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20 Jan 2013 12:59 GMT
Europe was shivering under a blanket of snow after heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures hit the continent this winter
Snow covered central Netherlands including Amsterdam with a 5-6 cm layer of snow causing a record 1003 km of traffic jams
Sub-zero temperatures left the streets of Zurich, Switzerland snow laden
Snow covered cars in Ingoldstadt, Germany where roads were forced to close amid plunging temperatures and icy conditions
The Tuileries gardens in central Paris, France was covered in a blanket of snow after being the city underwent days of snow flurries
More snow is expected in coming days with low temperatures in already snow covered areas such as Overwiesenthal, south eastern Germany
Streets across Europe were covered in snow and slush like shown here in Zagreb, Croatia
The extreme cold frosted public transportation like this bus window in Bucharest, Romania
Snow cut power to thousands of houses in South Wales, Britain and left thousands of passengers stranded at Heathrow airport in London due to grounded flights
The death toll from Eastern Europe(***)s freezing temperatures rose to more than 220, many of them homeless people tightening its grip on European cities including Stockholm, Sweden
The weather forced hundreds of schools to shut down across Sweden after temperatures dropped overnight making roads unsafe to travel on
The wintry conditions in Paris caused delays and cancellations on the transport network prompting the weather authority to issue severe weather warnings
In Kosovo, dozens of villages around the town of Pec were blocked following three days of snowfall
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Human Rights, Cuba, Fidel Castro
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US & Canada, United States, Arts & Culture
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Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Health
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Europe, Child rights, Law
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Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, Japan
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War & Conflict, Politics, Poverty & Development
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Business & Economy, Greece, US & Canada
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Politics, Russia, Vladimir Putin