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Westminster's world heritage status at risk as Unesco condemns plan for skyscrapers

London's irresistible desire to build upwards threatens to end the internationally recognised heritage status of one of the UK's most photographed …

Bertone’s Aston Martin Rapide Wagon May Reach Production

Originally built as a one-off prototype, the Bertone Jet 2+2 is essentially an Aston Martin Rapide station wagon. Potentially referred to as the Rapide Shooting Brake in series production—despite it having four passenger doors—the first car was constructed to celebrate Aston’s centenary as well as …

Aston Martin Rapide

Acura Cuts Another Slice for its TL Sedan, Adding Front-Drive Special Edition Model for 2013

Even though the future of Acura’s mid-size TL sedan is still in limbo—the automaker is deciding whether to axe it or the slightly smaller TSX sedan—the car is sticking around for now. As such, Acura still needs to move TLs, so to help grease those sales wheels, the company is introducing a new TL …

Acura

Go, Go, Gullwing! A Modern Review of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL – Feature

I've just spent three days driving a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. I say this not to brag, but because it feels good to say. I’ve been mumbling those words to myself a lot, actually. I drove the Gullwing through Italy, as hard as any Italian would, on the Mille Miglia Storica. A relentless …

Supercars

News broke this week that anti-social drivers, particularly those that insist on cruising in the middle lane, will be punished by roadside fines and even penalty points on their driving licence. The new rules have generally been met with a positive

News broke this week that anti-social drivers, particularly those that insist on cruising in the middle lane, will be punished by roadside fines and …

Few people have become as synonymous with the infamous Nurburgring racetrack as Sabine Schmitz. Having grown up in the vicinity of the track, the Teutonic blonde bombshell has a knowledge of its undulating 13 mile length and 154 corners that few can

Few people have become as synonymous with the infamous Nurburgring racetrack as Sabine Schmitz.<p>Having grown up in the vicinity of the track, the …

On my radar: Dominic Cooper

Actor Dominic Cooper landed the role of Dakin in Alan Bennett's <i>The History Boys</i> at the National Theatre in 2004. He later toured the world with the …

Museum of the Civilisations of Europe and the Mediterranean (MuCEM) – review

Another week, another port, another museum. Last Sunday I wrote about the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth, where powerful exhibits were enclosed in a …

Hadrian's Wall: top 6 sights along England's most famous ruin

Where can you wander alongside the ghosts of Roman soldiers at garrison towns, ancient temples and crumbling forts? Step back in time nearly 2000 years by exploring Hadrian’s Wall along England’s wild northern frontier. The wall crosses a sublime, historic landscape that is still giving up the …

New airline promises Netflix-style travel

Start-up Surf Air is charging a monthly “all you can fly” subscription, promising a corporate jet experience at a fraction of the cost.<p>It’s being called the “Netflix of business travel”.<p>Surf Air, a new start-up airline based in Burbank, California, is offering monthly, “all you can fly” …

Startups

Veronica Mars Movie Adds Piz -- Is Mac Among the 'Bunch' More Returns? And What's Been Cut?

Piz is in, too!<p><b>Chris Lowell</b> is the latest <b>Veronica Mars</b> vet to officially join the forthcoming fan-funded film adaptation, exec producer Rob Thomas …

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