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First edition of Fortyman comic fetches record £1m

hop in luvThe cover of the rare 1931 first edition, showing the original price of sixpence, features the ‘Man of Tarmacadam’ driving to another improbable rescue down the Empire’s finest trunk roads.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2011
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Top Gear controversy escalates as ‘deeply inoffensive’ off-air comments revealed

new Stig actually from just outside Acapulco Top Gear have apologised in a written statement signed by all three presenters and producers after supposedly ‘off air’ comments made during the segue from studio broadcasting to feature were transmitted live.

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Posted: Feb 2nd, 2011
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Speed cameras to be replaced by reconstructions of road traffic accidents

rubbernecking 'could now save lives'‘Everybody knows that drivers slow down to look at car crashes,’ said Transport Secretary Philip Hammond, ‘which is why we plan to replace every speed camera in Britain with an authentic reconstruction of a road traffic accident.’

Under the scheme the Department for Transport will commission out of work actors to perform full-scale productions of gruesome and bloody car crashes along all of Britain’s most dangerous roads.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2010
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Top Gear cameramen somehow capture every moment of mad cap unpredictable race

The camera crew responsible for filming the unpredictable daredevil exploits of the Top Gear team are to be awarded a BAFTA prize for excellence after once again somehow managing to capture a stunt’s every moment of spontaneous outlandish action.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2010
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Top Gear team can hardly contain excitement as all airport runways closed

As travel plans were thrown into disarray by airport closures, the Top Gear team could barely contain their glee as they prepared to take advantage of the available runway space.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2010
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