Tomislav Nikolic had to cancel his official visit to the Vatican after the incident

Coffee mishap caused Serb president's plane dive

21 Apr A co-pilot who spilled coffee on the instrument panel of the Serbian president's plane and then hit an emergency button while trying to mop it up, caused the jet to plunge, an investigation showed.

The strike action is in protest over Government plans to privatise 10% of current services

Bus services to be hit by strike action in May

20 Apr Passengers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann face serious disruption as unions at the two companies escalated their plans for industrial action over plans to put 10% of routes out to private tender.

93% of those balloted in Dublin Bus favoured strike again

SIPTU bus drivers vote to back strike action

10 Apr SIPTU drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann have voted overwhelmingly to back strike action over Government policies to open up 10% of bus routes to private sector tendering.

The protests closed down the Eiffel Tower to tourists

Thousands protest against French cutbacks

09 Apr Tens of thousands took to the streets in towns and cities across France today in union-led protests against public spending cuts that closed down the Eiffel Tower to tourists.

Investigators believe co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane

Alps co-pilot treated for 'suicidal tendencies'

30 Mar The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week had been treated in the past for suicidal tendencies, German state prosecutors have said.

Andreas Lubitz received treatment six years ago according to reports

Co-pilot hid sick note for day of Alps plane crash

27 Mar German state prosecutors have said they had found evidence that Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who is suspected of deliberately crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps, had hidden an unspecified medical condition from his employers.

Investigators carry boxes from the home of Andreas Lubitz

Police search home of pilot who crashed plane

26 Mar Prosecutors in the German city of Düsseldorf have searched the homes of 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz, who is believed to have deliberately crashed Germanwings flight 4U 9525 into the French Alps on Tuesday.