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Full episode 16.08.13 | 18:30 - 19:00 UTC

Euromaxx - Lifestyle Europe

Full episode

Euromaxx - Lifestyle Europe

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Art Everywhere Project

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Climbing a Power Station in Norway

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Series: Germany by Scooter - Leaning Tower

In this edition: Britain turns into one huge art gallery, what makes a summer song a hit, climbing a former power station in Norway, in our series: Germany by Scooter our reporter visits a leaning tower, and our Quiz.

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Art Everywhere Project

All over Britain the country's greatest artists are being shown on more than 20,000 posters and billboards. Entrepreneur Richard Reed came up with the idea for this open-air gallery which is showing replicas of paintings by Francis Bacon, David Hockney, Lucien Freud and many more in some of the most unexpected corners of cities and towns.

Climbing a Power Station in Norway

On the shore of Hardanger Fjord in western Norway is a majestic industrial ruin: "Tysso 1" was once the world's largest hydroelectric power plant. It was built in 1906 and shut down in 1989. But since 2009 it's been in use again -- as a rock climbing route. Mountain guides organize climbing tours along the old pipes in the summer months, and we tagged along.

Series: Germany by Scooter - Leaning Tower

Our roving reporter Michael Wigge this time visits the state of Thüringen (Thuringia) where he visits the leaning tower of Bad Frankenhausen. At an angle of 4.76 degrees, it tilts eight-tenths of a degree more than the leaning tower of Pisa. Some of the locals help give us perspective on the matter...