An elderly woman washes her belongings in the mud, in Chimanimani, Mozambique, earlier this week. An area of 394sq km had been flooded in the wake of a powerful cyclone. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Today’s news production cycle is measured not in days, hours or minutes, but in seconds. The lag between an event and its coverage has almost disappea(...)

An employee works in the cockpit of a 737 MAX airplane at a Boeing plant in the US. Add-on features can be big money-makers for plane manufacturers. Photograph: The New York Times

As the pilots of the doomed Boeing jets in Ethiopia and Indonesia fought to control their planes, they lacked two notable safety features in their coc(...)

A mosaic of pound sterling symbols set into the floor of the front hall of the Bank of England in London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Sterling enjoyed its biggest one-day bounce in almost two years last week after Westminster voted to reject the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, driving (...)

Ethiopian Airlines said at the weekend initial analysis of the black boxes showed “clear similarities” with a Lion Air flight from Jakarta in October which crashed killing 189 people.  Photograph: Jason Redmond/ AFP

Boeing faced escalating pressure on Monday after Ethiopia pointed to parallels between its crash and one in Indonesia, sharpening focus on the safety (...)

Pallbearers carry empty  coffins representing  victims of the Ethiopian Airlines  crash during a ceremony at the Holy Trinity Cathedral Orthodox church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Preliminary information from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed a week ago killing 157 people shows “clear similari(...)

An Ethiopian federal policeman and an Oromo tribesman look at a flower memorial bearing portraits of victims at the crash site of an Ethiopian Airways-operated Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on  Saturday, March 16th, 2019, at Hama Quntushele village near Bishoftu in Oromia region, Ethiopia. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, which crashed last weekend killing 157 people, had an unusually high speed after take-off before the pilot reported pro(...)

Grounded: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max aircraft on the tarmac in Arizona. Photograph: Ralph Freso/Getty

Leadership teams across the commercial aviation industry, including airlines, leasing companies and manufacturers, treat safety as a number one priori(...)

John Quindos, who lost his wife, his daughter and her three children in the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crash. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

John Quindos wailed and hyperventilated so violently that officials rushed him to a first-aid station. Then, as the magnitude sunk in, he lost his voi(...)

The cockpit of a  Boeing  737 Max 8.  Boeing  has  provided American airlines’ pilots with basic information about MCAS, but it has not updated the official manual with a full explanation about how it works. Photograph: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

Weeks after a deadly crash involving a Boeing plane in October, company officials met separately with pilot unions at Southwest Airlines and American (...)

A Boeing 737 Max plane in flight.

Aircraft lessors in the Republic are unlikely to immediately feel the pinch from the decision to ground the global fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8s, industr(...)

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