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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

Hertz to muscle in on the British car-club market

Hertz, the car-rental giant, is to drive into the car-club market competing with independent specialists Streetcar, City Car Club and Zipcar.

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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Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... for the fourth time

Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... again

I was once told that intelligence services declare their enemies dead to provoke them into popping up their heads and revealing their location, says Robert Fisk
Margaret Attwood on climate change: 'Time is running out for our fragile, Goldilocks planet'

Margaret Attwood on climate change

The author looks back on what she wrote about oil in 2009, and reflects on how the conversation has changed in a mere six years
New Dr Seuss manuscript discovered: What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale this week

New Dr Seuss manuscript discovered

What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale this week
Oculus Rift and the lonely cartoon hedgehog who could become the first ever virtual reality movie star

The cartoon hedgehog leading the way into a whole new reality

Virtual reality is the 'next chapter' of entertainment. Tim Walker gives it a try
Ants have unique ability to switch between individual and collective action, says study

Secrets of ants' teamwork revealed

The insects have an almost unique ability to switch between individual and collective action
Donovan interview: The singer is releasing a greatest hits album to mark his 50th year in folk

Donovan marks his 50th year in folk

The singer tells Nick Duerden about receiving death threats, why the world is 'mentally ill', and how he can write a song about anything, from ecology to crumpets
Let's Race simulator: Ultra-realistic technology recreates thrill of the Formula One circuit

Simulator recreates thrill of F1 circuit

Rory Buckeridge gets behind the wheel and explains how it works
Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation' over plans to overhaul reverse-chronological timeline

Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation'

Facebook exasperates its users by deciding which posts they can and can’t see. So why has Twitter announced plans to do the same?
Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag - but what else could the fashion house call it?

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag

The star was shocked by a Peta investigation into the exotic skins trade
10 best waterproof mascaras

Whatever the weather: 10 best waterproof mascaras

We found lash-enhancing beauties that won’t budge no matter what you throw at them
Diego Costa biography: Chelsea striker's route to the top - from those who shared his journey

Diego Costa: I go to war. You come with me...

Chelsea's rampaging striker had to fight his way from a poor city in Brazil to life at the top of the Premier League. A new book speaks to those who shared his journey
Ashes 2015: England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

The biggest problem facing them in Birmingham was the recovery of the zeitgeist that drained so quickly under the weight of Australian runs at Lord's, says Kevin Garside
Women's Open 2015: Charley Hull - 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

Charley Hull: 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

British teen keeps her feet on ground ahead of Women's Open
Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkish President Erdogan could benefit politically from the targeting of the PKK, says Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Our choice is years of Tory rule under Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Yvette Cooper urged Labour members to 'get serious' about the next general election rather than become 'a protest movement'