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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# French Alps

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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.
Four climbers killed in French Alps
Four people, including an Italian man and two French women, were killed in three separate accidents.
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 avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter
An investigation has been launched into the incident.
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.
Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps
Over 4,000 travellers have been stranded due to the heavy snow.
150 skiers spent Christmas Eve trapped on lifts in the French Alps
They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.
At least four dead after avalanche in French Alps
Five people are still buried under a huge mass of snow,” said a rescue official.
Five people died in a deadly weekend for extreme sports in the Alps
Four separate accidents caused the five deaths.
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.
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.
Soldier (39) killed while attempting Alps wingsuit jump
He died after jumping off the 2,525 metre-high summit of Le Brevent.
Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers
There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.
Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies
Andreas Lubitz is understood to have had treatment “several years ago”.
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.
"We haven't found a single body intact" - French Alps rescuers finding remains
Between 400 and 600 pieces of remains have been recovered.
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.
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.
Incredibly lucky goats survive avalanche in nerve-racking video
See how they did it…
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.
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.
Three people shot dead in a car on French island of Corsica
Their bodies were found in the north of the island earlier today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Irishman dies and another injured in French Alps crash
A 40-year-old seasonal worker died in the crash over the weekend.