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Late evening sunlight falls on the tracks at Norwich station on the day many commuters were disrupted by the hot weather buckling the track near Stowmarket.
 Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Rail passengers felt the full force of the heatwave tonight as a buckled train line caused severe delays to services between Norwich and London.

New Car Road Tests

Friday, June 26, 2015

Adam’s growing up with Vauxhall launching a hot, beefed-up version of its characterful city car. Motoring editor Andy Russell puts it through its paces.

It's the little things that make Mazda's facelifted and fine-driving CX-5 crossover even better to live with.

Minor revisions that make big differences help keep the chunky Mazda sport utility vehicle where it needs to be, says Matt Kimberley.

Nissan
Honda Civic Type-R gains a turbo to make the driving experience fast, fun and free from compromise.

Honda has brought back its celebrated hot Civic but this time it’s using a turbo. Matt Joy drives the new Type-R.

Suzuki Celerio city car rides well, has class-leading space and is quite happy and capable on longer journeys.

Suzuki’s latest small car is a little city slicker with a lot of space and a refined feel to the way it drives, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Practical Skoda Fabia estate's 530-litre boot is bigger than some estates from the class above.

The award-wining Skoda Fabia hatchback has been followed up by an even more practical estate version. Matt Joy sees how it measures up.

BMW 2 Series Convertible blends style and praciticality in a prestige open-air package.

BMW’s new 2 Series Convertible positions the compact drop-top a notch above its 1 Series predecessor thanks to more space, greater refinement and a polished new look, says Iain Dooley.

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MINI Cooper five-door hatchback is a cheeky character to drive even with the six-speed automatic gearbox.

MINI is looking to shift perceptions with its six-speed automatic gearbox, says Matt Kimberley.

Motorsport

Shane Byrne is home and clear at Snetterton, in front of a bumper crowd.

The British Superbikes may have been dominated by Shane Byrne, but Snetterton lived up to its top-class reputation according to Stuart Higgs.

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Meet the Editor

Andy Russell

Andy Russell

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EDP motoring editor, journalist who loves wheels and engines but hates cleaning them.

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