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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# the alps

Last year
Italy glacier collapse 'linked to' climate change, says Draghi
At least six people died in an avalanche triggered by the glacier collapsing.
All time
Tour de France stage dramatically abandoned due to sudden hailstorm
Organisers were forced to neutralise stage 19 on Friday afternoon.
13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.
Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland
An Italian man and a British man plunged to their deaths in the Alps.
Five people died in a deadly weekend for extreme sports in the Alps
Four separate accidents caused the five deaths.
French police arrest man for stabbing woman and three daughters
Local officials have said there is nothing to substantiate reports that the man had been offended by what the woman and girls had been wearing.
Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six
The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.
No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps
French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.