Italian authorities have closed roads and ordered the evacuation of huts on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, following warnings that part of a glacier could collapse at any moment.
Forget the Amalfi Coast, Capri and the Riviera. The hottest destination in Italy these days is Lake Como.
Conquering Western Europe's highest peak is an ambition shared by many climbers, but one Mont Blanc summit attempt cut some serious corners en route to the top.
With its stunning Alpine peaks and placid crystal clear lakes, Austria is the epitome of idyllic.
Hearts thumping under thin race suits, eyes wide beneath goggles, they edge their skis under the starting wand and let out one big, final breath.
Emergency services on Saturday found the bodies of two people missing after a helicopter and a small plane collided above a glacier in the Italian Alps the previous day, taking the total number killed to seven.
At least 16 people have died in avalanche-related accidents in Europe since the start of the year, as severe winter weather grips parts of the continent.
Dramatic footage of a helicopter partially landing on a mountain side shows the incredible moment a skier was rescued from the French Alps.
You know you're a skier when winter daydreams involve swooping down sparkling slopes on far off majestic mountains.
If there's one takeaway from this year's World's Ski Awards, it's that Europe is the premier skiing destination in the world.
About half a million voters in Trentino-South Tyrol, Italy's northernmost region, head to the polls Sunday to elect a new regional parliament, and two local authorities.
A vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps on Saturday, killing all 20 people on board, police said.