Derailed carriages are seen after a train was hit by a rock at  Saint Benoit, Southern France yesterday. Photograph: EPA

A huge falling rock derailed a train in the French Alps yesterday, killing two people and partly pushing one of its carriages over the edge of a moun(...)

File photograph of Ryanair pilot John Goss leaving the High Court in Dublin in May  2005. Photograph: Haydn West/PA

Ryanair has sacked one of its longest serving pilots for revealing safety concerns in a Channel 4 documentary this week. The airline said in a stateme(...)

Injured persons get medical assistance next to the scene of an intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters.

France’s transport minister said human error did not cause a train derailment outside Paris that left six dead yesterday. Frederic Cuvillier said tha(...)