlhac on January 15th, 2015 in Montreuil, France. Cartoonist Bernard “Tignous” Verlhac was killed in last week’s terrorist attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Four of the victims of the January 7th attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were buried on Thursday.The colleagues of slain cartoonist Berhard(...)

Pope Francis arrives to attend a canonisation Mass for Joseph Vaz at Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images

Pope Francis paid a surprise visit to a Buddhist temple yesterday, capping a trip to Sri Lanka where he told huge crowds that religions must unite to (...)

Still from passport control CCTV at an Istanbul airport believed to show Hayat Boumeddiene, who is allegedly connected to the attacks on Charlie Hebdo. Photograph: Haberturk/EPA 0:57

With the minimum of fuss or difficulty, Hayat Boumeddiene, the partner of French Islamist Amedy Coulibaly, crossed the French border into Spain on Jan(...)

Armed security stand outside a Jewish School as the French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve meets police officers after a visit to the school in the Jewish quarter of the Marais district in Paris. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images 0:57

The common-law wife of one of the perpetrators of last week’s terrorist rampage in France crossed into Syria from Turkey on January 8th, Turkey’s fore(...)

Suspect Hayat Boumeddiene: a signal from her phone on January 8th was traced to Akcakale, Turkey.  Photograph:  Direction Centrale de la Police Judiciaire via Getty Images

Hayat Boumeddiene (26), the most wanted remaining suspect in connection with the Charlie Hebdo killings, may have fled to Syria in the days before he(...)

Police officers stand guard at the scene of a bomb blast in Istanbul yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Osman Orsal

A female suicide bomber attacked a police station in a historic district of Istanbul on Tuesday, killing one officer and wounding another.According t(...)

Turkish Swat team members stand guard after an attack by a suicide bomber in front of a police station at Ottoman era near Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a police station in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet district on Tuesday, killing one officer and wounding (...)

So this is Christmas. And what have you done? Another year over. A new one begun . . . okay, okay. I know! And no. This is not a two-weeks- later-than(...)

A beach in Ölüdeniz, Turkey, one of the hot spots for 2015 2:47

BELGRADE Recent history relegated Serbia to the role of international pariah, but that’s all changed now and Belgrade has reaffirmed itsel(...)