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Paul Baker is 33, his wife runs a 53 plate Skoda Octavia Estate, 1.8 Turbo 4x4 variant that returns just under 30mpg. It does around 30 miles a day in school and playgroup runs. Paul commutes about 25 miles a day in his 1972 Land Rover Lightweight which does roughly 14mpg. They need to cut their motoring costs. Paul wants a car that will do 50mpg plus. His budget is £4,000.

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Saab 9-3 Turbo X

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Munster 6 Leicester 13: White's black arts put an end to myth of Munster superiority

And to think this may not be happening next season. As Leicester broke new ground in the Heineken Cup by breaking into the old ground of Thomond Park and making off with treasures accumulated over more than a decade of uninterrupted success, the latest and most serious threat to the long-term future of this wonderful tournament invaded the mind's eye with a terrible clarity. No more of this? Really? If the French boycott of the 2007-08 competition goes ahead - and Derek McGrath, the chief executive of the administrative body, is under no illusions as to the extent of the crisis - rugby union will indeed cast the best of itself to the winds that raged around Limerick on Saturday evening.

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Given the mayhem on their reality TV show, the shock is that these rabble-rousers finish a set unscathed.

Big rise in knife crime despite tougher penalties

Levels of knife crime have soared over the past year, figures published today show, prompting claims that the Government has failed to tackle the menace of violent crime.

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