The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, prepares to try on a hat in a visit to a  charity shop in Holt, Norfolk, on  March 18th. She spent the previous day with her children instead of presenting the St Patrick’s Day shamrock to the Irish Guards. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/Reuters

Did the Duchess of Cambridge snub the Irish Guards on St Patrick’s Day? Britain’s royal correspondents think so, rounding on Kate Middleton for spendi(...)

A piece of debris found by a South African family off the Mozambique coast which authorities will examine to see if it is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Photograph: Candace Lotter/Reuters

A South African teenager has found debris which will be sent to Australia for testing as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysi(...)

This US-registered cargo plane was impounded at Harare after a dead body was found on board. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Zimbabwean civil aviation authorities found the body of a suspected stowaway on a US-registered cargo plane carrying cash for the South African Reserv(...)

Ryanair asked the aviation authority to intervene after filing its claims against eDreams in the High Court. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

A UK watchdog has upheld a complaint of misleading advertising against one of the travel websites Ryanair is suing in the High Court. The airline cla(...)

File photo  of forensic officers examining the wreckage of a helicopter which crashed in thick fog, near Beccles, Norfolk, killed  leading  Lord Ballyedmond and three other men. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The family of Northern Ireland’s richest man, Lord Ballyedmond, have said serious questions remain unanswered after an inquest found that his death in(...)

Air France flight 463 from Mauritius to Paris was forced to land in Mombasa after the device was found in the lavatory. Photograph: EPA

A suspicious device found on an Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris that caused it to make an emergency landing was harmless and the incident wa(...)

A giant crane is used to remove wreckage of the plane on the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex where 11 people are believed to have died. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The investigation into what caused the plane crash at the Shoreham Airshow “will probably take a couple of years at least”, an aviation expert has sai(...)

Emergency services vehicles amassed at the scene of the major A27 route on Saturday, August 23rd, after eleven  people were killed when a jet taking part in Shoreham Airshow in England crashed into it. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Eleven people are feared to have died in the Shoreham air crash in West Sussex on Saturday, British police said. Sussex police assistant chief constab(...)

Ryanair was forced to cancel 250 flights, with many more cancellations expected

Tens of thousands of air passengers across Europe have had their travel plans thrown into disarray as hundreds of flights in and out of France were g(...)

Policemen and rescuers stand next to a tent used as a DNA extraction centre on Sunday in front of a commemorative headstone in Seyne-les-Alpes in the French Alps. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

Reports have suggested the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had suffered from mental health issues and may have been receiving treatment for vision(...)