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Ministers back child car smoking ban

Wed, 2015-03-25 07:10
The Scottish government says it will support a bill to ban smoking in cars when children under 18 are present.

Car slows when it sees speed signs

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:45
Ford announces it is to start selling cars that restrict their speed to the limits shown on the road signs they pass.

Insurer creates 170 new Swansea jobs

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:35
A motor insurer announces plans to create almost 170 news jobs as part of an expansion at its Swansea operation.

Red Bull's Newey accused of lying

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:32
Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul accuses Red Bull's Adrian Newey of lying after he blamed the car's problems on the engine.

VIDEO: Tony Hall statement on Jeremy Clarkson

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:30
BBC director general Tony Hall's statement announcing that Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed.

Jeremy Clarkson dropped from Top Gear

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:27
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson will not have his contract renewed after the BBC concludes an investigation into his "fracas" with a producer.

VIDEO: Clarkson's time as Top Gear host

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:22
David Sillito looks back over Jeremy Clarkson's time as Top Gear host.

Nigeria shuts borders ahead of polls

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:19
Nigeria orders the closure of land and sea borders to prevent foreigners from voting in Saturday's tightly contested elections, a minister says.

The Jeremy Clarkson story

Wed, 2015-03-25 06:03
How did the controversial star get to where he is now?

Bloodhound car has engine fitting

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:46
The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car has a fitting with the Rolls-Royce jet engine it will use to try to break the world land speed record.

Day in pictures: 25 March 2015

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:44
Images from around the world: 25 March

Workers 'forced to live under stairs'

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:42
Vulnerable Eastern Europeans were trafficked to Plymouth and ordered to live under the stairs "like some grotesque Harry Potter concept", a court hears.

Elephants rescue lorry in Louisiana

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:41
A pair of elephants helped prevent a lorry, stuck in a muddy lay-by, from overturning in the US state of Louisiana.

Drones: US loss could be UK's gain

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:30
As Amazon complains that US regulators are taking too long to issue test permits, countries like the UK could be well placed to profit, says a leading academic

Women's Super League One preview

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:28
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all eight Women's Super League One clubs as the 2015 season gets under way.

China rejects call to free activists

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:24
China rejects calls from foreign governments to release five women's rights activists who have spent nearly three weeks in detention.

Cinema restaurant boss admits charges

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:20
A Belfast cinema owner and former restaurateur, who once rejected suggestions his eatery was responsible for an outbreak of E.coli food poisoning, pleads guilty to 11 food hygiene breaches.

OAP in fatal mobility scooter crash

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:18
A 71-year-old Falkirk woman is killed after her mobility scooter is involved in a crash with a car in Camelon.

Life sentences for torture in Chad

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:12
A court in Chad sentences to life in prison seven ex-policemen for torture committed during the rule of ousted President Hissene Habre.

Controversial Gatlin gets Nike deal

Wed, 2015-03-25 05:10
Sprinter Justin Gatlin, who has served two doping bans, signs a lucrative deal with Nike, while Tyson Gay is also set to wear the kit.