For sale: Company where 155 died


Electricity provider Verbund is selling its share in the Gletscherbahn Kaprun that was responsible for the worst winter sports tragedy in Austrian history when 155 people died. The Gletscherbahn Kaprun disaster was a fire that occurred in an ascending railway car in the tunnel of the Gletscherbahn 2 railway on 11 November 2000. The disaster […]

Avalanche sweeps away three at ski race

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An avalanche that decimated a free-style race between 50 skiers and snowboarders injured three.The race, which started at 1pm on Saturday in an off-piste area near Ischgl in Tyrol’s Landeck district ended in disaster when it triggered a 90 metre-wide avalanche that swept away three of the participants, police said.Two were partially buried, and a […]