In miserable rain there were celebrations developing in Plymouth as places were settled in the 45th Rolex Fastnet Race, the biennial battle on the briny around a desolate rock off the south-west corner of Ireland.
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Tuesday 06 August 2013
The Britannia Cup was called off amid the calm conditions
Wednesday 31 July 2013
A record number of new planes in production boosted profits at the engineer GKN during the first half of the year.
Thursday 25 July 2013
Concept design to charge electric cars packs into the boot, unfolds like a pop-up tent
Sunday 30 June 2013
Paul Casey mastered difficult conditions to hit a five-under-par 67 and claim the Irish Open by three shots yesterday, securing his first European Tour victory in over two years.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Magnus Olsson has died in Spain after suffering a stroke at the age of 64. He had previously survived two heart attacks, which are not thought to be connected to the stroke.
Friday 08 March 2013
An “exceptional day” and an exceptional final, double points scoring race gave British Olympian Leigh McMillan and his local The Wave team a last gasp win in the opening regatta of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series in Oman.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Golding finishes in sixth place in round the world race
Friday 18 January 2013
British solo sailor Alex Thomson has set a new national record for sailing from the equator and back to the equator of 68d 14hr 53min. That is nearly three weeks quicker than the old record set by Mike Golding.
Friday 11 January 2013
Darren Clarke says he is considering pulling out of the race to become Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2014 because of the impact it would have on his career over the next two years.
Sunday 18 November 2012
The demolition derby aspect of the Vendée Globe round the world race continued to dominate coverage on Sunday as the fifth of the 20 starters limped off the racecourse and a sixth sought to fix a problem which could also force him to retire.
Friday 16 November 2012
A slew of penalty flags is waving around the Vendée Globe fleet of singlehanders racing non-stop round the world.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The troubled London black cab maker Manganese Bronze started talks with its Chinese partner and largest supplier, Geely, yesterday after its executives flew into Britain. Geely, one of China's largest car makers, said that there had been no request from Manganese for a bailout.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Engine: 1,560cc, four cylinders, 16 valves, turbodiesel, 115bhp
Transmission: Six-speed gearbox, front-wheel drive
Performance:118mph, 0-62 in 11.7sec, 78.5mpg, CO2 94g/km
Friday 03 August 2012
Will the wonderfully throbby D3 prove more attractive than it's environmentally friendly cousin?
Saturday 14 July 2012
'I didn't talk to my teddy till I was 30'
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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