- Sky News
- An avalanche in the Alps kills three skiers and injures two in Valais, Switzerland.
- Five people are killed in an avalanche that buried 17 Czechs in Austria.
- A cable car crash at Solden, Otztal, in the Austrian Alps leaves nine people dead when a helicopter carrying construction materials dropped concrete onto the cable.
- An avalanche destroys the Austrian village of Galtr, killing 31.
- Denmark's parliament votes 75-30 to ban garments that cover the face, which includes Islamic veils such as the niqab and burqa. Those violating the law risk a fine of 1,000 kroner. Similar bans already exist in Austria, Belgium and France.