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The Dan Diaries: Aiming for gains

Daniel Ricciardo writes about the lessons learned from the first four races of the year, and why everyone in F1 is talking about Fernando Alonso and …

Billy Monger crash: Amputee teen driver vows to race again

<b>A teenage Formula 4 driver who had to have both legs amputated after a high speed crash has vowed to get back behind the wheel again.</b><p>Billy Monger, from Charlwood in Surrey, hit the back of a stationary car at Donington Park on 16 April.<p>The teen was trapped for 90 minutes, lost both of his lower …

Motor Racing

Road-Legal McLaren P1 GTR Heading for Auction at Villa Erba

Home » Cars & Bikes » Road-Legal McLaren P1 GTR Heading for Auction at Villa Erba<p>The enthralling <b>McLaren P1 GTR</b> before you is actually a <i>road legal</i> …

Sports Cars

Alonso expects traffic to be biggest challenge in maiden Indy 500

Fernando Alonso believes that negotiating traffic will be the biggest challenge he faces when he makes his debut at the Indianapolis 500 later this …

Motorsport

Watch a 2,700-hp Nissan GT-R Take a Dyno to the Limit

Heavily modified Godzilla puts down off-the-charts power<p>Nissan started a war with the R35 GT-R by creating a relatively affordable sports car capable of humiliating pricey exotics. The GT-R’s dominance has ebbed as its age has advanced, however, but that’s where the aftermarket comes in.<p>From the …

Sports Cars

the SECRET hiding in THIS seven-bed home makes it one of UK's most viewed

The £3.25 million mansion is the most expensive on the market in Birmingham.<p>Last month, it was one of the most popular on property website Zoopla.<p>The …

Dining Rooms

Hard Evidence: does a lower pound boost manufacturing?

The idea that a lower currency boosts manufacturing and a country’s exports is pervasive. So the 15% fall in the pound following the UK’s Brexit vote …

Economics

Peer-to-peer electric car charging site launches in the UK

When I wrote about Tesla's imminent massive expansion of superchargers and destination chargers, I noted that many of us electric vehicle (EV) owners …

Some of the Most Amazing Places to Travel in the UK Outside of London

England and Scotland are beautiful countries with both amazing natural landscapes and wonderful historical towns. Despite that, most visitors to the …

England

12 stunning castles to see in Europe

From Spain to Croatia, these enchanting palaces will take your breath away<p>Medieval stone walls, sky-high towers, bridges arching over glittering …

Scottish Highlands

After trying to block it in the courts, the Government finally released a shameful report when they knew we'd all be distracted

After seven years battling environmental lawyers in the courts, the Government has, finally, published a plan to tackle illegal levels of air …

United Kingdom

Conservatives gain in UK local elections ahead of June parliamentary poll

Ahead of general elections in June, the ruling Conservatives have seen good results in votes for local councilors and new mayors. PM Theresa May is …

United Kingdom

Merkel says wants good partnership with Britain after Brexit | Reuters

HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Friday for fair and constructive negotiations with Britain over its exit from the European Union, with the aim of retaining a good partnership.<p>“We will of course need, and want to have Britain as a good partner in the future,” …

North Africa

UK surveillance law still fuzzy on decryption rules for comms providers

A little more detail has emerged about how a key component of the controversial UK surveillance law, the Investigatory Powers Act, which was passed at the end of last year, is likely to function — after a government consultation document on so-called Technical Capability Notices was published …

Privacy

British motorists on the continent face £640 speeding fines from today

Hundreds of thousands of British motorists will face fines for speeding in Europe under new rules coming in on Saturday.<p>For the first time, UK drivers who get caught by speed cameras going too fast on roads in countries including France, the Netherlands and Belgium will face fines of up to …

Elon Musk wants name for new boring machine. Internet goes wild

Learning nothing for Boaty McBoatface, Tesla chief sought help naming a tunnelling machine and the public replied in kind<p>Elon Musk needs a name for his new digging machine – so he asked the internet. And we all know how much the internet likes naming things.<p>The Tesla CEO has a new venture called …

Elon Musk

Second British tourist drowns in Canaries just 24 hours after man swept away by giant wave in Tenerife

A second British man has drowned in the Canary Islands less than 24 hours after another Brit was swept away by a huge wave in Tenerife.<p>The emergency …

The father of the iPod is teaming up with the biggest car company you've never heard of

When a company like BMW wants to build more cars but doesn't want to build more assembly plants, it calls up Magna, which sells parts and services to the largest automakers in the world.<p>On Wednesday, Magna formed a new team of experts to help it navigate the changing transportation industry, as …

Silicon Valley

This guy was trolled hard by Mercedes after asking for a free car

<b>More and more social media users are messaging large brands in order to swap a little bit of exposure for some merchandise.</b><p>Generally, this involves …

Britain's Iron Man: inventor takes flight in jet-powered suit

Richard Browning, the British inventor dubbed “Wiltshire’s Iron Man”, successfully demonstrated his personal flight suit on the shores of Vancouver harbour, with mini jet engines on his hands.<p>Inspired by the Marvel comic superhero Iron Man, Browning flew in a circle and hovered a short distance …

Aviation

Seriously, You Have to Do This U.S. Road Trip at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Most of the time, we’re just itching to go on a vacation. We make the excuse that we can’t afford the flight or it’s just not good timing. But guess …

Apps

One of Nine: 1959 Studebaker 4E NAPCO 4x4

This 1959 Studebaker 4E-series pick-up would be quite a rarity even without its fitted-from-new NAPCO 4×4 system, though is reportedly just one of …

Classic Cars

Inside Britain's secret underground city built during the Cold War to protect the government from nuclear attack

It read: "A formerly secret Government underground site near Corsham in Wiltshire, which was a potential relocation site for the Government in the event of a nuclear war, was declassified at the end of 2004."<p>This was the first official acknowledgement of an urban fortress lying beneath the …

Queen Elizabeth II

Practical advice to improve your street photography

Street photography is difficult. It generally requires patience, a keen eye and lightning fast reflexes to be successful. So what can you do to …

Street Photography

You Cannot Encrypt Your Face

Democracy may be impossible in a world where no dissent is anonymous.<p>The night of December 16, 1773, dozens of Massachusetts colonists quietly boarded three ships and dumped what would now be close to $1 million worth of British tea into Boston Harbor.<p>The Sons of Liberty painted their faces and …

Privacy

How to Maintain Your Gravel Drive - DIY

<i>Learn how to maintain your gravel drive for longevity and safety.</i><p>Proudly sponsored by Frontier<br>April 2017<p>Gravel driveways need maintenance. It’s …

Driverless Cars