Sport Sprinter Sacre pleased connections yesterday after his Kempton scare

Last season’s Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Sir Des Champs will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a tendon injury.

Bluesea has Motherway jumping for National joy

Mare springs 25-1 shock for small yard in Fairyhouse marathon through the mud

Toyota sued over family crash deaths

Relatives of a family killed in a high-speed crash that highlighted safety flaws of Toyotas and led to the recalls of millions of vehicles have sued the world's largest car maker, according to a lawsuit filed today.

New compact Lexus to be shown at Geneva

Lexus is extending its range to include this compact model, the CT 200h, a rival for the Audi A3, BMW 1 Series and Mercedes CLC. The new car is fitted with a hybrid drive-train, a first in this segment of the market.

Toyota 'boasted of £64m recall saving'

Toyota officials claimed they saved the company $100m (£64.5m) by successfully negotiating with the US government on a limited recall of floor mats in some Toyota and Lexus vehicles, according to new documents.

Cross Country Murder Song, By Philip Wilding

A man takes a drive from New Jersey to California in a black Lexus. He is a man with a headful of secrets, including the secret of what happened to him as a boy, when he was kidnapped and locked in a box secured with chains and padlocks in a dismal basement. And the secret of what he himself has left in boxes secured with chains and padlocks, in the basement of his mansion, for the police to find.

Charles Nevin: Product recalls? We've hardly started

I don’t want to make you any more edgy, but it’s a bungle out there ...

Toyota announces global Prius recall

Around 8,500 Toyota Prius cars are to be recalled in the UK because of a braking problem in the latest blow to the reputation of the giant Japanese company, it was announced today.









Toyota woes deepen amid Prius recall reports

Toyota's troubles looked to have worsened today after reports that it was preparing to recall 270,000 of its Prius models in the US and Japan over a braking problem.

Sean O'Grady: This time the jokes are on Toyota

Reliability is the main selling point – perhaps the only one – of its colossally dull cars

200,000 Toyotas recalled in UK

Toyota has recalled up to 1.8 million cars throughout Europe, including 200,000 in Britain, which may have accelerator problems.

Hughes maps National trail

Trainer plans hurdle route for Becher Chase winners in twin-track Aintree approach

Thanksgiving 'killer' arrested at motel

A man accused of killing four relatives at a Thanksgiving holiday dinner was captured at a motel in the Florida Keys where police said he had eluded authorities for about a month by checking in under a fake name and address, and hiding his car with a cover.

Denman basks in Friend's glory

Success for Nicholls' horse is a reminder of threat posed by Kauto Star's Gold Cup rival

Walsh turns back on stalled Lexus

Jockey heads to Newbury to ride Big Buck's, giving understudy chance to cash in

Walsh deserts Friend for Cooldine's comeback

If not even Denman seems likely to seduce Ruby Walsh from Kauto Star, then what kind of case must Cooldine make to their jockey in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown today?

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