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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
# Courchevel
# Courchevel

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

Jan 20th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,516 Views 0 Comments

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
# Climbing Accidents
# Climbing Accidents

Four climbers killed in French Alps

Jul 30th 2018, 7:56 AM 22,217 Views 0 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,326 Views 0 Comments

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
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

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

Feb 18th 2018, 6:42 PM 24,321 Views 4 Comments

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
# French Alps
# French Alps

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

Jan 4th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,742 Views 3 Comments

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
# Stranded
# Stranded

Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps

Dec 31st 2017, 12:54 PM 18,424 Views 8 Comments

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
# All Downhill From Here
# All Downhill From Here

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

Dec 25th 2017, 11:21 AM 16,176 Views 9 Comments

They were all rescued in time for Christmas Day.

# french-alps - Monday 13 February, 2017

At least four dead after avalanche in French Alps
# Tignes
# Tignes

At least four dead after avalanche in French Alps

Feb 13th 2017, 1:59 PM 9,918 Views 2 Comments

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
# Deadly Pursuits
# Deadly Pursuits

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

Aug 15th 2016, 1:24 PM 21,649 Views 27 Comments

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
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

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

Mar 7th 2016, 1:10 PM 18,198 Views 30 Comments

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
# Soldiers Killed
# Soldiers Killed

Five members of the French Foreign Legion killed in Alps avalanche

Jan 18th 2016, 6:45 PM 24,893 Views 0 Comments

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
# French Alps
# French Alps

Soldier (39) killed while attempting Alps wingsuit jump

Dec 27th 2015, 8:09 AM 21,654 Views 10 Comments

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
# Brave
# Brave

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:31 AM 26,121 Views 36 Comments

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
# French Alps
# French Alps

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Mar 30th 2015, 3:12 PM 24,664 Views 57 Comments

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
# Flight 4U 9525
# Flight 4U 9525

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

Mar 29th 2015, 2:33 PM 46,834 Views 70 Comments

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
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

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

Mar 27th 2015, 4:17 PM 34,669 Views 39 Comments

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
# Alps Plane Tragedy
# Alps Plane Tragedy

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

Mar 25th 2015, 10:16 PM 36,761 Views 40 Comments

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
# Michael Schumacher
# Michael Schumacher

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

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:55 AM 21,278 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Incredibly lucky goats survive avalanche in nerve-racking video

Dec 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 1,712 Views 0 Comments

See how they did it…

# french-alps - Monday 24 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 24th 2013, 11:50 AM 10,577 Views 16 Comments

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
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

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

Oct 20th 2012, 12:06 PM 8,843 Views 12 Comments

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
# France
# France

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

Sep 11th 2012, 3:47 PM 18,653 Views 15 Comments

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
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

Girl, 7, who survived Alps shooting wakes from coma

Sep 9th 2012, 6:07 PM 9,993 Views 16 Comments

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
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

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

Sep 9th 2012, 1:11 PM 6,251 Views 2 Comments

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'
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

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

Sep 8th 2012, 5:51 PM 4,733 Views 2 Comments

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
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

Family of girls who survived Alps shooting arrive in France

Sep 8th 2012, 2:02 PM 6,526 Views 9 Comments

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
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

Alps shooting: Brother denies involvement as police search for clues

Sep 7th 2012, 6:44 PM 9,589 Views 13 Comments

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
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Sep 6th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,510 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

French president vows to find killers of British family
# ALPS SHOOTING
# ALPS SHOOTING

French president vows to find killers of British family

Sep 6th 2012, 6:03 PM 10,924 Views 14 Comments

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
# Alps
# Alps

Two French climbers found dead in Alps

Jul 16th 2012, 7:12 PM 3,722 Views 2 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 12th 2012, 8:06 PM 8,534 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Six climbers reported dead after Alps avalanche
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Six climbers reported dead after Alps avalanche

Jul 12th 2012, 11:09 AM 4,074 Views 5 Comments

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
# French Alps
# French Alps

Irishman dies and another injured in French Alps crash

Jan 17th 2012, 7:34 AM 3,304 Views 3 Comments

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