The world's longest rail tunnel is set to open in Switzerland. It took 17 years to complete. A Swiss photographer has portrayed people whose lives will be affected by it.
The Ceneri Base Tunnel is the final piece in a mammoth Swiss project to carve a new rail route through the Alps. In the future, the route should be able to connect the North Sea with the Mediterranean.
Italy, France and Germany want to see all EU ski resorts shut during the winter season. But the governments of member states such as Austria disagree. It's not just a fight over winter fun: A lot of money is on the line.
The warnings were applied to several regions within France, as well as Geneva, Prague and parts of Croatia. Meanwhile, India saw another record daily case increase with nearly 96,000 new infections. DW has the latest.
Two skiers have become the latest victims of the extreme weather hitting the Alps. The amount of snow falling has broken records in several ski resorts.
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