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Germanwings air tragedy remembered one year on

One year after Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew an Airbus into a mountainside in the Alps relatives of the passengers who died gathered.

One year after Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew an Airbus into a mountainside in the Alps relatives of the passengers who died gathered.

Europe

What has changed after Germanwings tragedy?

This week on Utalk, Anita in London asked: “One year after a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his plane, what measures have been taken to

This week on Utalk, Anita in London asked: “One year after a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his plane, what measures have been taken to

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Germanwings crash: BEA calls for less medical secrecy for pilots

French investigators into the crash of a Germanwings plane in the Alps last year say a private doctor had recommended that the pilot should be

French investigators into the crash of a Germanwings plane in the Alps last year say a private doctor had recommended that the pilot should be

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Germanwings crash families demand apology and payout from Lufthansa

In a letter published the the Bild newspaper victims' families say the firm has ignored them and offered a payout that deeply insulted them and above all their children.

In a letter published the the Bild newspaper victims' families say the firm has ignored them and offered a payout that deeply insulted them and above all their children.

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Germanwings crash victims' families reject compensation offer

Several relatives of those killed in the Germanwings crash have rejected an offer from the airline of 25,000 euros compensation for their suffering

Several relatives of those killed in the Germanwings crash have rejected an offer from the airline of 25,000 euros compensation for their suffering

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Germanwings crash: France mulls manslaughter charges

The chief prosecutor investigating the Germanwings plane crash says he is considering whether manslaughter charges can be brought. Brice Robin claims

The chief prosecutor investigating the Germanwings plane crash says he is considering whether manslaughter charges can be brought. Brice Robin claims

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Germanwings high school students' remains arrive home in Haltern

It was the end of a long wait for the families of high school students killed in the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Nearly three months

It was the end of a long wait for the families of high school students killed in the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Nearly three months

Science_technology

Tracking pilots' brains to reduce risk of human error

Earlier this year, a Germanwings jet carrying 150 people crashed into a remote area of the French Alps, killing everyone on board. Authorities say

Earlier this year, a Germanwings jet carrying 150 people crashed into a remote area of the French Alps, killing everyone on board. Authorities say

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Germanwings crash: remains of all victims identified

All of the human remains found at the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps have now been identified, according to the prosecutor in the case. It

All of the human remains found at the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps have now been identified, according to the prosecutor in the case. It

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Germanwings pilot's 'preparations' for fatal crash went unnoticed

. Questions are being asked as to how co-pilot Andreas Lubitz could have been prevented from crashing a Germanwings Airbus into the Alps in March.

. Questions are being asked as to how co-pilot Andreas Lubitz could have been prevented from crashing a Germanwings Airbus into the Alps in March.

Business

Lufthansa honours victims of Germanwings crash at AGM

Lufthansa shareholders have met for their annual meeting in Hamburg just over a month after 150 passenger and crew died in the Germanwings crash.

Lufthansa shareholders have met for their annual meeting in Hamburg just over a month after 150 passenger and crew died in the Germanwings crash.

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Spain held state funerals in honour of Germanwings crash victims

A memorial service for the victims who died in the Germanwings’ flight crash, in the French Alps, was held at Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia

A memorial service for the victims who died in the Germanwings’ flight crash, in the French Alps, was held at Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia

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Lufthansa doctors 'recommended continued treatment for Lubitz'

The German newspaper Bild says Lufthansa doctors had recommended that pilot Andreas Lubitz should be given psychological treatment, despite

The German newspaper Bild says Lufthansa doctors had recommended that pilot Andreas Lubitz should be given psychological treatment, despite

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Germanwings to sue woman who claimed to be a grieving relative

Germanwings parent company Lufthansa is considering taking legal action against a woman it says took several free flights from Germany to southern

Germanwings parent company Lufthansa is considering taking legal action against a woman it says took several free flights from Germany to southern

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More questions about medical oversight of pilots after Alps crash

Further questions are being asked about the quality of checks on pilots in the wake of the French Alps plane crash. Germany’s Federal Aviation Office

Further questions are being asked about the quality of checks on pilots in the wake of the French Alps plane crash. Germany’s Federal Aviation Office

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Germanwings co-pilot Lubitz 'sped up' plane, say investigators

Analysts say a study of data from the second black box, recovered after last week's passenger plane crash in the French Alps, reveals co-pilot Andreas Lubitz manipulated the autopilot to reduce the ai

Analysts say a study of data from the second black box, recovered after last week's passenger plane crash in the French Alps, reveals co-pilot Andreas Lubitz manipulated the autopilot to reduce the ai

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French investigators find second "black box" from Germanwings crash

French authorities say they have found the second black box of the Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps last week, killing 150 people. The

French authorities say they have found the second black box of the Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps last week, killing 150 people. The

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Lufthansa's claim of 100% pilot fitness jars credibility

Germany’s airline Lufthansa, parent company for several other airlines as well, is trying to recover and stabilise its credibility in the aftermath

Germany’s airline Lufthansa, parent company for several other airlines as well, is trying to recover and stabilise its credibility in the aftermath

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Controversy over footage recovered from Germanwings plane crash

French magazine Paris Match and German daily Bild report that a cellphone video found in the Germanwings wreckage shows the flight's last moments

French magazine Paris Match and German daily Bild report that a cellphone video found in the Germanwings wreckage shows the flight's last moments