'Everyone likes a new car because it smells nice and is all shiny - they’ve still got the placenta on the dashboard'
Filming is scheduled to begin next Wednesday with more announcements coming in due course
'The band is back together and it feels brilliant.'
Chris Evans has said he is "terrified" by his new job
Police have confirmed a man has been arrested in connection with the death of patient James May
Jeremy Clarkson and his Top Gear colleagues have previously got into trouble for executing outlandish stunts. But despite being blamed by disgruntled motorists for shutting down a Dutch motorway yesterday the programme-makers had nothing to do with the drama.
Jeremy Clarkson may have dented the reputation of Top Gear in Australia after saying to a group of photographers gathered in Sydney harbour: “You can take them out of England but you can’t take the convict out of them.”
Yet again, the outspoken presenter and columnist is in trouble. This isn't an equal playing field: disabled people don't get the chance to insult the able bodied.
The Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson doubled his pay to more than £2m through his work with the BBC last year, accounts have shown.
TV watchdog Ofcom has launched an investigation into Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's comments about striking public sector workers.
Three days have passed since Jeremy Clarkson demanded the public execution of more than two million public sector workers – almost one 20th of the UK's entire adult population – in front of an even wider audience of their grief-stricken spouses and children.
Jeremy Clarkson today apologised for saying striking workers "should be shot".
Kia has made it on to Top Gear. The Korean company has provided three examples of its Golf-sized cee'd to the BBC 2 show, where it has replaced the Chevrolet Lacetti as the "Reasonably Priced Car" in which star interviewees attempt to set a fast lap time on the TG track.
On Sunday, BBC2 aired the Top Gear Botswana special for the 15th time. Unwittingly, I found myself watching it again. If you haven't seen it (which would involve you not owning a television) it's the one where James May does not get eaten by lions, despite Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson, secreting raw meat inside his Mercedes as they drive across the southern African nation. Hammond also does not drown in the Okavango when his Opel Kadett sinks. And Clarkson crashes his Lancia, but not fatally. According to the BBC website, this single episode of Top Gear has been repeated, on average, once every 2.2 months since its original broadcast in November 2007 (and that's not even counting the myriad times it's been re-run on Dave and Dave Ja Vu). Statistically speaking, you are almost as likely to find the Top Gear Botswana special when you turn on the television as you are the news. For my licence fee, I'd expect something a little more original during prime-time.
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