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”We just spent and spent and spent,“ Mr Hills told the police

“You know sometimes you meet someone who’s got a growth… and it’s bigger than their face…”

'Offensive (and not funny)' After years of insults, BBC finally censures Jeremy Clarkson

Presenter's remark that car looked like 'person with facial growths' breached Corporation's guidelines

First Drive: Ssangyong Korando Sports

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August 9, 2012: Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.

Usain Bolt DJs at nightclub in London's Brick Lane following third gold medal

Straight from a triumphant Olympic campaign, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt dazzled dancing fans with a turn as a DJ at a London nightclub in the early hours of this morning.

The Pedelec ought to appeal to a market of well-off geeks

Wheels etc: BMW i Pedelec Concept

Park, ride, then slip a disc carrying it up the stairs

Some volunteers have been left with nothing to do

London 2012: Olympic bosses admit to hiring too many helpers

Olympics bosses have said that they have taken on too many unpaid volunteers for the Games.

Toddlers die of injuries after car crash

Two children have died after they were involved in a car crash while sitting in their pushchairs.

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Transmission: eight-speed automatic

Power: 313 PS at 4,000 rpm

Torque: 700 Nm at between 1,500 and 3,350 rpm

Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 30.1 mpg

CO2 emissions: 253 g/km

Top speed: 130 mph

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 7.5 seconds

Price: from £84,320

One in every three BMWs sold worldwide is a 3 Series

BMW 3 Series

The car that goes from ZiL to 60 for two weeks

Observations: The car's the star as the artists' top models go on show

Usually you take the lift to a level in a multi-storey car park and hope to see your own car.

Mini's British factories get a £250m boost from BMW

BMW is to invest £250m in its three British Mini plants , securing more than 5,000 jobs as one of the German car maker's bosses said: "Just as Bavaria is the centre of the BMW world, so the UK is, and will remain, the hub and heart of Mini."

BMW to invest a further £250m in its UK Mini factories

BMW is to invest a further £250 million in its three Mini factories in the UK, safeguarding thousands of jobs, the firm announced today.

BMW M135i Sports Hatch - First Drive

Essence refined: this BMW feels just as a BMW should

Fiat 500L TwinAir

Fiat 500L TwinAir - First Drive

The cunning plan? Build it quite big but align it to the company’s best-loved small car in the hope that some of the magic will rub off

Citroën boosts international strategy with two new cars

Citroën has unveiled two new cars aimed at customers in fast-growing emerging countries, and also announced plans to offer its up-market DS range in China.

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In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty
Greens on the march: ‘We could be on the edge of something very big’

Greens on the march

‘We could be on the edge of something very big’
Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby - through the stories of his accusers

Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby

Through the stories of his accusers
Why are words like 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?

The Meaning of Mongol

Why are the words 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?
Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible