The part of Spain close to Benidorm where Peter and Jean Tarsey were found shot dead on Sunday. Photograph: Google Maps

An elderly British couple have been found shot dead on a sofa in their Spanish home.Ex-pats Peter and Jean Tarsey (both 77), were found dead at their(...)

Bullet holes in the windscreen of the vehicle in which the victim was shot, in  Church Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe a man shot dead in a middle-class suburb of Dublin was ambushed in a well-planned attack by killers who had him under surveillance at (...)

UberPOP was deemed illegal in The Netherlands in December Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A Dutch regulatory agency raided the Amsterdam offices of taxi hailing service Uber on Thursday in connection with its UberPOP unit after a court deem(...)

German co-pilot Andreas Lubitz (28). Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said Lubitz deliberately crashed the Germanwings aircraft into the Alps. 2:12

German police have begun searching the home of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who is believed to have ocked himself alone in the cockpit of a Germanwing(...)

Ireland, Co Cork: €350,000,  JJ O’Sullivan

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Candles at the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium high school in Haltern am See on Wednesday. Students and teachers at a small-town German high school broke out in ears when they realised that 16 class-mates and two teachers were on board an ill-fated Germanwings aircraft. Photograph: Reuters 2:12

Families of the 150 victims of the Germanwings air crash have begun to arrive in the remote corner of the French Alps as investigators hunt for clues (...)

The loss of 72 German nationals, including 16 schoolchildren, on Germanwings flight 4U 9525 was one of the largest losses of life in a single incident in recent German history. Photograph: Getty Images

The theme of European solidarity came to the fore in Europe in very different ways this week.On Monday, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras visited Be(...)

German, French and Spanish flags in a field in the southeastern French village of Le Vernet, the closest to the site where the German Airbus A320 went down. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

Spanish police will pursue the writers of online comments that mocked the death of Catalan passengers on the downed Germanwings flight from Barcelona(...)

France’s president Francois Hollande (2nd right), Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy (centre) and German chancellor Angela Merkel (left) walk near crash site of Germanwings Airbus A320. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters 2:24

Investigators have retrieved cockpit voice recordings from one of the black boxes of the German Airbus plane that smashed into the Alps, killing every(...)

 Students leave candles in front of the Joseph-Koenig college in Haltern am See, Germany. Photograph: Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

A quiet stillness descended on the small town of Haltern in northern Germany yesterday evening. As dusk fell, the only sound was the soft hum of cars (...)