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If your name is Gary or Deborah chances are you live in a house, drive a Citroen Picasso and are in the 45 to 54 age group

Car Choice: Ditch the gas guzzler for a smart little city runabout

Graeme King wants a small car for commuting while his BMW 330Ci rests in the garage. He wants a small diesel because cheap running costs are the most important thing. I know the 1.4 TDCi in Ford Fiestas qualifies for £35 road tax and Graeme asked at a local Ford dealer about the Options finance package, but they cost about £13,000 which he thought was too much.

On The Road: Small wonder

The Toyota iQ outsmarts the competition until, that is, you look at the price. And, let's face it, the name is not that clever either

Get Smart (12A)

I'm ready for my back story now Mr Segal

Renault Twingo

Substance over style: the new Twingo may be a good small car, but it lacks the touches that made the original so chic, says David Wilkins

Car choice: Classic Jags aren't right for this young student – he'll be better off with a Ka

Man-Shun Poon is 18, and has moved to London from Canada to study law. He has driven in Canada for three years and has completed his UK driver training. He wants to carry on running vintage Jaguars and is considering classics pre-1973, avoiding road tax. He expects to drive 800 miles a year in central London and to the countryside at weekends. His budget is £1,800 a year on insurance, £1,000 on maintenance and £8,000 to buy.

Hyundai i10

Who needs flash if you've got a Classic? Hyundai's i10 has all you could want in a true supermini, including great value and superb stereo

Kia Picanto Ice

The new Picanto competes with many Euro-rivals in its class. Is it a winner? Over to David Wilkins and our testers

Stalled by the costs of car ownership? Join the club

Urban car clubs are great if you are on a budget but still want access to a vehicle, reports James Daley

The people's car with a market of 1.8m

It may not meet Western standards, but with the arrival of the Tata Nano, India's motor industry has come of age. By Richard Orange in Delhi

Focus: The light's fantastic

Large open spaces, huge windows - and old-world charm. Former artists' studios are the latest fashion in modern living

Smart pounces on Reynolds' lapse to gain first victory

Scott Smart snatched a dramatic maiden win in the fifth round of the British Superbike Championship here yesterday.

How much is Mercedes-Benz's fabled three-pointed star really worth to you?

Sean O'Grady assesses their chances as Rover and Mercedes fight it out in the most heavily contested sector of the market
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Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most
Katy Perry prevented from buying California convent for $14.5m after nuns sell to local businesswoman instead

No grace of God for Katy Perry as sisters act to stop her buying convent

Archdiocese sues nuns who turned down star’s $14.5m because they don’t approve of her
Ajmer: The ancient Indian metropolis chosen to be a 'smart city' where residents would just be happy to have power and running water

Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth': The Scottish play on film, from Welles to Cheggers

Something wicked?

Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
10 best sun creams for body

10 best sun creams for body

Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon files

Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games
Women's World Cup 2015: How England's semi-final success could do wonders for both sexes

There is more than a shiny trophy to be won by England’s World Cup women

The success of the decidedly non-famous females wearing the Three Lions could do wonders for a ‘man’s game’ riddled with cynicism and greed
How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth: Would people co-operate to face down a global peril?

How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map