Stab murder probe police arrest 16-year-old

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in London today arrested a 16-year-old male, Scotland Yard said.

Car Choice: Lights, cameras, action – but carrying the gear is another matter

For Car Choice regulars it now seems as though those asking which is the greenest car they could buy has slipped behind the best vehicle for bad backs, leaving the "I must have an economical car at all costs" inquiry as a very clear No 1.

Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life

The Caddy Maxi Life has all the space you'll ever need, and yet offers great value for money, says David Wilkins

Paperbacks: Gadfly in Russia, by Alan Sillitoe

Alan Sillitoe bought a map of Stalingrad as a teenager in Nottingham, and his Russian fascination grew from there. A Soviet bestseller by 1967, he drove his long-distance runner of a Peugeot to Leningrad, and toured while making the diaries on which this humane and atmospheric memoir draws.

McNish rides luck to rain on Peugeot's parade

The heavens bestowed blessings on Allan McNish at last, and the relief was as palpable as the jubilation. Victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours was never more deserved or precious.

Lancia Florida II: a design classic

Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina is widely recognised as one of the defining figures of post-war Italian industrial design. More than that he is perhaps among the ten most important and influential men in the history of the motorcar globally, the first to give the car styling its own language separate from its horseless carriage origins.

Though he had little formal schooling he was a person of great insight and intelligence who, having been born in to the era of the first cars of the 1890s, had the vision to see what they might become.

Jaguar XF 2.7D

Modern, muscular and imposing – it's everything a Jaguar should be

Citroën C5 2.0 HDi

The French car maker has turned it's ugly duck into a swan with this futuristic model that glides easily into the premium league

Bolton Wanderers 0 Manchester Utd 4: Irresistible Rooney keeps the Red flag flying high

Bolton's impressive defensive record reduced to rubble in 15 minutes as United find their best form to maintain edge over Chelsea at the top

48 Hours In: Tokyo

Slurp noodles with salarymen, shop till you drop, get lost in translation and party with punks in Japan's capital

Peugeot 607: Last-chance saloon

Peugeot has a reputation for making unreliable cars that nobody (except the French) would drive. And, says Michael Booth, it's well deserved

Peugeot to axe 850 jobs in Coventry

Unions are seeking urgent talks with executives at car giant Peugeot following the firm's announcement it is to axe 850 jobs at its main UK factory under plans to end a production shift.

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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003