Sport Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull speaks to the press during testing in Jerez

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

Runaway car took terrified driver through border post at 125mph

A terrified French driver has told how a jammed speed regulator caused him to career through toll booths and a national border at 125mph before he crashed into a ditch in Belgium.

'A third car that will get you noticed': the Renault Twizy

Motoring review: Renault Twizy

Insults, icy weather and DIY doors...

Dacia Sandero Ambiance 1.2

The new Dacia Sandero is the UK's cheapest car. But is it up to the job?

Renault Clio TCe 90

Oh Papa, when did the Renault Clio turn into a compact family car?

Fizzing with potential: The new Dacia Sandero Laureate

Dacia Sandero Laureate TCe 90 Eco2 - Road Test

Renault’s fast-growing budget car-maker has produced another car that does the job dependably

Vauxhall Mokka TechLine 1.4 Turbo 4x4

Vauxhall Mokka TechLine 1.4 Turbo 4x4 - First Drive

Vauxhall enters the baby SUV market - and the battle is hotting up

Sebastian Vettel pictured during a pit stop at the US Grand Prix

Red Bull to ensure Sebastian Vettel's title bid is not wrecked by technical faults

Although Vettel extended his lead over rival Fernando Alonso to 13 points at the US Grand Prix

Human remains found at River Dee identified as Catherine Gowing

Human remains found on the banks of a river have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police said today.

Kimi Raikkonen celebrates his victory in Abu Dhabi

Kimi Raikkonen victory will help secure financial future of Lotus

Lotus team principal Eric Boullier feels Sunday's long-overdue first win should help their financial future.

Remains found in a shallow pool are identified as being missing vet Catherine Gowing

Human remains found in a shallow pool last week have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police said today.

Vauxhall Astra VXR

Will the new 'civilised' Astra hot hatch finally please the petrolheads?

Hit-and-run victim gave up her own life to save children

A man will appear in court today charged with murder and 13 counts of attempted murder after a spate of hit-and-run incidents during half an hour in Cardiff on Friday.

Flowers left at the spot next to Ely fire station, Cardiff, where Karina Menzies was killed on Friday

Cardiff van rampage leaves city in shock

Police hold man, 31, and appeal for witnesses after woman is killed and 14 others injured

Man quizzed over Cardiff run-and-run rampage that killed woman and injured 13

Murder squad detectives tonight continued questioning a suspect over a fatal hit-and-run rampage as nine victims remained in hospital.

Dacia Duster Laureate dCi 110 4x4

Dacia Duster Laureate dCi 110 4x4 - First Drive

Engine: 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-charged diesel

Transmission: six-speed manual gearbox

Power: 109 PS @ 4,000 rpm

Torque: 240 Nm @ 1,750 rpm

Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 53.3 mpg

CO2 emissions: 137g/km

Top speed: 104 mph

Acceleration (0-62 mph): 12.5 seconds

Price: £14,995 (car tested had optional traction control/stability control at a cost of £350)

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee