Travel Tall order: impressive canal-side buildings in Amsterdam

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Park footballer jailed after driving Range Rover at referee

A Sunday league footballer who drove his car onto the pitch and attempted to run over the referee after being given a red card has been jailed for 24 weeks. Joseph Rimmer, 28, believed he had been fouled 60 minutes into a Sunday league game in Southport, near Liverpool, but referee David Harkness waved play on. "The defendant then showed dissent by swearing at the referee, who awarded a free kick against him," prosecuting barrister Derek Jones told Liverpool Crown Court.

Five-door Range Rover Evoque unveiled

Land Rover has provided a sneak peek at the five-door version of the Evoque, the baby Range Rover that goes on sale early next year.

Minor British Institutions: The Lincoln Imp

Evil-looking little fellow isn't he? He was sent by the Devil himself to cause trouble here on earth, turning up at Lincoln Cathedral to disrupt the choir and trip up the Bishop.

Watchdog bans insurance broker

An insurance broker was banned for using clients' cash to pay himself bonuses and buy a luxury car.

Saab buyer's losses soar to €139m

Spyker reported a hefty loss for the first half of 2010 yesterday, as the tiny Dutch luxury car-maker absorbed the impact of purchasing the much larger Swedish marque Saab from GM earlier this year.

Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 4.2 litre (1968)

Jaguar's original 1968 XJ is one of the most significant cars in the company's history, but that significance is double-edged. It was an outstandingly beautiful and capable machine, qualities that are still apparent today; but its very success became a curse. The difficulty of replacing the first-generation XJ meant that it remained in production, albeit in modified Series II and Series III form until 1992, twenty-four years after it first entered production, striking evidence of the soundness of the original design.

A new dawn for Range Rover



Tonight Range Rover is to unveil its as yet unnamed compact Range Rover.

Anderson - untouchable, unrepentant and living a life of luxury

When Greenpeace tracked down Warren Anderson to his luxury home in the Hamptons, outside New York, the former Union Carbide boss was hosing gravel from his car after a trip to a country club.

Traveller's Guide To: Namibia

The incredible wildernesses of this vast south-west African country offer wildlife watching, adventure sports, ancient art and plenty more

Extreme luxury: The country-house experience (plus quad-bikes and karaoke) is now open to all

If you've ever wanted to play lord or lady of the manor but don't have quite the correct amount of disposable income, help is at hand. The Wow House Company has all kinds of sprawling stately homes on its books, all available for you or me to rent for a weekend or longer. Just add friends or family, lashings of food and drink and, perhaps, a special occasion to celebrate, then let the good times roll...

Your money or your health – you decide

Price comparison may not be the best way to buy private medical insurance.

JLR confirms new small Range Rover - but will shut one of its plants

Indian owned luxury car-maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has confirmed that it is giving the go-ahead to a new small Range Rover model but will close one of its two factories in the West Midlands. The Halewood plant on Merseyside where the new car will be produced is not under threat.

KWE Jaguar XJS V12

Ten Best Luxury Cars

It may seem like a sin in these straitened times, but the joy of a car for its own sake remains one of the driver’s great pleasures. These cars may not be the ones you want to pile the kids into to spill their juice and lose their toys in, but these are cars of luxury and distinction.

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