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Shortly before he was found dead, Trickle called officers to tell them 'there would be a dead body and it would be his'

Motor Sport: Southern hell on wheels for the hill-billy heroes: The mean men and machines of the stock-car scene are a race apart from IndyCars. Jeremy Hart reports from Atlanta

IL LEONE meets The Intimidator. The British Lion versus Deep South hero. Brummie monosyllables and southern drawl. Nigel Mansell and Dale Earnhardt, moustachioed both, at loggerheads on America's walls of death could be the continuing story of Mansell's march through the ranks of racing American style.

Motor Racing: Mansell out of hospital

NIGEL MANSELL left hospital yesterday after suffering head and hip injuries in a crash during a touring car race at Donington Park on Sunday.

Motor Racing: Bailey opens account

JOHN CLELAND, the 1989 champion, and Julian Bailey scored convincing wins in rounds 10 and 11 respectively of the RAC British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill, Scotland, yesterday.

Sport: Where are they now? - Alan Jones

FROM his home base in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, the ample and outspoken Alan Jones, the 1980 Formula One world champion, is experiencing a rejuvenation of his motor-racing career on his forays around the country in the Australian Touring Car Championship. He is winning races for the first time in more than 10 years.

Style: Saturday Night: Losing track of money

ASK ANYONE about Wimbledon: it's all verdant centre court, strawberries and cream, millionaire athletes in white tracksuits. On the other side of the tracks is Plough Lane, once home of Wimbledon FC, the pub side that elbowed and nutted its way to the top, overwhelming mighty Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup Final.

Rugby Union: Battling Bristol wary of the wasteland

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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
Barbara Woodward: Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the growing economic superpower

Our woman in Beijing builds a new relationship

Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer

Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
Alexander McQueen: The catwalk was a stage for the designer's astonishing and troubling vision

Alexander McQueen's astonishing vision

Ahead of a major retrospective, Alexander Fury talks to the collaborators who helped create the late designer's notorious spectacle
New BBC series savours half a century of food in Britain, from Vesta curries to nouvelle cuisine

Dinner through the decades

A new BBC series challenged Brandon Robshaw and his family to eat their way from the 1950s to the 1990s
Philippa Perry interview: The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course

Philippa Perry interview

The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef recreates the exoticism of the Indonesian stir-fry

Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

Our chef was inspired by the south-east Asian cuisine he encountered as a teenager
Chelsea vs Tottenham: Harry Kane was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope

Harry Kane interview

The striker was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope
The Last Word: For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?

Michael Calvin's Last Word

For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?
HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?