In Denmark, a Snow Storm Means People Overnight in an IKEA

An IKEA showroom turned into a vast bedroom.

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A snowstorm causes chaos on the roads around Aalborg, Denmark, Wednesday Dec. 1, 2021. (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In northern Denmark, an IKEA showroom turned into a vast bedroom. Six customers and about two dozen employees were stranded by a snowstorm and spent the night in the store, sleeping in the beds that are usually on show. Up to 30 centimeters (12 inches) of snow fell, trapping the customers and employees when the department store in Aalborg closed on Wednesday evening. “We slept in the furniture exhibitions and our…

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