The Germanwings Airbus was probably crashed deliberately. The way pilots are screened is now under scrutiny.
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
Anyone who wants to understand Vladimir Putin needs to know what happened to him on a night in Dresden in 1989.
How to make rice less calorific, and more news nuggets.
The week's big numbers, visualised.
Need an answer to annoying questions about your love life? The BBC looks at an app providing a "perfect solution".
David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled live on Thursday night - what can Twitter and Facebook tell us about the result?
Two Russian MPs from different political parties get married after falling in love in parliament.
Japan's prime minister says people should start work earlier during summer months for a better work-life balance.