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The Latest: Dutch move to freeze over canals for skating

BERLIN/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 1 p.m. Dutch authorities have banned boats from some of Amsterdam’s iconic canals in a move aimed at helping them freeze over so that residents can lace up their skates and glide over the frozen waterways. Freezing temperatures gripping much … Continue reading The Latest: Dutch move to freeze over canals for skating

The Latest: 5 die in Poland in frigid temperatures

BERLIN/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Poland’s police say that five people died from the cold overnight, when temperatures dropped in some areas to -22 C (-7.6 F.) That brought the number of deaths from hypothermia to 58 this winter, according to national police statistics. … Continue reading The Latest: 5 die in Poland in frigid temperatures

The Latest: Migrants in Paris exposed to frigid conditions

BERLIN /February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Some migrants in the French capital have been exposed to the Siberian cold front that has engulfed Paris and large swathes of France with little more than tents and sleeping bags. In the makeshift camp set up … Continue reading The Latest: Migrants in Paris exposed to frigid conditions