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Several students feared dead in Japan avalanche

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.

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.

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Avalanche in Tignes: the all-clear is sounded

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.

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.

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France: Three family members killed in Alpine avalanche

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 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…

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Italy holds first funerals for avalanche dead

The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.

The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.

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Italy avalanche hotel: Death toll rises as desperate search continues

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…

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…

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Body of seventh victim found in Italy hotel avalanche

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 body of a seventh victim has been found amid the ruins of a mountain hotel in central Italy following last week’s avalanche.

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Desperate search for survivors of avalanche-hit hotel in Italy continues into the night

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

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

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Champion snowboarder Balet killed in avalanche

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

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

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'Six dead' in avalanche in Italian Alps, others missing

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

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

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Five killed in 'massive' avalanche in Austrian Alps

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 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

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A second deadly avalanche in French Alps kills five soldiers

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

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

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Teacher charged with manslaughter after French Alps avalanche deaths

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

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

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Safety on the slopes: skiiers taught avalanche awareness

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

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

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French Alps avalanche: teacher led class onto closed, black-rated ski track

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into manslaughter after three people, including two teenagers, died in an avalanche in the French Alps on Wednesday.

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into manslaughter after three people, including two teenagers, died in an avalanche in the French Alps on Wednesday.

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Lyon students in shock after avalanche deaths

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

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

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At least 3 dead in French Alps avalanche

An avalanche in the French Alps hit a group of ten schoolchildren and their accompanying teacher, killing at least three people and seriously

An avalanche in the French Alps hit a group of ten schoolchildren and their accompanying teacher, killing at least three people and seriously

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Avalanche in remote part of Norway kills one and injures nine

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

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