International articles

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled in Germany’s busiest airport and a ferry ran aground in the French port of Calais.

‘New sense of optimism’ in Brexit talks: PM May

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell British lawmakers Monday there is a “new sense of optimism” around Brexit talks after striking an initial agreement last week with the European Union.

US, S. Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drill

The US, South Korea and Japan started joint exercises Monday to track missiles from North Korea, Seoul’s military said, following the nuclear-armed Pyongyang’s longest-range test launch to date.

Alabama’s choice: Democrat or accused sexual predator

When Alabama voters cast ballots to select a US Senator they will face a choice that echoes the country’s partisan political divide: elect a Democrat or pick a man accused of preying on teenaged girls.

East German village sells for 140,000 euros

The only bidder at an unusual auction on Saturday put down 140,000 euros and walked away the new owner of a small slice of German history: the village of Alwine, population 20.