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August 15, 2017 3:36 PM Hilarious film of driving through Devon in the 1970s

If you thought traffic on a Friday or Saturday through Devon was bad in summer 2017, take a look at this hilarious clip from local television back in the 1970s. BBC reporter Keith Blackler takes a humorous look at the Bank Holiday traffic over Easter in 1973, describing "the migration of the grockles". The film is also chance to see the wonderful cars of the time in action 7

August 15, 2017 8:47 AM Saudi Prince worth £18billion swaps his 280ft superyacht for a rather awkward-looking bike trip as he holidays with family in Turkey

A Saudi prince worth £18billion swapped his 280ft superyacht for a rather awkward-looking bike trip as he holidayed with his family in Turkey. Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and several family members, friends and guards were spotted riding bicycles in the Aegean resort of Bodrum today. The Prince, 62, who is worth an estimated £17.7bn according 3

August 12, 2017 4:03 PM Car manufacturers should be FORCED by EU to make electric vehicles, says Martin Schulz

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) should introduce quotas for electric vehicles and “put pressure” on manufacturers to make them, a former Brussels chief has declared. The demand came from Martin Schulz, the former president of the European Parliament and German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s biggest rival in the upcoming elections. He said Germany had been too “arrogant 8

August 12, 2017 12:16 AM I'll put £10million Princess Diana death crash car on display: Owner wants Mercedes wreckage to go to a museum in America

The owner of the car in which Princess Diana died plans to put the wreckage on display in an American museum. Jean-Francois Musa said it would be a 'mark of respect' to the royal, who died next to her boyfriend Dodi Fayed when drink driver Henri Paul crashed in a Paris tunnel. But the plans were slammed by Diana's former bodyguard Ken Wharfe, who said exhibiting 6

August 11, 2017 3:46 PM Traveller family convicted of slavery after captives kept for years

11 members of a traveller family have been convicted of running a modern slavery ring which kept one of its captives in "truly shocking" conditions for decades. Up to 18 men aged between 18 and 63 were kept by the Rooney family in run down caravans and stables near kennels with little or no access to basics amenities such as heating, water and toilets 9

August 11, 2017 2:13 PM Cars to go on show at railway

THE Yorkshire Wolds Railway is busy putting the final touches to its Best of British vehicles event which will be held at Fimber Halt on Bank Holiday Monday, August 28 from 11am-4pm. Chairman Ed Hague said: “We are pleased to be hosting Bridlington and The Wolds Morris Minors Owners' Club, and Hull Old Skool Minis at this year’s event which in 2016 was our largest 2

August 11, 2017 6:30 AM Update: 17-month-old boy killed in car park of Salford Quays hotel

Police say they currently believe there are no suspicious circumstances - and are appealing for witnesses A 17-month-old has died after he was struck by a car in a hotel car park in Salford Quays in what police believe to have been a 'tragic accident'. Police were first called to reports of a collision involving the youngster and a Toyota Rav-4 at a car park near the Ibis Hotel 9

August 10, 2017 6:55 PM Police called to Victoria Road 'medical emergency'

POLICE were called to help paramedics after a person was taken ill in Old Town. Officers from Wiltshire Police were called to assist their ambulance colleagues at 6.20pm to reports of a "medical emergency" on the corner of Victoria Road and Cannon Street. One person was taken to hospital by land ambulance, police said. Their condition is not known 7

August 10, 2017 1:42 PM Battersea bus crash: 10 people treated after bus ploughs into shop front near Clapham Junction

Ten people in total were treated following the crash in Lavender Hill, near Clapham Junction railway station, on Thursday morning (August 10) Firefighters cut two passengers trapped on the upper deck free from the mangled wreckage after the double decker careered off the road in Lavender Hill, Battersea. London Ambulance Service confirmed an air ambulance 9

August 9, 2017 5:51 PM Scooter rider jailed for driving 100mph in Crawley

Footage released by Sussex Police shows Saif Khan from Ealing, in west London, breaking the speed limit and tailgating cars on the motorway in Crawley on 16 February. The 22-year-old also jumped two red lights and drove on the wrong side of a dual carriageway before eventually crashing. He was jailed for six months on 21 July at Lewes Crown Court after 8