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For the third day running in Jerez, Red Bull were forced to bring an early end to their test.

Liverpool men admit staging ‘crash for cash’ insurance scam

Suspicions raised after ‘injured’ passengers seen running across dual carriageway to pub

Pope my ride! Pontiff heads off on day trip in Ford Focus

Pope Francis has refused many luxuries, such as the papal palace, the use of a gold chair, and red Prada shoes

Lorry driver arrested after two cyclists killed in Cornwall crash

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a crash that killed two cyclists.

UK defies European car sales downturn

UK drivers are still splashing out on new vehicles but Europe's car market suffered its worst May for 20 years.

Woman's body found on beach

Police searching for a missing woman have discovered a body on a beach.

Electric car pioneer runs out of road

A pioneering electric car venture once praised by Bill Clinton has admitted defeat on its plans to bring the technology into the mainstream.

Hamilton started on the front row of the grid but finished 12th

F1: 'I'm absolutely lost,' admits Lewis Hamilton as Fernando Alonso wins Spanish Grand Prix in front of home crowd

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso produced a brilliant drive to claim victory in Barcelona in front of his home crowd where he lapped rival Lewis Hamilton

Kimi Raikkonen’s Lotus was fastest in the second practice

F1: James Allison's departure from Lotus hits Kimi Raikkonen's title chances

Kimi Raikkonen's bid to win the World Championship for a second time has been dented by the shock announcement that Lotus's highly rated technical director James Allison is leaving the team.

Severe delays after man dies in accident that blocks M25 in Surrey

A serious accident on Britain's busiest motorway led to severe rush-hour delays for drivers today.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates his controversial victory in Malaysia

Red Bull civil war: Sebastian Vettel is personable off the track... but on it he's as petulant and ruthless as they come

The Red Bull driver ignored team-orders to claim victory in Malaysia

An overhead view of Adrian Sutil at the Australian Grand Prix

F1: Shamed Adrian Sutil makes most of second chance with sparkling return with Force India

Sutil was convicted of assaulting Lux with a champagne glass and given an 18-month suspended jail sentence

Classic 1300E: in praise of the executive Ford Escort

These vintage, luxury models from a bygone era remain highly sought-after

US rebound drives profits at GKN

The car and aircraft parts maker GKN has posted a record profit as a rebound in the US vehicle market outweighed a slowdown in Europe.

The Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is to admit that he knew of ‘general concerns’ relating to Lord Rennard, reports have claimed today.

Cry freedom for the Solzhenitsyn of Wapping!

Our diarist on a PR man to die for; unfortunate lead times for a magazine keen on Nick Clegg's honesty; and the marvellous wit of John Sessions; and Blade Runner revisited

McLaren sign Stoffel Vandoorne to young driver programme

McLaren have signed 20-year-old Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne to their young driver programme.

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Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
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