Rescue teams have begun the desperate search for survivors after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.
It was feared many people had been swept away by an avalanche which struck on a busy blue run near the popular resort in the French Alps. Rescuers now think no was caught up in the emergency.
Three members of the same family and their snowboarding instructor were killed in an Alpine avalanche on Monday – the worst such accident since the start of the ski-ing season in…
Three members of the same family are among four people who have been killed by an avalanche in the French ski resort Tignes
The Taliban militant group has announced it is engaging in rescue efforts in Afghanistan after heavy snowfall caused over 80 deaths in 48 hours.
The search and rescue operation at the avalanche-hit Hotel Rigopiano is over.
More bodies have been found in the buried ruins of a hotel in central Italy, razed by an avalanche a week ago today.
The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.
More bodies have been found in the buried ruins of a mountain hotel in central Italy as questions multiply over the official response to last week’s blizzards and deadly…
The body of a seventh victim has been found amid the ruins of a mountain hotel in central Italy following last week’s avalanche.
The mood of rescue workers at the Hotel Rigopiano has been sombre over the weekend.
Rescue workers in Italy are in a race against time to find further survivors following last week's avalanche.
The first rescue workers reached the Hotel Rigopiano at around 4am, some 11 hours after the avalanche struck central Italy.
Italian alpine rescuers pull out all in stops in bid to reach survivors buried in avalanche-hit hotel in Abruzzo.
Hopes had been fading fast of finding any of the 30 people including four children reported missing
Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str
Impossible to reach by car, emergency workers have been trying to access the Hotel Rigopiano by alternative methods.
Four people have died and up to 25 are missing after an avalanche struck the Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy.
Switzerland’s star snowboarder Estelle Balet was killed by an avalanche on Tuesday aged 21. Balet was making a promotional film in the canton of
Six skiers are reported to have been killed in an avalanche in the Italian Alps – one of the deadliest to hit the area in many years. Several other
Five people have been killed in what has been described as a “massive” avalanche in the Austrian Alps. Police say it struck skiiers from the Czech
Five French soldiers have died and eight others injured in an avalanche in the Alps. All were members of the French Foreign Legion and were part of a
A teacher who was among a group hit by an avalanche in the French Alps on Wednesday (January 13) has been charged with manslaughter. He and some of
The deadly avalanche in the French Alps (January 13), which has claimed the lives of three people, is a reminder of how dangerous the mountains can
French prosecutors have opened an investigation into manslaughter after three people, including two teenagers, died in an avalanche in the French Alps on Wednesday.
The students from Saint-Exupéry High School in Lyon, France, return the day after, struggling to come to terms with what happened the day before
An avalanche in the French Alps hit a group of ten schoolchildren and their accompanying teacher, killing at least three people and seriously
One person has died and nine others have been injured in an avalanche in the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard in the Arctic. Snow from