Police search co-pilot’s home in Germany

Police search co-pilot’s home in Germany

UPDATED: The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings plane refused to open the cockpit door and seemed to "want to destroy the plane", a French prosecutor has said. DPA reported police are investigating his home.

Can ‘nightmare’ of pilot suicide be prevented?

Can ‘nightmare’ of pilot suicide be prevented?

The discovery that the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight is suspected of deliberately crashing the plane will inevitably raise questions about security on airplanes, but is it really possible to prevent a pilot from committing mass murder-suicide?

What we know about the Germanwings co-pilot

What we know about the Germanwings co-pilot

Here's what we know about the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who French prosecutors suspect deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 on board.

No-show passenger: ‘It’s a second chance at life’

No-show passenger: ‘It’s a second chance at life’

Claudia Vásquez was meant to be on board doomed Germanwings flight 4U9525 but a twist of fate meant that she is alive today.

What happened to pilots in Germanwings crash?

What happened to pilots in Germanwings crash?

After it emerged that a pilot was locked out of the cockpit as Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashed and killed 150 on board, speculation has swirled as to what exactly happened in the moments before the disaster.

Protests as Spain’s gag law comes into force

Protests as Spain’s gag law comes into force

A new "gagging law", criticized by the United Nations and Council of Europe is to be passed on Thursday by the Spanish parliament.

Scare after emergency landing at Barcelona

Scare after emergency landing at Barcelona

A Vueling flight had to make an emergency landing at Barcelona’s El Prat airport this morning a little after takeoff because of a "burning smell".

New law welcomes back Spain’s expelled Jews

New law welcomes back Spain’s expelled Jews

Descendants of Sephardic Jews who were banished from Spain in 1492 are to be allowed Spanish citizenship, under a new law approved on Wednesday.

Spain signs world’s first organ trafficking treaty

Spain signs world’s first organ trafficking treaty

Fourteen European nations signed on Wednesday in Spain the first ever international treaty to fight human organ trafficking, a business that generates over one billion dollars in illegal profits worldwide every year.