Every year, the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi in northern Sweden has to be built again. It might be minus five Celsius in the rooms made of ice and snow, but that doesn't stop the visitors from coming.
Extreme weather warnings have been issued across Europe as the full force of gales and blizzard conditions from Siberia loom. The death toll from freezing temperatures across Europe has risen to at least 48.
Ski resorts, ice sculptures and celebrations: Germany in the winter is not just cold and grey. How well do you know this country? Test your knowledge and discover some travel tips for the cold season.
Spring has almost sprung in Europe, but Siberian winds sweeping across the continent have brought with them freezing temperatures and have blanketed cities from Moscow to Rome and Dublin in picturesque snow.
As record amounts of late-winter snow cover areas of northern Europe, a new storm from the south has brought freezing rain and thunderstorms to the continent. Subzero temperatures have killed dozens since last Friday.
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