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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.

Peugeot Citroen and Chrysler wield the axe as demand for cars collapses

The French car giant PSA Peugeot Citroen has issued a profits warning and vowed to "massively" cut car production this quarter, in response to a dramatic deterioration in Europe's economy.

Peugeot-Citroen announces 'massive' cuts

PSA Peugeot-Citroen today slashed its full-year targets and announced "massive" production cuts after third-quarter revenue shrank by 5.2 per cent.

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Citroën C5 Tourer 2.0 HDi

The Citroën C5 Tourer took me serenely across Europe. But the drive was so stress-free it made me nostalgic for a car with a few rough edges

Man critically ill after drive-by shooting

A car passenger was fighting for his life in hospital today after being hit by shots fired from another vehicle.

Policeman shot dead during training exercise

A police firearms officer was shot dead by a colleague yesterday during a training exercise at a disused warehouse after what investigators said could have been a mix-up over the type of ammunition loaded in their weapons.

Citroën C5 2.7HDi V6 Exclusive Auto - The Verdict

Citroën's new C5 takes the Germans on at their own game, but retains its Gallic sensibilities, says David Wilkins

The 2CV - A French icon: La toute petite voiture

It is 18 years since Citroën ceased production of the Deux Chevaux, apparently embarrassed by a vehicle dubbed the 'umbrella on wheels'. But a new exhibition shows that, to some, this car is still a star. By John Lichfield

Car Choice: You don't need to skimp on character to get loads of space

Charlie Bird's 1991 Saab 9000 hatchback is about to expire after seven years' solid service. Charlie plays bass in a band so needs something that will swallow large equipment. He also uses the car for family driving holidays. He wants something that is cheap to run and has plenty of character, and has up to £5,000 to spend.

Citroën C5 2.0 HDi

The French car maker has turned it's ugly duck into a swan with this futuristic model that glides easily into the premium league

Car Choice: Are you sitting comfortably? Probably not. But motorists can still go soft

Can a driver with a bad back find what he's looking for when so many manufacturers think we all want to be Lewis Hamilton?

Alexei Sayle: Spare us a witty reinvention of the motor car...

A few weeks ago, I went with the restaurant reviewer of another paper to have lunch at a place called Hibiscus, which had moved from Ludlow, where it had gained two Michelin stars, to Mayfair. He and I both found the food ludicrous and the atmosphere oppressive, but other reviewers, (including one from this newspaper, for example) raved, and the London listings magazine Time Out gave Hibiscus six stars out of five, the first time it has done such a thing.

Tibetan monks bring prayer to stage

A group of exiled Tibetan monks are touring concert halls to perform sacred rites. It's the only way to preserve their way of life before it disappears, they tell Tim Cumming

Burns predicting close run-in

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Nepal earthquake: One man's desperate escape from Everest base camp after the disaster

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Innovative study in the US produces remarkable results
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of age

Gossip girl comes of age

Blake Lively is best known for playing an affluent teenager. Her role as a woman who is trapped forever at 29 is a greater challenge
Goat cuisine: Kid meat is coming to Ocado

Goat cuisine

It's loved by chefs, ethical, low in fat and delicious. So, will kid meat give lamb a run for its money?
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Hang on: 14 best coat hooks

Set the tone for the rest of your house with a stylish and functional coat rack in the hallway
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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

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Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

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