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Two cyclists who were killed in an alleged hit-and-run incident near Bristol have been named as a married couple.

Rallying: Loeb chalks up untroubled win

Frenchman Sebastien Loeb dominated the Rally Germany to win the race for the ninth time yesterday.

Peugeot Citroen sales slump

Peugeot Citroen said today its sales slumped in the first quarter as Europe's recession-hit markets caused car sales to collapse across the region's southern flank.

Sébastien Loeb (right) and co-driver Daniel Elena celebrate victory in Monte Carlo as the Frenchman bids for a record ninth world title

Rallying: Loeb crowned king of Monte Carlo once again

The eight-time world champion Sébastien Loeb continued his dominance of the Monte Carlo Rally by completing his sixth career victory in the event yesterday.

Michael Barrymore was charged with another man

Michael Barrymore fined for possessing cocaine

Entertainer Michael Barrymore was found with cocaine in his pocket after launching a foul-mouthed tirade at police, a court heard today.

Landlady and mother were asphyxiated

A man sought by police in connection with the killings of a mother and daughter has been spotted in France.

Southport landlady and mother asphyxiated

A man police want to speak to in connection with the murder of a mother and daughter has been spotted in France.

Barry Morrow, 51, wanted in connection with the deaths of a mother and daughter in Southport, Merseyside

Hunt for lodger after mother and daughter found dead

An international manhunt was under way for a lodger yesterday after a woman and her mother were found dead at the house where he lived.

Petrol shortage foils Asda booze thieves

Two bungling supermarket thieves were caught out when they forgot to put petrol in their getaway car.

Man charged with ramming police

A 28-year-old man has been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm with intent on two police officers during the rioting in London.

Four die in head-on collision

Four people were killed and another four injured in a head-on collision in West Bromwich in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Business Diary: Citroen drives into a controversy

Citroen has dropped a clanger or come up with a masterstroke – you decide.

Citroën DS4

This rare mixture of MPV and coupé is an entertaining addition to the Citroën stable

Rallying: Ogier rules Rally of Portugal again

Sebastien Ogier beat Citroen team mate and fellow Frenchman Sebastien Loeb to win the Rally of Portugal for the second year in a row yesterday and make amends for a costly crash in Mexico. Seven-times champion Loeb finished second, 31.8 seconds behind, in a repeat of last year's result. Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala was a lonely third for Ford, with team-mate Miko Hirvonen a long way back in fourth. The result was the Citroen team's first one-two finish of the season, making up for the one that got away in Mexico this month, when Ogier crashed out on the final day after leading overnight. "They [the team] showed trust in me since the start of the season and following my mistake in Mexico," Ogier said. "It is the best way to come back. It is a long way to go in the championship but I'm in a better position."

Citroen DS3 Racing

The DS3 R should have been a cracker, but lovers of feisty French hatchbacks could be disappointed

Police probe motorway death of man

Police were today appealing for information after a man in his 60s was killed in an apparent hit-and-run incident when his car smashed into a motorway embankment, overturned and caught fire.

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