The Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps, with its distinctive shape, is universally recognizable. It has posed a challenge to generations of mountaineers, while skiers enjoy a spectacular view from its slopes.
A marriage proposal on the Matterhorn: It's the kind of thing that only happens in Zermatt, playground of the rich and famous. We visit one of Switzerland's most famous ski resorts.
A study has found climate change may cause 90 percent of glaciers in the Alps to melt by the end of the century. It comes after a handful of European states agreed to better protect the Alps against climate change.
From September 29, the cabins of the "Matterhorn Glacier Ride" will hover to Europe's highest mountain railway station. The aim is to transport 2,000 passengers per hour quickly and safely to the Swiss mountain paradise.
Tourists in the Swiss resort town of Zermatt under the Matterhorn mountain peak have been stranded for the second time in a month. Officials expected more snow overnight.
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