Headlining the Herald and Scotsman today and repeated for them on their associated broadcaster, as real news of winter weather across the country affects millions, is what would be in a normal country’s transport section news.

In Denmark, Öresund bridge, linking TWO countries was shut in January 2019 also due to risk of falling ice but got only the most mundane factual reporting, :

https://www.thelocal.se/20190123/oresund-bridge-shut-due-to-falling-ice

Yesterday, in England, the closure of the Severn Bridge, linking TWO countries, went unreported by national news and FIVE bridges shut across England merited no national news reporting: https://westbridgfordwire.com/storm-ciara-several-road-bridges-closed-across-the-uk/

West Bridgeford Wire: Storm Ciara: Several road bridges closed across the UK