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One of stars of Channel 4 reality show tells Lib Dem leader he could ‘win her vote’

Fiat to sell Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari for £29,600

Emboldened by the good reception enjoyed by the sporty Abarth versions of its popular 500 model, Fiat is now gearing up to deliver 152 examples of a super-exclusive Ferrari branded variant to the UK market. The Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari will sell for £29,600.

The Week In Radio: When sex and the city make for a heady mix

One of the pet complaints of licence- payers, right up there with Jonathan Ross's salary and people who start their sentences with "so", is the idea that the BBC is too London-centric. 5 Live is relocating wholesale to Salford in an attempt to convince people that the BBC genuinely cares about the non-Oyster card classes. So I can only assume Radio 4 is aiming to correct any lingering London-envy with its current season celebrating the capital.

Absolute radio host Geoff Lloyd wins commercial award

Absolute Radio host Geoff Lloyd was named presenter of the year at an awards event to honour the cream of commercial radio.

Massa signs with Ferrari until 2012

Felipe Massa has signed a two-year contract extension with Ferrari which will see the Brazilian remain at the team until the end of the 2012 season. Massa has driven for Ferrari since 2006, famously missing out on the championship by a single point to Lewis Hamilton two years later.

Ferrari boss issues rallying cry

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali is demanding an immediate response from his struggling team this weekend.

Ferrari removes bar code design following subliminal advertising row

Ferrari began Friday practice for the Spanish Grand Prix without a controversial bar code design on its chassis, following suggestions it was subliminal advertising for Marlboro cigarettes.

Ferrari hit back in subliminal tobacco advertising row

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has slammed claims his team's cars carry subliminal tobacco advertising as "ridiculous".

Alonso insures thumbs for €10m

Double world champion Fernando Alonso gave a 10 million euro thumbs-up to future Formula One success with Ferrari today.

Conservatives 'may scrap Crossrail scheme'

It was "possible" a Conservative government could scrap the £16 billion cross-London Crossrail scheme, a Tory local government spokeswoman said today.

E-Clear inquiry needs more cash

Administrators to E-Clear, the credit card processing firm that collapsed with debts of more than £80m in January, will present its findings to creditors this week after more than a month trawling through its finances.

Strong season in prospect for British GT

Reigning champion team Preci-Spark will be among the squads taking part in a two-day 'Balance of Performance' test at Silverstone later this month, ahead of the opening rounds of the 2010 Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Argentine duo set for British GT campaign

An Anglo-Argentine team is targeting success in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship this season. Chad Racing will field the Ferrari 430 with which José Manuel Balbiani and Juan Garriz plan to fly the flag for Argentina in the 13-round championship.

Ferrari secretive in Formula One testing

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was quickest in Formula One pre-season testing today but much of the session was again disrupted by rain.

The Week In Radio: Why Mr Angry wins the vote of confidence

In the final days, apparently, there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Well, we're nowhere near the final days of this election campaign, and we've already had the Prime Minister weeping on TV and Alastair Campbell being alarmingly upset. Radio doesn't do weeping, but it does gnashing of teeth very well and here Nick Ferrari, "The Man That Politicians Fear", is something of an expert. His LBC breakfast show gives us a taste of what politicians really face as they meet the voters on the doorstep and it's not a pretty sight. No wonder they cry.

Ferrari unveil 2010 Formula One car

Ferrari launched its car for the upcoming Formula One season today, naming it the F10 in hope of a return to the team's winning tradition.

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