Investigators carry boxes from the home of Andreas Lubitz

Police search home of pilot who crashed plane

22.15 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.

David Cameron insisted the UK was "immeasurably stronger" as a result of the five-year coalition government

Cameron and Miliband face Paxman grilling

22.40 British Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband have set out their general election pitches in their first major TV clash of the campaign in the UK.

Local television footage showed flames leaping high into the sky and thick plumes of dark smoke

One dead, dozens injured after New York fire

21.11 A residential apartment building collapsed and was engulfed in flames in New York City's East Village neighbourhood today, critically injuring at least one person and injuring 12 more.

Described by acquaintances as quiet but friendly

Co-pilot Lubitz had 630 hours flying experience

21.10 Andreas Guenter Lubitz, the co-pilot believed to have "deliberately destroyed" the Germanwings plane in the Alps crash, was a trusted pilot who aviation authorities considered a "positive example".

Search and rescue crews scour the mountainside

Initial analysis of Alps black box expected soon

25 Mar Helicopters began airlifting the remains of the victims of a Germanwings plane crash from the disaster site in the French Alps late this afternoon, a source close to the investigation has said.

The BBC found that Jeremy Clarkson carried out a physical and verbal attack on a producer

BBC drops Top Gear presenter Clarkson

25 Mar The BBC has dropped one of its most popular presenters, Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson, two weeks after he was suspended over an altercation with a producer.

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