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#French Alps

# french-alps - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort

The cause of the fire at the ski resort of Courchevel was not immediately known.

# french-alps - Monday 30 July, 2018

Four climbers killed in French Alps

Four people, including an Italian man and two French women, were killed in three separate accidents.

# french-alps - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

# french-alps - Sunday 18 February, 2018

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

# french-alps - Thursday 4 January, 2018

French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe

In other extreme weather, three hundred goats were killed in the wildfire at Chiatra-Canale di Verde.

# french-alps - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps

Over 4,000 travellers have been stranded due to the heavy snow.

# french-alps - Monday 25 December, 2017

150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps

They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.

# french-alps - Monday 13 February, 2017

At least four dead after avalanche in French Alps

Five people are still buried under a huge mass of snow,” said a rescue official.

# french-alps - Monday 15 August, 2016

Five people died in a deadly weekend for extreme sports in the Alps

Four separate accidents caused the five deaths.

# french-alps - Monday 7 March, 2016

Two French teenage girls who attempted to go to Syria to join Isis returned home

The mother of one of the girls said she had caught her daughter trying to leave for Syria two years ago.

# french-alps - Monday 18 January, 2016

Five members of the French Foreign Legion killed in Alps avalanche

They were among a group of 50 soldiers taking part in a skiing exercise.

# french-alps - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Soldier (39) killed while attempting Alps wingsuit jump

He died after jumping off the 2,525 metre-high summit of Le Brevent.

# french-alps - Friday 3 April, 2015

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.

# french-alps - Monday 30 March, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Andreas Lubitz is understood to have had treatment “several years ago”.

# french-alps - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps

It also emerged today that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, believed to have crashed the plane, sought treatment for problems with his sight.

# french-alps - Friday 27 March, 2015

"We haven't found a single body intact" - French Alps rescuers finding remains

Between 400 and 600 pieces of remains have been recovered.

# french-alps - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Some data recovered - but as yet we don't have "the slightest explanation" for the crash

The plane, carrying 144 passengers, plunged for eight minutes before hitting the side of a mountain – with no survivors.

# french-alps - Friday 3 January, 2014

Schumacher family: Michael's a fighter and will not give up

As the racing legend lies in coma on his 45th birthday, it emerged that the impact of his accident split his helmet in two.

# french-alps - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Incredibly lucky goats survive avalanche in nerve-racking video Whoa

Incredibly lucky goats survive avalanche in nerve-racking video

See how they did it…

# french-alps - Monday 24 June, 2013

Brother arrested over murder of Iraqi-British family in French Alps

Police in Britain have arrested Zaid al-Hilli in connection with the murder of his brother Saad, his wife and his mother-in-law in the French Alps last year.

# french-alps - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Alps shooting: Authorities don't know who was shot first

The French prosecutor investigating the shooting dead of four people in the French Alps last month was denying an earlier report that the cyclist and not the family were shot first.

# french-alps - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Three people shot dead in a car on French island of Corsica

Their bodies were found in the north of the island earlier today.

# french-alps - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Girl, 7, who survived Alps shooting wakes from coma

The girl’s younger sister has returned to Britain as police continue to probe the shooting that has shocked Europe.

Four-year-old survivor of Alps shooting to return to Britain

Zeena al-Hilli will be accompanied by her aunt and uncle who travelled to France to bring her home as French police say they are to re-examine the crime scene in the Alpine beauty spot.

# french-alps - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Alps shooting: Police say investigation will be 'long and complex'

Officers from the French police have arrived at the Surrey home of the family who were shot dead while on holiday in the French Alps earlier this week.

Family of girls who survived Alps shooting arrive in France

Seven-year-old Zainab remains in a medically induced coma after being shot and badly beaten in the attack.

# french-alps - Friday 7 September, 2012

Alps shooting: Brother denies involvement as police search for clues

Mystery deepens as chief prosecutor rules out hypothesis of a family dispute causing the shooting dead of four people. Investigators are waiting to talk to one of the two young girls who survived the attack.

# french-alps - Thursday 6 September, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

French president vows to find killers of British family

The Franch president Francois Hollande today vowed to ‘do everything’ to find the killers.

# french-alps - Monday 16 July, 2012

Two French climbers found dead in Alps

The two men, aged 24 and 26, were discovered at the bottom of the south face of Mount Rouies in the Massif des Ecrins.

# french-alps - Thursday 12 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Six climbers reported dead after Alps avalanche

Eight people are also reported injured in the incident, which occurred as the people were climbing Mont Maudit at 5.25am today.

# french-alps - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Irishman dies and another injured in French Alps crash

A 40-year-old seasonal worker died in the crash over the weekend.