Six people face investigation over Italy avalanche deaths

Six people face investigation over Italy avalanche deaths

Days after the avalanche that killed 29 in January, reports emerged that calls for help were dismissed by authorities as a hoax , and emergency response vehicles were delayed by roads which hadn't been cleared of snow.

Italy’s firefighters crowned the best in the world

Italy’s firefighters crowned the best in the world

Avalanche rescuers mourn six colleagues who died in helicopter crash

Avalanche rescuers mourn six colleagues who died in helicopter crash

In videos: How Italian rescuers reached avalanche survivors

In videos: How Italian rescuers reached avalanche survivors

Rescuers describe ‘apocalyptic scenes’ at avalanche site

Rescuers describe ‘apocalyptic scenes’ at avalanche site

Video: Firefighters save cats and dogs from earthquake rubble

Video: Firefighters save cats and dogs from earthquake rubble

Cat rescued after 32 days trapped in quake rubble

Cat rescued after 32 days trapped in quake rubble

The incredible hero dogs of Italy’s earthquake

The incredible hero dogs of Italy’s earthquake

Italy moves to bail out savers hit by bank plan

Italy moves to bail out savers hit by bank plan

Man kills himself as bank failure wipes out savings

Man kills himself as bank failure wipes out savings

Hero cats save elderly Italian woman from fire

Hero cats save elderly Italian woman from fire

Puppy lost at sea saved by sailors off Naples

Puppy lost at sea saved by sailors off Naples

British navy ship in migrant rescue

British navy ship in migrant rescue

Lombardy to charge for mountain rescue

Lombardy to charge for mountain rescue

Italy mounts rescue for ‘drifting’ migrant ship

Italy mounts rescue for ‘drifting’ migrant ship

Italian ferry tragedy turns to murder mystery

Italian ferry tragedy turns to murder mystery

Ten dead and 40 missing from blaze-hit ferry

Ten dead and 40 missing from blaze-hit ferry

Italy salutes ferry’s Captain Courageous

Italy salutes ferry’s Captain Courageous

‘I was absolutely terrified’: ferry survivor

‘I was absolutely terrified’: ferry survivor

Italian paraglider saved from electricity cables

Italian paraglider saved from electricity cables

Two climbers killed in Italy avalanche

Two climbers killed in Italy avalanche

Italian rescuers search for missing pair

Italian rescuers search for missing pair

German tourist rescued from Mount Etna

German tourist rescued from Mount Etna

‘Miracle’ as family saved from Italian mountain

‘Miracle’ as family saved from Italian mountain

Two Italian officers to stand trial over 2013 shipwreck that killed 260 migrants

Two Italian officers to stand trial over 2013 shipwreck that killed 260 migrants

Spain, Portugal to take in most of Aquarius migrants

Spain, Portugal to take in most of Aquarius migrants

Rescued migrants allowed to land in Italy after two-day wait at sea

Rescued migrants allowed to land in Italy after two-day wait at sea

Baby dies at sea as hundreds seek to cross stormy Mediterranean

Baby dies at sea as hundreds seek to cross stormy Mediterranean

More than 900 migrants rescued off Libya

More than 900 migrants rescued off Libya

Italy’s coastguard: 3,000 people rescued on Saturday

Italy’s coastguard: 3,000 people rescued on Saturday

Frenzied rescues in Med save over 2,000 migrants

Frenzied rescues in Med save over 2,000 migrants

Over 1000 migrants rescued on Thursday: Italian coastguard

Over 1000 migrants rescued on Thursday: Italian coastguard

146 migrants feared missing after boat capsizes in Med

146 migrants feared missing after boat capsizes in Med

Italy steps up investigation into charity-funded migrant rescue boats

Italy steps up investigation into charity-funded migrant rescue boats

Baby girl born on migrant rescue boat

Baby girl born on migrant rescue boat

Mediterranean ministers aim to ‘govern migratory movement’, not be governed by them

Mediterranean ministers aim to ‘govern migratory movement’, not be governed by them

3000 migrants rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard

3000 migrants rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard

Over 100 rescued migrants arrive in Lampedusa after turbulent journey

Over 100 rescued migrants arrive in Lampedusa after turbulent journey

Almost 1000 migrants were rescued off Libya on Thursday: Italian coastguard

Almost 1000 migrants were rescued off Libya on Thursday: Italian coastguard

Italy’s coast guard rescues another 700 people off Libyan coast

Italy’s coast guard rescues another 700 people off Libyan coast

Italy rescued hundreds of people off the Libyan coast last night

Italy rescued hundreds of people off the Libyan coast last night

EU migrant plan will ‘send children back to a living hell’, rights groups say

EU migrant plan will ‘send children back to a living hell’, rights groups say

Over 1,750 saved at sea as Italy prepares for summit on stemming migrant flow

Over 1,750 saved at sea as Italy prepares for summit on stemming migrant flow

Italian coastguard: More than 1,400 people rescued at sea in 24 hours

Italian coastguard: More than 1,400 people rescued at sea in 24 hours

Seven dead in new migrant boat tragedies: Italy

Seven dead in new migrant boat tragedies: Italy

Coastguard: 1,300 migrants rescued, 16 found dead

Coastguard: 1,300 migrants rescued, 16 found dead

Two dead as over 700 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Two dead as over 700 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

1,400 saved in Med as migrant arrivals in Italy reach record high

1,400 saved in Med as migrant arrivals in Italy reach record high

Italy migrant arrivals hit record as eight die in Med

Italy migrant arrivals hit record as eight die in Med

Another 100 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Another 100 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Winter worries for migrant rescue ships off Libya

Winter worries for migrant rescue ships off Libya

Around 100 missing after migrant boat capsize in Med

Around 100 missing after migrant boat capsize in Med

No end in sight to migrant carnage in Mediterranean

No end in sight to migrant carnage in Mediterranean

100 feared dead in Mediterranean after migrant boat capsize

100 feared dead in Mediterranean after migrant boat capsize

Dozens feared dead in new Mediterranean migrant sinking

Dozens feared dead in new Mediterranean migrant sinking

Five dead as Med migrant death toll continues to rise

Five dead as Med migrant death toll continues to rise

Italian ‘heroes’ probed for manslaughter over 2013 Lampedusa shipwreck

Italian ‘heroes’ probed for manslaughter over 2013 Lampedusa shipwreck

Italy expects more migrants than ever before in 2016

Italy expects more migrants than ever before in 2016

Italian coastguard: 1,400 migrants rescued off Libya on Thursday

Italian coastguard: 1,400 migrants rescued off Libya on Thursday

Five bodies recovered, 300 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Five bodies recovered, 300 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Fifteen migrants lost at sea off Libya in nighttime horror

Fifteen migrants lost at sea off Libya in nighttime horror

The battle of migrant rescue ‘angels’ to save lives

The battle of migrant rescue ‘angels’ to save lives

New photos show horror of the Mediterranean’s never-ending migrant tragedy

New photos show horror of the Mediterranean’s never-ending migrant tragedy

At least 32 migrants dead off Libya: coastguard

At least 32 migrants dead off Libya: coastguard

Nine dead as Italy rescues 6,055 migrants on disaster anniversary

Nine dead as Italy rescues 6,055 migrants on disaster anniversary

First Remembrance Day for Lampedusa migrants marked in Italy

First Remembrance Day for Lampedusa migrants marked in Italy

Migrant boats claim five lives off Italian coast

Migrant boats claim five lives off Italian coast

3,400 migrants rescued over the weekend: Italy coastguard

3,400 migrants rescued over the weekend: Italy coastguard

3,000 migrants saved off Libya a day after record rescue

3,000 migrants saved off Libya a day after record rescue

Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya: coastguard

Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya: coastguard

Rescue boats recover 17 migrant bodies off Italy

Rescue boats recover 17 migrant bodies off Italy

Striking pictures capture moment of migrant shipwreck

Striking pictures capture moment of migrant shipwreck

Italy rescues 1,850 migrants in Strait of Sicily

Italy rescues 1,850 migrants in Strait of Sicily

Italy rescues over 1,500 migrants in Strait of Sicily

Italy rescues over 1,500 migrants in Strait of Sicily

Two migrants dead as Italy rescues 2,000 off Libya

Two migrants dead as Italy rescues 2,000 off Libya

Italy rescues 700 migrants and recovers four bodies

Italy rescues 700 migrants and recovers four bodies

Italy recovers six bodies from sinking migrant dinghy

Italy recovers six bodies from sinking migrant dinghy

One dead, 650 rescued in Med: Italy coastguard

One dead, 650 rescued in Med: Italy coastguard

Renzi vows to aid savers hit by bank rescue

Renzi vows to aid savers hit by bank rescue

Over 1,800 migrants rescued from six boats

Over 1,800 migrants rescued from six boats

500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

4,500 refugees rescued off Libya in one day

4,500 refugees rescued off Libya in one day

Shipwreck survivors thank Irish saviours

Shipwreck survivors thank Irish saviours

A year of Mare Nostrum: Italy’s ‘proud’ rescuers

A year of Mare Nostrum: Italy’s ‘proud’ rescuers

EU to support Italy’s migrant sea patrols

EU to support Italy’s migrant sea patrols

Italy saved nearly 100,000 boat migrants this year

Italy saved nearly 100,000 boat migrants this year

30 migrants die as 5,000 are saved

30 migrants die as 5,000 are saved

‘Italy fails to protect migrant children’: charity

‘Italy fails to protect migrant children’: charity

175 freezing migrants found floating in Med

175 freezing migrants found floating in Med

Dead migrant found among 110 saved

Dead migrant found among 110 saved

VIDEO: Syrian baby born after refugee sea rescue

VIDEO: Syrian baby born after refugee sea rescue