Wine: Rhône whites that give you a run for your money | Fiona Beckett on wine Wine: Rhône whites that give you a run for your money | Fiona Beckett on wine

The Rhône’s big reds may dominate, but the region also produces a broad range of full-bodied, complex whites that won’t burn a hole in your walletIf I say Rhône to you, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? My bet is a gutsy red, most probably a Côtes du Rhône. That isn’t all that surprising, because red wine accounts for three-quarters of the wines produced in the region, and...

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Cocktail of the week: London Cocktail Club’s Club Tropicana | The Good Mixer Cocktail of the week: London Cocktail Club’s Club Tropicana | The Good Mixer

This Club Tropicana is free – of alcohol, at least – but the sultry smoothie is still packed full of party flavoursThis will wake you up before you go-go – Club Tropicana is more than just a song by Wham! It’s also an easy, alcohol-free party drink that’ll keep you limbo-dancing all day and all night.Serves 1

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Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories

The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tourism ground to a halt. Hotels were empty, beaches were deserted and popular attractions that had been starting to suffer from overtourism were eerily...

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Russia alarmed by large fall in bee populations Russia alarmed by large fall in bee populations

Pesticides are blamed for Russia's mass bee deaths, while French honey production is also down.

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Iceland pilot whales: Dozens of dead mammals found beached Iceland pilot whales: Dozens of dead mammals found beached

The pilot whales were spotted during a helicopter sightseeing tour over Longufjorur.

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River Stour runs dry in drought in Constable Country River Stour runs dry in drought in Constable Country

The Environment Agency takes steps to refill a river featured in some of the UK's best-loved paintings.

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Moon landing in 1969 was one small step for scrapbooking kids | Brief letters Moon landing in 1969 was one small step for scrapbooking kids | Brief letters

Neil Armstrong | KLM | Boris Johnson | Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump | Phoebe Waller-Bridge | Ed SheeranPerhaps some of the poignancy identified in Suzanne Moore’s piece (, 16 July) can be attributed to the fact that those of us who added Neil Armstrong to our book of explorers as children didn’t expect him to be on the last page, but the first page of a new and much bigger...

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Can a Gossip Girl reboot work in the social media age? Can a Gossip Girl reboot work in the social media age?

As the show announces its return for a new generation – how relevant will it seem to a post-Instagram audience when anyone and everyone can be Gossip Girl?

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