The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano on April 23. Iceland's volcanic eruption was spewing far less ash on Thursday and the plume of smoke was low, but a change of wind direction meant Iceland's airports were now set to close for the first time.
The revelation that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had been diagnosed with a mental illness before he crashed the Germanwings jetliner Tuesday raises concerns over how airlines screen pilots for mental health issues.
Following the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525, some of the carrier's crews and pilots have refused to fly, and caused more than two dozen of flights to be canceled across Europe.
Tuesday’s Germanwings Airbus crash, which authorities say was fatal to all 150 people aboard the aircraft, highlights the question of safety in the skies.
Five alleged New York mobsters were indicted Thursday on a range of charges, including one accused of taking part in the 1978 theft of cash and valuables worth $6 million from JFK airport.
Some 70 multinational firms have opened, employing 20,000 skilled workers – Poles and foreigners alike – in Krakow, which some call a small Silicon Valley of Central Europe.