That announcement is only for US/Canada Server....
+1. As you say, nearly all of the posts have been specific to the NA servers.
I'm pretty sure the points in ROTW (or at least the UK) haven't updated since Saturday. I know
that the weekly state scoreboard for the UK hasn't changed since Sunday (apart from the last week's top 3) because I printed it out.
seen one increment to the score on My Dashboard (Sunday night, I think). My scores on the WME screen, on the "Me" section of the scoreboard and in the state/weekly list have not changed and are currently about 2,500 behind My Dashboard.
However, I am still getting candies for editing. I think this may be generated "live" rather than overnight: I normally get them during my drive to work in the morning, but after I did some evening editing yesterday, I got another one on my drive home.