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Search goes on for clues in EgyptAir crash
A life jacket found among the wreckage. Photo: Courtesy of the Egyptian Armed Forces

Egypt has enlisted a submarine to search the Mediterranean seabed for the black boxes of the EgyptAir MS804, which crashed en route to Cairo from Paris.

Fewer passengers ride Eurostar over terror fears
Photo: Niklas Hallen/AFP

US and Asia travellers in particular are shunning the service.

Flight MS804
How good is security at Charles de Gaulle airport?
Photo: AFP

Flight MS804 took off from Charles de Gaulle airport, where dozens of workers had their "secure-zone" access revoked last year for "cases of radicalization". So how safe is it?

Missing flight MS804
Terror attack 'likeliest cause' of missing EgyptAir plane
File photo: Yusuke Kawasaki/Flickr

Several scenarios could explain the mysterious disappearance of the EgyptAir flight between Paris to Cairo, but experts say a terrorist attack is the most likely.

Britain's Future in Europe
Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?
The last view of Britain: the White Cliffs of Dover from a ferry. Photo: Luctor/WikimediaCommons

The right to move around Europe is an incredible privilege. Brits about to vote in their referendum should know that this right is at risk, says The Local's Managing Editor James Savage.

Missing flight MS804
Who was on board the EgyptAir flight from Paris?
File photo: Andy Buchanan/AFP

A passenger plane that took off from Paris last night has crashed with 66 people on board. Here's what we know about them.

Belgium 'ignored' Abdeslam's possible link to Isis
Photo: AFP

The terror suspect had reportedly been seen in a Facebook image featuring the Islamic State flag.

The death penalty film stirring emotions at Cannes
Director Boo Junfeng at Cannes. Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

Its director deals with the death penalty from the point of view of the hangman.

Boko Haram 'still a threat': France's Hollande
Hollande sees France as a natural liaison between its former colonies and English-speaking Nigeria. Photo: AFP

Boko Haram remains a threat despite “impressive” military gains against it, French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday, as regional and Western leaders gathered for talks on the Islamist threat.

Brexit vote
Brits: don't let bumbling councils steal your vote
A pro-EU campaigner hands out leaflets in London. Photo: Justin Tallis/AFP

If you're a Brit anxious to have your say in the EU referendum, don't let bumbling bureaucrats deprive you of your rights, says Laura Shields.

French is the world's 'second favourite language to learn'
Photo: Christian Hornick

The Germans may have a more powerful economy than the French, but their language trails a long way behind.

Morocco jails brother of alleged Paris attacks leader
Moroccan intelligence helped put French investigators on the trail of Abdelhamid Abaaoud. Photo: AFP

A Moroccan court has sentenced the younger brother of suspected Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud to two years in prison on charges including justifying terrorism, state media reported.

'Donald Trump is probably a bad man': French PM
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, left, called Trump a bad man. Photo: AFP

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls accused the presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of being a "bad man" Friday, having previously criticised him over his views on Muslims.

French Muslim sent home from school over long skirt
Photo: AFP

Her skirt was deemed to be "conspicuously religious".

Why the baby brain can learn two languages at same time
How do babies learn language? Photo: Irene Zaccari / Flickr

Is it confusing for babies to learn two languages simultaneously?

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