Darren Drinkwater

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Liverpool homes for £1: Thousands bid to buy derelict Picton houses

As many as 2,750 people apply to buy around 120 empty and unloved Victorian homes at rock bottom price in project to regenerate deprived areas<p>They are not exactly a des-res, but thousands of bargain hunters have realised they could be the sale of the century.<p>Around 2,750 people have applied to buy …

Kia Shows Off Dual-Clutch Gearbox, Mild Hybrid System at Geneva

Kia is headed to the 2014 Geneva Motor Show to show off a few things that it first unveiled here in the States, including the <b>GT4 Stinger</b> concept and the updated 2014 Optima Hybrid, which debuted at the Detroit and Chicago auto shows, respectively. There will, however, be a few world debuts, …

Geneva motor show 2014: McLaren 650S to offer McLaren F1-beating performance

Crimea votes to join Russia, Obama orders sanctions

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. President Barack Obama.<p>Obama ordered …

Exhibition of photographs lost for 60 years reveals a bygone London

On a spring morning in 1912, a man with a tripod and a heavy camera walked out of Liverpool Street station and into the heart of London's East End, capturing the children playing with hoops and skipping ropes, the busy shoppers, the pubs, the horse-drawn delivery carts competing with lorries, the …

Crimea military crisis - in pictures

Ukraine mobilises for war and Washington threatens to isolate Russia economically, after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour, creating Moscow’s biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.