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Avalanche destroys Italian hotel, up to 30 feared dead under snow

A huge avalanche swallowed up a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris, officials said on Thursday.

More than 24 hours after the avalanche hit, the Civil Protection department said just two bodies had been recovered.  Read more.

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