EUROPE: Fog

At Southgate, near London, a queue of expectant voters lining up for a local election wound up at a fish & chips stand instead of the polling booth. At Southampton, the Queen Elizabeth, free at last of the dockers' strike and loaded with 1,600 passengers itching to be on the go, was unable to cast her moorings. Parisians could see scarcely 30 yards ahead. In Berlin the airlift was halted for 15 hours, and in Denmark harbors, fishing smacks rolled blindly and helplessly at anchor. Even in London's deep Underground last week there were wispy traces of the fog...

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