Audi TTS

Is four-wheel drive an advantage in a normal road car? And which model comes out on top?

Seat Ibiza 1.2 Reference

This is Luc Donckerwolke's first creation for Seat, and the 'architectural' curves of the body signal a new design direction

A taste of the good life

Emma Pook, 26, who has a food technology degree from Reading University and a WSET advanced certificate in wines and spirits, joined Majestic as a trainee manager four years ago. She is currently manager of the East Molesey branch in Surrey and is now looking to be promoted to a larger store.

Motorist with 76-year clean record smashes up two Porsches

Any number of thoughts could have struck William "Jack" Higgs, 93, as he hung upside down, suspended by his seat-belt, having overturned his Ford Fiesta in a crash involving two Porsches.

Keanu Reeves: I relish being an antihero

He has starred in a few turkeys, but it hasn't done his acting career (or wallet) any harm. Keanu Reeves talks to Lesley O'Toole about love, loss – and gun control

On The Road: Extra con

The options list has got longer, sillier and miles away from the original list price. Few things are left as standard nowadays, so how do you make up your mind what to add to the bare bones of your basic car?

Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Asian boom saves HSBC from US woes

Porsche is ill-advised to take on VW

Porsche roars in to create a motoring giant

A shake-up in the European automobile industry yesterday saw Porsche move to take a controlling stake in Volkswagen just hours after VW agreed to buy more than two thirds of the Swedish truck maker Scania.

That's rich: Meet the Porsche Cayenne

There's nothing wrong with bashing the nobs and their gas-guzzling cars. But then you get behind the wheel of a Porsche Cayenne...

Dom Joly: Forget Porsche envy, just give me a tank and I'll total City Hall

I'm in the south of France for a few days and spent yesterday lounging around in a café on the Corniche in Cannes watching the world go by. It's one of the great people-watching places of the world, with fabulously wealthy people in unbelievably expensive cars cruising past.

A kitchen designed for men, courtesy of Porsche

First it made fast cars. Then it turned its brilliant (mostly German) brains to everything from radios to sports equipment and sleek clothing. But with its latest innovation Porsche has completed the journey from wheels to meals: designing a kitchen with the modern man in mind.

Porsche revved up by Livingstone's 'unjust' increase

Its top-of-the-range 4x4 will set you back a cool £75,000, but the luxury car maker Porsche yesterday claimed that Ken Livingstone's new £25 congestion charge for gas-guzzling cars was one charge too far.

Going Porsche for a day

Richard Lofthouse joins the queue - and the largest ever gathering of the German icon - at Brands Hatch

The Ten Best: Kettles

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Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – MS Swiss Corona - seven nights from £999pp
Lake Maggiore, Orta and the Matterhorn – seven nights from £899pp
Sicily – seven nights from £939pp
Pompeii, Capri and the Bay of Naples - seven nights from £799pp
Istanbul Ephesus & Troy – six nights from £859pp
Mary Rose – two nights from £319pp
Screwing your way to the top? Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth

Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
Will the young Britons fighting in Syria be allowed to return home and resume their lives?

Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones: Are custom, 3D printed earbuds the solution?

The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform

Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform
Climate change threatens to make the antarctic fur seal extinct

Take a good look while you can

How climate change could wipe out this seal
Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier for the terminally ill?

Farewell, my lovely

Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier?
Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist: Crowdfunded novel nominated for first time

Crowdfunded novel nominated for Booker Prize

Paul Kingsnorth's 'The Wake' is in contention for the prestigious award
Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster to ensure his meals aren't poisoned

Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster

John Walsh salutes those brave souls who have, throughout history, put their knives on the line
Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

A $25m thriller starring Sam Worthington to be made in God's Own Country
Will The Minerva Project - the first 'elite' American university to be launched in a century - change the face of higher learning?

Will The Minerva Project change the face of higher learning?

The university has no lecture halls, no debating societies, no sports teams and no fraternities. Instead, the 33 students who have made the cut at Minerva, will travel the world and change the face of higher learning
The 10 best pedicure products

Feet treat: 10 best pedicure products

Bags packed and all prepped for holidays, but feet in a state? Get them flip-flop-ready with our pick of the items for a DIY treatment
Commonwealth Games 2014: Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games

Commonwealth Games 2014

Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games
Jack Pitt-Brooke: Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism

Jack Pitt-Brooke

Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism
How Terry Newton tragedy made iron men seek help to tackle their psychological demons

How Newton tragedy made iron men seek help to tackle their psychological demons

Over a hundred rugby league players have contacted clinic to deal with mental challenges of game