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Londoners have become used to their distinctive blue "Boris bikes", but from today, a much more outlandish fleet of two-wheelers will be available. Called WOW Bikes, they have been customised by top creatives and after being used by visitors to a West End hotel for the next 10 weeks, they will be auctioned to raise money for the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Oscar-winner Kevin Macdonald credits more than 340 amateurs as co-directors on his new film, the YouTube-inspired Life in a Day. It's the future of documentary-making, says Leigh Singer
Kevin Pietersen believes he's in great form but the evidence is sketchy. Can he offer some proof in Cardiff?
The Australian angle
The killing of Exmoor's biggest stag has provoked an angry search for the culprit
Lamborghini completed a double at Navarra with victory in the Championship Race to add to the Qualifying Race success earlier in the day on Sunday.
The Brian Viner Interview: US motor sport's first lady explains why she uses her femininity to get on, her love of speed, her hatred of England and how excited she is by Sunday's Indy500
Ashley Cole was today found guilty of driving at more than 100mph in a 50mph zone.
Product launches happen in fits and starts. A manufacturer will trundle along with the same range then all of a sudden there will be a veritable deluge of new models, engines and specs.
It's a typical British day - dark, dank and desperately dreary - but at least drivers can now have their very own bit of Ibiza thanks to Seat.
There's no getting past the name. And there's a faint disappointment that Slaughter is not a reference to a bloodied battlefield or even an abattoir; it is actually a confused local stab at speaking French. William the Conqueror gave this corner of the Cotswolds to the Norman knight Philip de Sloitre and his reward was to have his name massacred.
Years ago Car magazine (still the best read) used to run a section at the back called "the Good, the Bad and the Ugly", or GBU to the cognoscenti, a witty, idiosyncratic way of reviewing every new car on the market. It came to mind as I was trying to get used to our test Audi R8's "R-tronic" gears (pictured).
Eurospares, based in Essex, holds the largest Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati parts hoard of anyone in Europe.
Think of something and they’ve probably got it, from a £2 Ferrari sticker to £32,000 worth of F40 engine and gearbox. Miura headlights? No problem. Ferrari 328 alloys? Eighty in stock, along with 550 Maranello bonnets and over seventy different styles of Ferrari door.
Slow food, slow design – there are many movements that seek to counter the fast-paced society in which we live. Now, Ed Gillespie and Fiona King have started a new one – slow travel – that could save the world
Twenty years ago, the people of Nauru had the highest per capita income in the world. Today they are destitute: their natural resources exhausted, their wealth (and health) squandered, and their future scarcely imaginable.
Vain, highly strung, attention-seeking... but enough about me, says Michael Booth