The New European: The biggest European band you’ve never heard of

Boy bands have traditionally been an Anglophone affair. But there’s one massive European group which has got in on the act – and its cultish fans are as extreme as any others in their devotion. Sophia L Deboick on the remarkable rise and – relative – fall of Tokio Hotel

The New European: How love of bubbles has made Britain fizz

It was, for many, a year with not much to celebrate, but Britons still managed to get through 152 million bottles of champagne and sparkling wine in 2016. Whether Brexit means we end drinking far fewer remains to be seen, but seems a very distinct possibility. In truth, though, Britain has always fluctuated in its fizz affiliation, […]