Top Gear spoilers: Behind-the-scenes look at live road show as James May drives a giant washing machine

SPOILER alert! Behind-the-scenes look at Top Gear's live road show rehearsals, with the gang driving vacuum cleaners, ironing boards… and even WASHING MACHINES Eagerly anticipated Top Gear Live is back with a show in Amsterdam The motoring programme is broadcast in more than 100 countriesSeries 19 was another ratings success, taking the team around the world By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 22:34 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 27 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315478', 'title': 'SPOILER alert! Behind-the-scenes look at Top Gear's live road show rehearsals in Amsterdam as James May drives a giant washing machine', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315478/Top-Gear-spoilers-Behind-scenes-look-live-road-James-May-drives-giant-washing-machine.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Top%20Gear%20spoilers:%20Behind-the-scenes%20look%20at%20live%20road%20show%20as%20James%20May%20drives%20a%20giant%20washing%20machine%20http://bit.ly/11qMbJQ%20via%[email protected]' }); Top Gear Live, the world's biggest live car show is returning with all three of the show's popular presenters and some wacky vehicles to show their fans

Jay Bothroyd: Anger as Premier League star shows off "gangsta" tattoo

Footballer sparks fury after bragging online about his tattoo that spells out 'LOVE'… using images of guns and a GRENADE By Abigail Frymann PUBLISHED: 08:59 GMT, 20 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:12 GMT, 20 April 2013 Premier League footballer Jay Bothroyd has been criticised for posting online a photograph of his new tattoo that shows four weapons. The 30-year-old QPR striker had a flick-knife inked on his torso, along with a hand grenade, a pistol and a machine gun.

Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead: "We"ll only play 5 seconds" say bungling BBC over Margaret Thatcher protest song

BBC fudge 'hands victory to Trots': Chart show will 'only play five seconds of Ding Dong The Witch is Dead' as row over Thatcher protest single escalatesSong has now sold 20,000 copies since Thatcher's death on Monday It has been pushed up the charts due to an internet campaignBBC confirms it will play it on Radio 1 this Sunday – but a shorter versionDirector General Tony Hall: 'I do believe it would be wrong to ban the song outright as free speech is an important principle'The track, which costs 79p online, is currently No1 on iTunes , Osterode am Harz, Germany — Illustration – an old woman is using facebook on her iPhone.

Margaret Thatcher "witch song" insult: BBC to play Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead

BBC WILL play Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead in chart countdown but won't broadcast tasteless Thatcher protest single in fullSong has now sold 20,000 copies since Thatcher's death on Monday It has been pushed up the charts due to an internet campaignThe track, which costs 79p online, is currently No1 on iTunesAlso on course to become the shortest top 10 single ever at 51 seconds BBC confirms it will play it on Radio 1 this Sunday – but a shorter version'The BBC finds this campaign distasteful but does not believe the record should be banned,' a spokesman said , Osterode am Harz, Germany — Illustration – an old woman is using facebook on her iPhone. Photo: Frank May — Image by Frank May/dpa/Corbis” class=”blkBorder” /> The power of a Facebook campaign should not be underestimated.

Derby house fire trial: Mick Philpott sang Elvis songs hours after blaze and tried to get rich off back of deaths

Philpott sang Elvis songs at Karaoke hours after blaze and tried to 'get rich quick' off the back of his children's death Mick Philpott faked a collapse at a press conference after children's deaths Wanted money donated for funeral costs converted into Argos vouchers Mairead Philpott showed off her 80 trainers at a barbecue Philpott told fundraisers to sell teddy bears left outside family home By Andy Dolan and Paul Bentley PUBLISHED: 22:45 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:58 GMT, 3 April 2013 Mick and Mairead Philpott wanted to 'get rich quick' off the back of their six children's deaths Within hours of the fatal fire, the behaviour of Mick and Mairead Philpott was already arousing the suspicions of the police. The couple were keen to ‘get rich quick’ off the back of the children’s deaths, receiving at least 3,100 directly in cash gifts which they used to buy new sportswear and to get drunk at parties. The pattern of inappropriate behaviour in the aftermath of the blaze also saw Philpott: ■ Fake a collapse and joke around in a hospital mortuary ■ Sing the 1975 Elvis Presley songs Suspicious Minds and My Boy on a pub karaoke machine and proposition a female police officer during a ‘jovial’ visit to a hospital when he called his children ‘little sh***’ ■ Appear at a barbecue where his drunken wife showed off a new pair of 80 pink trainers.

Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner"s phone call to Justin Divaris after "shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp"

Was Reeva's skull crushed with bloodied cricket bat 'found' at Blade Runner's House Horrific new claims about model's death South African police reportedly found a bloodied cricket bat at his homeAthlete's best friend claims Pistorius called him moments after shooting Reeva Steenkamp, 29, had been dating Oscar Pistorious since November She was shot dead on Valentine’s Day at his gated mansion in South Africa 'There is no hatred in our hearts' says model's father Barry SteenkampRumours about Springbok Francois Hougaard's friendship with Miss Steenkamp have been rubbished by the rugby player's agent Olympics and Paralympics last year” class=”blkBorder” /> Blade Runner: Pistorius ran in both the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics last year Some in South Africa have speculated about the nature of Miss Steenkamp’s friendship with Springbok rugby player Francois Hougaard, and whether this played a part in the tragedy. The 24-year-old was keen to distance himself from such reports at the weekend.

Blade Runner victim"s father: There isn"t any hatred in our hearts

'We don't hate Oscar': Father of Blade Runner's girlfriend speaks out for first time since her death and says 'we have no hate in our hearts'Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling ‘to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter’Reeva Steenkamp, 29, had been dating Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorious, a double-amputee known as the Blade Runner, since November She was shot dead in the early hours of Valentine’s Day at his gated mansion in Pretoria By Barbara Jones PUBLISHED: 22:56 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:09 GMT, 17 February 2013 Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling 'to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter' The father of the South African model allegedly murdered by Oscar Pistorius spoke movingly yesterday of his family’s grief – and said he bore the athlete no animosity. In an emotional interview with The Mail on Sunday, Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling ‘to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter’. Pistorius broke down in tears in court when he was formally charged with Reeva Steenkamp’s premeditated murder and Mr Steenkamp said: ‘He must be going through things that we don’t know about.

BREAKING NEWS: Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius being questioned by police after his girlfriend was found shot dead in his home

BREAKING NEWS: Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius arrested after 'he accidentally shot dead his girlfriend at his South Africa home after mistaking her for a burglar'Incident happened on his Pretoria farm, north-east of Johannesburg at 4am Dead woman believed to be former FHM model Reeva Steenkamp She was shot several times in the head, chest and the armPistorius believed to have told police he thought she was an intruderMedia reporting it could have been a Valentine's Day surprise gone wrong . The body of the woman has been removed from his house and the athlete is being questioned

How we spent 300m shopping online yesterday as the turkey was cooking: Retailers struggle to cope with demand

How we spent 300m shopping online yesterday as the turkey was cooking: Retailers struggle to cope with demand | UPDATED: 00:47 GMT, 26 December 2012 Families spent an estimated 300million shopping online on Christmas Day morning as they shunned traditional activities to bag a bargain. Retailers struggled to keep up with demand as thousands logged on to buy cut-price tablet computers, smartphones and Kindle e-books