A British passenger posed for a photo with his alleged captor on a hijacked Egyptian plane on Tuesday. Image: Paul Smith/Twitter.

A British passenger posed for a photo with his alleged captor on a hijacked Egyptian plane on Tuesday and said it has to be “the best selfie ever”, ac(...)

A man believed to be the hijacker of the EgyptAir Airbus 320 leaves the plane  before surrendering to security forces after a seven-hour standoff at Larnaca airport, Cyprus. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A hijacker claiming he was wearing a suicide belt on Tuesday diverted an EgyptAir passenger jet to Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus where, aft(...)

Hijack  captain should have been confident in security, says expert 0:53

The hijack of an Egyptian plane which was forced to divert to Cyprus after a man on board claimed to have a suicide belt is a return to “the security(...)

A man climbs out of the cockpit window of the hijacked Egyptair Airbus A320 at Larnaca Airport in Larnaca, Cyprus. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

Four British nationals were on the Egyptian plane forced to divert to Cyprus on Tuesday due to a hijacker who was wearing a fake suicide belt. Minist(...)

ARI runs airport retail businesses in eight countries across North America, the Middle East and Asia as well as The Loop outlets in Dublin and Cork

Dublin Airport Authority’s global duty free arm, Aer Rianta International (ARI), and its partners, plan to spend close to $50 million (€46m) on upgr(...)

Australian journalist Peter Greste: his release was granted under a law permitting deportation of foreigners to their home countries for trial or to serve out sentences. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt’s deportation of al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste to Australia – and the likely expulsion to Canada of his colleague Mohamed Fahmy – has given(...)

 Tottenham players celebrate Harry Kane’s winner in the victory over AEL Limassol at the Antonis Papadopoulos stadium in Larnaca, Cyprus. Photo:  EPA

AEL Limassol 1 Tottenham 2 Erik Lamela inspired Tottenham to a 2-1 victory over AEL Limassol in the in the first leg of their play-off in Cypr(...)

A man rides a motorcycle through the gates at Akrotiri RAF air base near Limassol, Cyprus, yesterday. Photograph: Pavlos Vrionides/AP

Warplanes and troop transport aircraft have reportedly arrived at Britain’s military base at Akrotiri in Cyprus following western threats of action ag(...)

A crowd waits for a branch of Cyprus Bank to open in Nicosia, Cyprus, yesterday, after almost two weeks of closure. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/The New York Times

Patience and perseverance rather than panic marked the sorrowful opening of Cypriot banks at noon yesterday after a 10-day holiday. President N(...)

Cypriots gather for Mass at an Orthodox church in Nicosia yesterday. Talks between the the International Monetary Fund and European Union continued as the country sought to agree terms to a bailout for its ailing banking sector. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Some Cypriots went to church to pray, others gathered in cafes as Brussels decided the fate of their economy and country. Traffic was li(...)