Prosecutors: Co-pilot in deadly France plane crash may have hidden illness
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers - including a torn-up doctor's note that would have kept him off work the day ...
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Nine-months-pregnant Muslim woman beaten up by duo in France
A heavily pregnant woman has been hospitalised in France after being assaulted by two men in what her husband claims was an 'Islamophobic act'. One of the attackers hit 29-year-old Kedidja, who was wearing a headscarf, several times and threw her to ...
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Among the items found at Andreas Lubitz’s home was one doctor’s note excusing him from work the day of the crash and another that had been torn up.
Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.
Two social workers who were found in contempt of court after stopping a mother's contact with her children have had the finding against them quashed.
Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.
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France Seeks UN Security Council Resolution on Mideast Talks
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UNITED NATIONS — France signaled on Friday that it would press the Security Council to adopt a resolution soon to spur talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a step that the United States resisted last year. “If we want to have a two-state ...
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Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.
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A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
Passengers on a tour coach which came off the A83 in Argyll at the Rest and Be Thankful have recalled their terror as the bus overturned towards water.
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Carl Froch will begin an acting career and has been taking tips from Hollywood names as he ponders his boxing return.
Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.
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The High Court quashes the education minister's decision to shut the first Catholic school in Northern Ireland that was attempting a transformation to integrated status.
Lawmakers passed a bill making it easier to detain people to uphold public order and giving the police more leeway to investigate.