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Whale’s tail sculpture saves train from crashing
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In Brief

Whale’s tail sculpture saves train from crashing

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Nov 2020
Top Gear Series 27: the show has ‘got its groove back’
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In Review

Top Gear Series 27: the show has ‘got its groove back’

New presenter line-up wins praise as fans finally warm to the post-Clarkson era
24 Jun 2019
Top Gear Series 27: new trailer, presenters and release
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In Depth

Top Gear Series 27: new trailer, presenters and release

From souped-up hearses to track-honed supercars, here’s what to expect from the BBC motoring show’s next season
28 May 2019
Top Gear season 26 review: is show finally back on track?
Top Gear
In Review

Top Gear season 26 review: is show finally back on track?

New series revs off with rides in Ferrari GTC4 Lusso, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo and Suzuki’s Ignis
18 Feb 2019
Top Gear season 26: release date and what to expect
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In Depth

Top Gear season 26: release date and what to expect

Rory Reid and Matt LeBlanc will be fronting the BBC motoring show for final time
15 Feb 2019
Jeremy Clarkson says men no longer have shot at BBC top jobs
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In Brief

Jeremy Clarkson says men no longer have shot at BBC top jobs

Grand Tour presenter insists ‘anyone who has got a scrotum’ can ‘forget it’
8 Jan 2019
Top Gear: Flintoff and McGuinness named as new hosts
Andrew Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness join Chris Harris as presenters of Top Gear
In Depth

Top Gear: Flintoff and McGuinness named as new hosts

Cricketer and comedian will take over from Matt LeBlanc on the BBC show
22 Oct 2018

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Richard Hammond and family ‘gassed by burglars’
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Richard Hammond and family ‘gassed by burglars’

Former Top Gear presenter and his family feared to be latest victims of gang using anaesthetic gas
3 Sep 2018
Jeremy Clarkson to become a character in The Grand Tour Game
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In Depth

Jeremy Clarkson to become a character in The Grand Tour Game

Get behind the wheel of the show’s most luxurious - and bizarre - vehicles later this year
23 Aug 2018
Why Matt LeBlanc is leaving Top Gear
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In Depth

Why Matt LeBlanc is leaving Top Gear

Former Friends star will hang up his driving gloves at end of next series
1 Jun 2018
Has Top Gear returned to its former glory?
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In Brief

Has Top Gear returned to its former glory?

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris head to Oman in what critics call 'one of the season's best' road trips
27 Mar 2017
Fast and Furious stage show: How will it work?
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In Brief

Fast and Furious stage show: How will it work?

Top Gear Live set for global tour next year
8 Feb 2017
Jeremy Clarkson's Grand Tour: What to look forward to
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In Brief

Jeremy Clarkson's Grand Tour: What to look forward to

Richard Hammond will be airlifted, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron will drop by, and the show will be more expensively produced than ever
1 Nov 2016
Jenson Button poised to quit Formula 1 for Top Gear role
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Jenson Button poised to quit Formula 1 for Top Gear role

The British world champion is expected to announce his retirement from the sport after a glittering 16-year career
22 Sep 2015
CLARKSON ROW: With Twitter friends like these...
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In Depth

CLARKSON ROW: With Twitter friends like these...

Jokes, songs, celebration and protest greet BBC decision, as 350,000 people sign petition to 'bring back Clarkson'
11 Mar 2015
Beagle 2 scientist dies: five facts about Colin Pillinger
Professor Colin Pillinger Beagle 2 project leader
In Depth

Beagle 2 scientist dies: five facts about Colin Pillinger

Pillinger was a real-life rocket scientist, but he also milked cows and performed on Top of the Pops
8 May 2014
VIDEO: Clarkson says he didn't mean to use N-word
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In Brief

VIDEO: Clarkson says he didn't mean to use N-word

BBC warns Jeremy Clarkson as presenter explains apparent use of N-word while filming Top Gear
2 May 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 11 May 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 11 May 2012

11 May 2012
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