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In Germany 31 per cent of renewable energy production is owned by its citizens. Photograph: iStock

The vineyards at Weingut Huster were converted to organic production 25 years ago and produce a fine Riesling. Here on the hills between the Rhine and(...)

Police have reportedly been called to supermarkets in France after a 70 per cent discount on Nutella sent shoppers into a frenzy. File photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The French government will discuss ways of limiting special promotions on food items at its next cabinet meeting on January 31st, after shoppers shout(...)

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It is a damp, grey morning in south London and I am outdoors, still half asleep. The wind cuts like a knife and all I am wearing is shorts, tights an(...)

Cruise ship passing on the River Danube in Passau, Bavaria, Germany

One of the fastest growing sectors of the cruise industry is river-cruising, and new ships are being added every year. The lure of the rivers of Europ(...)

Cruising on the Danube

My wife and I want to travel the rivers of Europe, but the cruises all seem OTT to us, with food and gourmet offers. We want, turning 60, to travel w(...)