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Sunday 03 May 2009
Six people were killed in an avalanche near the ski resort of Soelden in the Austrian Alps, media said on today quoting police and rescue services in the isolated high-altitude region.
Monday 09 March 2009
There is a story told by NHS nurses about a man who turned up at accident and emergency walking in a strange manner and telling a confused tale.
Saturday 28 February 2009
Friday 30 January 2009
Recalling the icy landscapes of Fargo and Affliction, Peter Anthony's debut delivers all the pay offs of a cinematic chiller. Set in Immaculate, a small Minnesota farming community, the township is knee-deep in roadside shrines and creepy garden-front Madonnas – reminders of its immigrant past. It's Christmas Eve, and the town is hunkering down in readiness for a serious blizzard.
Monday 26 January 2009
Sunday 25 January 2009
Climbers were warned of a high avalanche risk today after three people were killed on a mountain.
Sunday 25 January 2009
Monday 12 January 2009
Sunday 11 January 2009
Saturday 10 January 2009
The 2008-9 ski season has been properly under way for a month, and it appears that projections of economic doom are thankfully not coming true. The world's largest ski-resort operator, the French Compagnie des Alps, has reported that sales were actually up 2.4 per cent over the crucial Christmas/New Year period.
Tuesday 30 December 2008
Eight snowmobilers buried in avalanches were missing Monday in western Canada's backcountry, and rescuers searching for the men faced "extreme" risk themselves from crashing snow.
Saturday 27 December 2008
Friday 19 December 2008
A mountaineering adventure more tense, more edge-of-the-seat suspenseful, than Touching the Void? Almost incredibly, this German drama, based on a true story, is that film.
Friday 05 December 2008
Sunday 31 August 2008
An angry war of words has broken out over free access to the summit of Mont Blanc after the death of eight climbers in an ice and rock avalanche on the Franco-Italian mountain.
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