Relatives of a crash victim  visiting a memorial in Le Vernet, southeastern France, yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Yoan Valat 1:53

A week after flight 9525 crashed in the French alps, killing all 150 people on board, German investigators have hit out at media pressure to deliver n(...)

Former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder: married  to journalist turned politician Doris Schröder-Kopf for 17 years. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

In office and she served as first lady during his seven-year term to 2005.The couple married in 1997 after Mr Schröder left his third wife for her. T(...)

Michael Healy-Rea: report said he hid ‘behind the veneer of a friendly/simple country yokel’ but was ‘unbeatable electorally’. It claimed he had a ‘vicious temper . . . he is not like his more collegial father in that regard.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has accused Fine Gael of “looking down their nose” at him after party strategy documents accused him of hiding beh(...)

Andreas Lubitz: Prosecutors have declined to confirm or deny the pilot was in treatment for depression. Photograph: Getty Images

Düsseldorf prosecutors say Germanwings first officer Andreas Lubitz crashed flight 9525 in the French Alps on Tuesday after hiding an illness from his(...)

Joan Burton said Irish people were sympathetic to Greece, reflected in their €350 million contribution to its EU/IMF programme, but that Ireland wanted to see more progress on tackling corruption and boosting tax revenue. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Tánaiste Joan Burton has called on Greece to make credible progress in boosting the tax take and fighting corruption before it receives the final €7 b(...)

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on his (now blocked) Facebook page in San Francisco, California. He barricaded himself in the cockpit and “intentionally” rammed the plane full speed into a mountain on Tuesday, ignoring the captain’s frantic pounding on the cockpit door and the screams of terror from passengers. Photograph: AP Photo 1:07

The investigation into the crash of Germanwings flight 9525 has shifted radically from possible technical or mechanical failure to the psychology of (...)

This picture circulating on the internet and social networks allegedly shows Andreas Lubitz posing in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in California 1:07

The death notice from the Westerwald Glider Club – headlined “In Deep Mourning” – relates club members’ shock on learning that one of their members(...)

‘The case dismissed by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) as “frivolous” was, on Tuesday, dubbed a “case of great principle” by the ECJ.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Luxembourg is such a small country, there’s not even room for empty promises. That’s the last advertising slogan a small army of lawyers from Ireland (...)

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 (...)

Workers from the Delphi company hold photographs of one of their two colleagues who died in the Germanwings plane crash as they observe a minute silence at San Cugat del Valles in Barcelona. Photograph: EPA

Investigators have warned that incomplete flight data and treacherous mountain conditions mean it could be weeks or even months before they know why a(...)