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It has been hailed as a remarkable breakthrough. The college baseball player Rob Summers was hit by a car in 2006, six weeks after he had helped Oregon State to win the national student championships. He was left paraplegic and though he had some feeling below the waist, he could not move his legs.

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Renault Twizy

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More time for Italian couple murder quiz

Detectives investigating the murder of an elderly Italian couple who were found dead in the bedroom of their home have been granted extra time to question two men.

Three held on elderly couple murder

Detectives have arrested three men on suspicion of murdering an elderly Italian couple who were found dead in their home.

Car Choice: Jane's dilemma: Gallic flair, or efficiency and reliability?

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Forces arrest Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo was arrested by opposition forces today after French troops closed in on the compound where the self-proclaimed president had been holed up in a bunker for the past week.

First MG for 16 years to roll out of Longbridge

The first new MG sports car in 16 years will roll off the production line at Birmingham's Longbridge factory on Wednesday, six years to the week since the iconic plant closed with the loss of 6,500 jobs.

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