Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the wreckage.

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Four oil workers have been killed and 16 others injured in a fire on a shallow-water platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

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35 killed during Yemen airstrikes

Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions across Yemen today as a missile strike on a dairy factory killed 35 workers, authorities said, as both ...

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Three killed in Alps avalanche

Three foreign tourists – two Austrians and an Italian – have died in an avalanche in the French Alps, officials said.

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Lucky couple win the lotto for a second time

A couple from Scunthorpe, England have won £1,000,000 on the EuroMillions lottery for a second time.

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Nine UK nationals detained after a suspected attempt to enter Syria

The Turkish army reports that it has arrested nine UK nationals who are suspected of trying to cross into Syria.

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Policeman convicted of 'cannibal' murder said 'I never thought I'd sink so low'

A German police officer has been convicted of murder for killing a man he met in an internet chat forum devoted to cannibalism.

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UK man jailed for killing 'smiley and cheerful' baby son

The father of an 11-month-old baby boy who died after suffering a skull fracture during an assault has been jailed for 10 years by a UK court today.

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Lufthansa chiefs at Alps crash site

The heads of Lufthansa and its low-cost airline Germanwings are visiting the site of the crash that killed 150 people, amid mounting questions about the co-pilot ...

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Oil billionaire heir Getty found dead

A man found dead in a Los Angeles home is Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, his family have said.

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Gaza man 'duped' over Banksy mural

A Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than £120.

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Buhari returns to power in Nigeria

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in the country’s election, paving the way for an unprecedented peaceful transfer of power.

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World's oldest person dies aged 117

The world’s oldest person has died in Japan nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday.

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Iran nuclear talks go on past deadline

Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out an agreement.

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