A Melbourne family is devasted after a mother and son were among the 150 killed when Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashed in southern France.
Soo Kim Following a series of delays on her outbound flight to Ontario, California, with Delta Airlines, Miriam Thomas found that her return flight to Seattle, from where she was to fly home to Vancouver, was cancelled without notice, News1130 reported.
Lia Timson An Airbus 320, operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, killing all 150 people on board. This is what we know so far about the accident, the victims and the recovery efforts.
Peter Hannam Rainfall is increasing in the tropics across the world with the rise attributed to more big thunderstorms, new research by an Australian-led team has found.
Nicky Phillips A new technique has turned archaeology on its head, unearthing the oldest known ancient Roman fort without a sod being turned.
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Jewel Topsfield Indonesian police are investigating claims by a money-laundering watchdog that funds from Australia were supporting terrorist networks in Indonesia.
Vanessa Desloires The same problem that caused the Air France disaster in 2009 may have been responsible for the Germanwings crash, a top aviation expert says.
Inga Ting and Conrad Walters The Germanwings flight that plunged into the Alps from 38,000 feet has sparked a natural reaction in any traveller. Is aviation safe?
Peter Vincent Chinese governments have been notorious, at least in the eyes of western media, for curbing various public freedoms over the years. Its latest target might surprise you.