Germanwings co-pilot hid illness from airline

Germanwings co-pilot hid illness from airline

The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said Friday amid reports he was severely depressed.

Britain seeks scientific collaboration with Spain

Britain seeks scientific collaboration with Spain

Britain is reaching out to scientists in Spain in the hope of strengthening the exchange of knowledge to further scientific research.

Spain set to sizzle in sunny Semana Santa

Spain set to sizzle in sunny Semana Santa

Spring has definitely sprung, as much of Spain will be bathed in warm weather during Easter week, the country’s meteorological agency has predicted.

Almodóvar unveils cast for latest film ‘Silencio’

Almodóvar unveils cast for latest film ‘Silencio’

Celebrated Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar has unveiled the cast for his next film, Silencio, including his two new "chicas Almodóvar".

Pompeu Fabra named ‘young gun’ university

Pompeu Fabra named ‘young gun’ university

Spain's Pompeu Fabra has been named on a list of the seven "fastest rising young universities in the world" by UK-based Times Higher Education.

Pensioner claims €15m Picasso was a gift

Pensioner claims €15m Picasso was a gift

UPDATED: Italian police are trying to establish the true owner of a Picasso painting worth €15 million after confiscating it from a pensioner who says he was given it for free.

Co-pilot had ‘serious’ depressive episode

Co-pilot had ‘serious’ depressive episode

Update: Police said they had no "smoking gun" after a search of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's home, after tabloid Bild reported on Friday that Lubitz received treatment for a “serious depressive episode” during a break in his training six years ago.

Airlines rush to bring in two-person cockpit rule

Airlines rush to bring in two-person cockpit rule

Airlines around the world including low-cost carrier easyJet, rushed to implement a new rule that two crew members must be in the cockpit at all times. It follows revelations that the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings plane deliberately crashed the aircraft.