Praised by politicians and fellow authors as a true giant and an inspiration, German author GŁnter Grass has died.
French BEA aviation investigators say that evidence from a second Germanwings black box suggests that the crash, which killed 150 people, was deliberate.
A German newspaper reports that it has seen mobile phone footage shot by a passenger showing the final seconds of the Germanwings Airbus A320 before it crashed into the French Alps.
Recovery teams in the French Alps build a new road to access the wreckage and remains of the Germanwings crash, as 80 different strands of victims' DNA are identified.
Rescue efforts to try to locate the second black box from the downed Germanwings plane continue, as more information is revealed about the co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing the airliner.
At first it seemed a tragic accident, claiming 150 lives - but as the week drew on it emerged as something altogether more sinister. Channel 4 News looks back at how the Alpine crash unfolded.
Torn up documents, including doctor's notes consenting time off work dated for the day of the French Alps disaster, have been found at the home of Andreas Lubitz, German prosecutors say.
Police start searching properties in Dusseldorf after French authorities describe how Andreas Lubitz "refused to open" the cockpit door of the Airbus A320 and accelerated its descent "intentionally".
Reports that a pilot deliberately crashed the Germanwings Airbus 320 in the French Alps throws the spotlight not only on aircraft security but also on flight-deck manning.