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April Fools! Round-up of the UK’s best pranks
In true April Fool’s Day spirit, newspapers, celebrities and companies have shared their obligatory annual pranks. Here is RT’s round-up of the funniest, silliest and most downright terrible jokes.

01.04.2015 08:27

Manhattan explosion highlights illegal gas hookups
New York City officials have indicated that the cause of last week’s blast in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan was caused by an improperly accessed natural gas line, calling into question the frequency of such configurations.

31.03.2015 18:13

Germanwings co-pilot told Lufthansa in 2009 about 'severe depression'
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps with 150 people on board last week, informed Lufthansa of his psychological problems in 2009.

31.03.2015 17:22

NSA gate attack: Those responsible were ‘more interested in grabbing attention’
Those who attacked that NSA in well-guarded Fort Meade sought to get attention, Daniel Wagner, CEO of Country Risk Solutions, told RT. If they wanted to have a greater impact on the US public or pose thereat, they would’ve gone for a soft target.

31.03.2015 10:12

Turkey struck by biggest power cut in 15 years, investigation underway (VIDEO)
The worst power outage in 15 years struck most of Turkey on Tuesday, grounding flights and crippling rail networks. Localized blackouts continued as night fell.

31.03.2015 08:52

​TEPCO vows to release ‘all Fukushima radiation data’
The nuclear operator of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has announced that it plans to disclose all data on radiation levels recorded at the site in response to criticism of lack of transparency following the catastrophe.

31.03.2015 04:00

Germanwings co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies years ago - prosecutors
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps with 150 people on board last week, had undergone treatment for suicidal tendencies in the past, prosecutors said.

30.03.2015 13:23

‘Open the damn door!’ Germanwings captain’s desperate plea to Lubitz revealed
The captain of the doomed Germanwings plane shouted at his co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, “Open the damn door!” as he desperately tried to return to the cockpit. The harrowing plea has been revealed by the black box recording of the flight’s last minutes.

29.03.2015 08:30

​4 gas thieves killed, over 30 injured in Mexico as crashed tanker explodes
A heist to siphon off spilled gasoline from a crashed tanker in Mexico ended in tragedy with four dead and 34 people injured as the truck exploded.

29.03.2015 04:39

Germanwings co-pilot planned to 'make everyone remember' him, ex-girlfriend says
Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed an Airbus A320 into the French Alps, killing all 150 passengers aboard, had been planning to do something to "make everyone remember him," his ex-girlfriend has claimed in an interview.

28.03.2015 08:08

Russia-Montenegro Euro qualifier abandoned after 2 players hit by objects thrown by fans
Russia’s Euro 2016 qualifying match against Montenegro was abandoned after two Russian players were hit by objects thrown from the crowd. Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was hit by a flare, while Dmitry Kombarov was struck by a cigarette lighter.

27.03.2015 20:09

Cutting-edge tech to scan Fukushima for nuclear fuel flops in front of reporters
A presentation of state-of-the-art technology aimed to show the location of nuclear fuel molten debris at the crippled Fukushima plant in Japan ended in a flop, raising concerns about the $5 million project.

27.03.2015 16:57