Italy quake

Italy quake: Up to 30 feared dead after avalanche buries hotel

Italy's Civil Protection agency confirmed the Hotel Rigopiano had been engulfed by a two ­meter high wall of snow and that emergency services were struggling to get ambulances and diggers to the site, RTE reports. The agency said there had been around 30

Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged €50m (£42m) in funds for rebuilding, BBC reports. At least 268 people are now known to have died and 400 were injured. Teams have continued to search the rubble of toppled buildings for a second night. However,