Snow covers Athens Acropolis
20 February 2021 | 10:21 am
A blanket of snow covers the Acropolis and central Athens as the 'Medea' cold front hits Greece.
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In the weeks following Donald Trump's inauguration, dozens of mostly African asylum seekers have crossed the vast US-Canada US-Canada illegally, walking through snowy fields and forests by night in temperatures as low as -30 degrees.
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Video and photographs show flights disrupted after heavy snow hits Glasgow airport.
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Migrants trying to reach France from Italy face a dangerous crossing through the Alps as heavy snowfall covers the region.
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Workers start toiling on a frozen river in northeast China before dawn, using hand tools and machines to carve large ice blocks for an annual winter sculpture festival.
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Milan wakes up to a thick 15 centimetre layer of snow covering the city. The main roads have been cleared by municipal vehicles but many secondary roads remain covered and the main trams heading towards the city centre have stopped. In the Villapizzone district, west of the city, the snow is causing traffic problems.
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After the heavy snowfall caused by Storm Filomena in Spain's Madrid region, emergency military teams work to clear the snow off streets.
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Officers detain protesters at a demonstration in Moscow in support of prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. He called the demonstrations after he was detained returning to Russia from Germany where he had been recovering from being poisoned with a Soviet-designed nerve agent.
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The 38th edition of the "snow sculpture" competition is held in the French city of Valloire, despite the Covid pandemic. Fifteen teams compete against each other, starting from big blocks of ice 4 metres high.
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