Sport NASCAR team owner Gene Haas could launch a bid for a place on the F1 grid

Haas is one half of the successful Stewart-Haas Racing team currently plying their trade in the American motorsport

Two killed in road accident

A woman and a teenager have died in a Co Mayo road accident.

Woman jailed for car chase death

A jealous girlfriend has been jailed after causing the death of a pedestrian as she engaged in a car pursuit with her lover who she believed was cheating on her, police said today.

The 'flighty' Porsche Bike RS

Wheels, Etc: Porsche Bike RS

Its most expensive part? The Porsche badge on the front

Sergio Scaglietti: Ferrari designer and coachbuilder

The car designer and coachbuilder Sergio Scaglietti created of some of the finest and most beautiful cars ever built.

The new 911 remains the best thrill-giver you can buy at the price

Porsche 911 Carrera S

Why fans of a 911's 'talkative' steering are going to have to let go...

Paperbacks of the year: Walking to Hollywood, By Will Self

A mischievous guide down melancholy lane

Christmas gift guide: The kids are alright

End the eternal quest for a gift that's durable, smart and more fun than the box it came in

Album: Rebecca Ferguson, Heaven (RCA)

By the law of averages, talent-show telly has to throw up at least one genuinely serviceable talent every ten years or so, and Rebecca Ferguson is surely that one. Although typically, she didn't win the contest, despite the support of high-profile fans such as Adele - who admitted she voted for Ferguson about 80 times.

Charlie Gilmour on his release from Wayland prison in Norfolk

Gilmour freed – with an electronic tag

Charlie Gilmour, the son of the Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, was released from prison yesterday after serving a quarter of his 16-month sentence for violent disorder at an anti-fees and cuts march last year.

Next takes on up to 1,000 fashion retail apprentices

High-street chain hopes to show that 'someone training from 17 without a degree can succeed'

Jaguar XF 2.2D

At last, just what the market needs, a four-cylinder diesel that's covetable, attainable, and oh, so quiet

Hard-working Banimpire can prove a killjoy for Bunting

Even in the absence of two older rivals, who might have set them a stiffer standard, the three-year-old fillies still have enough differences to sort out to make a real puzzle of the Darley Yorkshire Oaks today. They are fortunate that Midday was instead asked to represent their sex against the colts yesterday, and that Snow Fairy has been scratched in the hope of faster going in France on Sunday. But life is complicated enough for the three fillies who were divided by barely half a length in the Irish Oaks at the Curragh.

Jaguar Land Rover sales rise 5 per cent

Jaguar Land Rover sold more than 62,000 vehicles in the first quarter, as operating profits rose by 17 per cent to £408m, the luxury car company's Indian owner, Tata Motors, said yesterday.

Automotive boost for GKN

GKN posted forecast-beating results yesterday as growth in its automotive business helped to drive half-yearly pre-tax profits up by 14 per cent to £200m.

Charlie Gilmour 'locked up 23 hours a day'

Jailed student protester Charlie Gilmour is being locked up for 23 hours a day, according to his mother.

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In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty
Greens on the march: ‘We could be on the edge of something very big’

Greens on the march

‘We could be on the edge of something very big’
Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby - through the stories of his accusers

Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby

Through the stories of his accusers
Why are words like 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?

The Meaning of Mongol

Why are the words 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?
Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible