Europe

Tanks roll in to frozen hell: Germany and Austria call state of emergency

Troops save residents from NECK-DEEP snow after 21 deaths in worst winter for more than 30 years –  A state of emergency was in force across parts of Europe last night after the death toll in the worst snowfall for at least 30 years reached 21. Tanks and troops were drafted in to rescue homeowners from neck-deep snow in Germany and Austria as the whiteout looked to continue past the weekend. British skiers were among thousands facing long delays on their airport transfers to and from resorts in Austria due to road conditions, but travel industry sources said they had heard no reports of Britons snowed in or trapped…….Read More