EUROPE: Coldest in Years

In Brussels one morning last week, 130 taxicabs were stalled by the cold. In The Netherlands' southern Limburg, milk companies gave up their bottling because the milk froze and cracked all the bottles. In Vienna services at famed St. Stephen's Cathedral had to be moved into the crypt. The people of sunny Nice, all set to celebrate the city's annual carnival, opened their windows to find a blanket of snow covering streets and palm trees. In Rome at least one moppet, seeing Rome's first real snowfall in his lifetime (ten years), begged permission of his parents to go out...

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