Keyword: French Alps

Suspect in French Alps murders is an 'ex-policeman'

The 48-year-old is said to be a quiet 'mountain man' and a gun enthusiast but authorities stress he has no direct link with any of the victims.

Man arrested in Alps murder probe

French authorities probing murder of British family and French cyclist say the 48-year-old local man had 'not appeared on their radar' until now.

Schumacher battles for life after French ski fall

Doctors say they are working around the clock to save life of Formula One racing legend who is now in 'critical condition' after fall in French Alps.

Briton faces fine for wearing Nazi uniform at stag party in France

French prosecutors have demanded Mark Fournier be fined 1,500 euros for the illegal stunt during a party organised by British MP Aiden Burley.

French Alps murder victim 'recorded all his calls'

One year after a British family and a French cyclist were murdered near Annecy, British and French investyigators claim 'great advances' in the case.

Two Italian women and French couple die in French Alps climbing accidents

The Italian women died in an avalanche while the bodies of two French climbers were found after apparently falling down a crevasse.

Brother of French Alps murder victim released on bail

The 54-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, has been freed 'pending further enquiries', say British police.

French police to quiz Swiss gunman over Alps massacre of British family

Police investigating the September murders of a British family in the French Alps want to question Swiss gunman who killed three women on Wednesday.

Doubts cast on Alps murders media claims

Media reports on the shooting of four people in the French Alps have been questioned by owners of the campsite where the al-Hilli family stayed.

New evidence emerges in French Alps murders case

New eye-witness evidence emerges of family massacre that left four dead, including initial crime scene and strange behaviour of victim days earlier.

One gun only used in French Alps massacre

A single weapon was used in the gunning down of four people, including a British family, in woodland near Lake Annecy in the French Alps.

Mystery continues to surround UK family murders in French Alps

French investigators still searching a motive for shooting of a British family in the French Alps that left four dead and a child seriously wounded.

French Alps shooting: live update of investigation

Embarassed officials explain why four year-old girl was left hiding under her dead mother eight hours after police found murder victims' car. 

Four dead in French Alps mystery shooting massacre of family from Surrey

Two young girls are the only survivors of a shooting attack on a holidaying family from Britain that left four dead in woodland in the French Alps.

Mont Blanc summer avalanche in France leaves 9 climbers dead

Three Britons, three Germans, two Spaniards and one Swiss climber died in the tragedy on the slopes of Mont Maudit.