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Dumb ways to invalidate your car insurance

A flood warning sign

Ignoring "road closed" signs and driving into deep flood water is the latest example of foolhardy motorists putting their cover at risk. We look at the silliest reasons for claims to be turned down.

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Nissan Qashqai voted car of the year

Nissan Qashqai 2014

The Nissan Qashqai has been voted car of the year at the 2014 What Car? Awards, the UK's most prestigious motor contest. Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay appraises the winning motors.

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Car review: New MG3

New MG3

Some cars try too hard to look funky. The new supermini from MG is one of them, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Motorists and homeowners warned over flood risks

A flood warning sign

The latest bout of severe weather around Britain means more damage and more insurance claims. We explain how to avoid being turned down.

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Cars to look out for in 2014

New Peugeot RCZ R

With motor sales booming, manufacturers plan to take advantage in 2014 with an array of new and redesigned models. We have a look at the best.

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Your guide to 2013’s most desirable motors

Citroen C4 Picasso

Whether it’s a hybrid, a 4x4, or a sports car you’re after, there’s more choice than ever in dealerships. Tim Barnes-Clay rounds up 2013’s best motors.

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47% of Brits would shop a drink driver

Alcoholic drinks on a bar counter

Some 47 per cent of Brits would report a drink driver to police and a quarter would shop a close relative or partner planning to drink and drive, finds a new study.

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Curfew for young drivers put on hold

Car headlights at night

Government proposals to cut road accidents by imposing a night-time ban on young drivers have been delayed once again.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes-Benz A-Class exterior

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has thrown off its conservative image with a dramatic makeover - and the results are stunning, says car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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The six best mid-life crisis cars

Audi TT

Nowhere is a mid-life crisis better illustrated than in the car you drive. Motoring journalist Rob Griffin – who recently hit the big 4-0 himself - suggests six cars worth considering.

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