Fresh blizzards sweep across Europe, travellers stranded

A man stands in front of the ancient Colosseum blanketed by the snow in Rome

A man stands in front of the ancient Colosseum blanketed by the snow in Rome, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo / Alessandra Tarantino)

Fresh heavy snowfalls and icy blizzards were expected to lash Europe Thursday as the region shivers in a deadly deep-freeze that has gripped countries from the far north to the Mediterranean south. Schools are shut and weather agencies predict the brutal cold will continue as the death toll from the freezing snap rose to around 48…

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