Massive snow storm triggers chaos across Germany

A massive snow storm triggered chaos in Germany on Friday, causing severe disruption to transport nationwide and leaving parts of the country without power amid hurricane force winds.

State of emergency in effect in 13 municipalities as cold snap grips Serbia

After six days of heavy snowdrift and sub-zero temperatures, snow has stopped falling and temperatures are rising in Serbia but a state of emergency is still in force in 13 municipalities and navigation along the Sava, the Tisza and the Danube has been suspended due to ice.

US government closed for third day as north-east recovers from storm

The US government was closed for the third day in a row Tuesday as residents of Washington faced mountains of snow clogging streets and the region's schools remained shuttered.