A crash involving a car in an endurance race at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany, as part of the VLN Endurance Championship, has killed a spectator.
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the stricken Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps and killed all passengers, is believed to have “wanted to destroy the plane”.
As many as 150 passengers aboard a German budget airline are feared dead after the plane crashed in southern France, on route to Barcelona, French authorities have said.
Islamic State have claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen on a national museum in Tunisia, which killed at least 20 foreign nationals.
At least 19 people have been killed, including 17 foreign tourists, and a further 22 tourists injured, in a raid by unidentified gunmen on a museum in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia.
Anti-capitalist protesters in Frankfurt, who were protesting the opening of the European Central Bank’s new headquarters, have clashed with police and lit fires as the protests became violent.
Fighting has been reported near the Donetsk Airport in restive city in eastern Ukraine, despite a standing ceasefire between the two sides.
A 19-year-old German woman has been killed in Syria, while fighting Islamic State militants alongside Kurdish troops – according to Kurdish military officials.
Police officials in the German city of Bremen are heightening security, citing fears of an imminent Islamist threat.
Two passenger trains in Switzerland have collided with each other near the city of Zurich, injuring many of the people on board.