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Friday 25 May 2012
Man confesses to killing of six-year-old whose disappearance prompted long-running campaign
Monday 21 May 2012
Classic and historic vehicles are to be exempted from the annual MoT test, the Government announced today.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
A bomb targeting a former Colombian interior minister killed at least two people today and injured at least 19 others in the heart of Bogota's commercial district, authorities said.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Fears for the security of unarmed observers in Syria were heightened today after a roadside bomb struck an army truck accompanying a convoy of UN monitors, amid mounting warnings that the country risks slipping into a full scale civil war.
Monday 30 April 2012
The established Ballydoyle stars are scheduled to glitter at Newmarket at the weekend, with Camelot and Maybe, last year's top-rated juvenile colt and filly, short-priced favourites for the 2,000 Guineas and 1,000 Guineas respectively. But there have been echoes of light from some of their less-exposed Aidan O'Brien stablemates, notably the filly Kissed at Navan yesterday and the colt Imperial Monarch at Sandown on Saturday.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Detectives were continuing today to question a 48-year-old man arrested following a siege in central London.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Saturdays have got sillier with Sky Atlantic's new and curiously dated series set on Broadway
Friday 20 April 2012
Engine: 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol, turbocharged
Transmission: six-speed manual
Power: 184 PS
Torque: 240 Nm between 1,600 and 5,000 rpm
Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 47.1 mpg
CO2 emissions: 139 g/km
Top speed: 141 mph
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 7.0 seconds
Sunday 15 April 2012
Porsche's Boxster sheds its apologetic skin to reveal the beast within
Thursday 12 April 2012
A man armed with a "large axe" has been arrested after attacking a police car in a rural village, a force said today.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Luxury carmaker BMW says its worldwide sales rose to a new record for the first quarter, fueled by rising deliveries in China and the United States.
Thursday 05 April 2012
A millionaire's daughter was warned she could be jailed after being convicted today of driving looters on a late-night crime spree at the height of last summer's riots.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
The 18-month battle for control of Omega, the Lloyd's of London insurer, took another twist yesterday when its rival Canopius approached with a £156m takeover offer.
Thursday 22 March 2012
You know you’re in for something different when Kinect has you standing up, sitting down and stretching your arms out, all in a bid to correctly calibrate its sensor.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
A former Kwik Fit mechanic who killed an eight-year-old boy while driving a customer's Porsche 911 was jailed for six and a half years today.
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