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

Safety alert over 138,000 faulty Beko home appliances that may pose a risk to thousands of families

Safety alert over 138,000 faulty Beko home appliances that may pose a risk to thousands of familiesBeko already accused of making death trap machines linked to 12 deathsThree products are affected – fridge freezers, dryers and gas cookers , fridge-freezers manufactured from 2000 to 2006 and gas cookers produced before 2009.

One in 10 Britons now eats three meals a day at work – and gains a STONE in weight as a result

One in 10 Britons now eats three meals a day at work – and gains a STONE in weight as a resultHalf of us eat both breakfast and lunch at our desksAnd tuck into our first snack by 10am20% of regularly raid the vending machine at work By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:24 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:02 GMT, 26 February 2013 Millions of workers are putting in such long hours they are eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at their desk, a survey has found. The mad dash to get to work in the morning means many of us grab something from the fridge and take it to work to eat on arrival. Most pop out to buy lunch before hurrying back to eat it at their desk in order to stay on top of the to-do list

Fears over security in Parliament as it is revealed visitors tried to smuggle swords, knuckle-dusters and even a meat cleaver into the building

Fears over security in Parliament as it is revealed visitors tried to smuggle swords, knuckle-dusters and even a meat cleaver into the building At least five truncheons were found while two people brought in cannabis Over 100 people had knives on them when entering Palace of Westminster | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 31 December 2012 A meat cleaver, a catapult, and three swords were among hundreds of deadly weapons visitors have tried to smuggle into the Houses of Parliament, it has been revealed. At least five truncheons and two sets of knuckle-dusters have also been confiscated at Westminster's entry checkpoints sine the start of 2008, according to a Freedom of Information request, as were two amounts of cannabis. According to the data, no suspected explosive devices were uncovered at checkpoints and no real firearms, but three imitation guns were picked up – one in 2010, one in 2011 and one this year

HSBC will now refund customers who left money at the ATM after RBS agrees to pay customers back 10m

HSBC will now refund customers who left money at the ATM after RBS agrees to pay customers back 10mBank will refund 300,000 customers after changing 'retraction' policyMost banks automatically refund cash to those who forget to take itUntil recently RBS would wait until complaint received before acting | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 HSBC will offer refunds to hundreds of thousands of customers who made ATM withdrawals but forgot to pick up their cash. Those who left money in HSBC cash machines between 2005 and 2011 will receive compensation after the bank pocketed the money instead of refunding it to customers’ accounts straight away. HSBC’s move follows that of state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland, which also owns NatWest

MOD"s m bill for GQ, Cosmo and co: Military spends huge sums on magazines for staff at time of swingeing cuts

MOD's m bill for GQ, Cosmo and co: Military spends huge sums on magazines for staff at time of swingeing cuts | UPDATED: 22:08 GMT, 25 December 2012 The Ministry of Defence is spending more than 500,000 a year on magazines and newspapers – at a time of swingeing military job losses. Among the 930 titles the department subscribes to are Cosmopolitan, GQ, Glamour UK, Woman and, perhaps strangest of all, House Beautiful

How Red Bull made the world"s most elaborate Rube Goldberg contraption

Magnificent men and their flying (and rolling and riding and shooting) machine: How Red Bull made the world's most elaborate Rube Goldberg contraption | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 13 December 2012 It's a perfect example of man and machine working in perfect harmony to achieve, well, not all that much actually. But the way in which this elaborate chain reaction reaches its convoluted endgame is truly mesmerising

Fury at Facebook online casinos: Social network is "tempting young to gamble" with new betting games

Fury at Facebook online casinos: Social network is 'tempting young to gamble' with new betting gamesCritics say the deal with gaming group 888 will create 'tomorrow's generation of problem gamblers'Users will be able to place bets of up to 500 on Las Vegas-style slot machines Experts warn the deal could cause 'the floodgates to open' as more gaming companies utilise social network sites | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 12 December 2012 Facebook has been accused of creating ‘tomorrow’s generation of problem gamblers’ by rolling out real money casino games. Under a lucrative deal with online gaming company 888, the social networking giant will offer Las Vegas-style slot machines and games such as roulette and blackjack

U.S. military sends mystery space drone back into orbit. . .but they STILL won"t tell anyone what its mission will be

U.S. military sends mystery space drone back into orbit – but they STILL won't tell anyone what its mission will beBoeing's secretive X-37B space plane was launched into space on its third mission this afternoon from Cape Canaveral in Florida The $1 billion unmanned craft is on a classified mission which the U.S.

Novak Djokovic buys up world"s supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain

You've got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world's supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain | UPDATED: 09:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 Some of us might find the idea of donkey milk cheese hard to stomach at any price. However, aficionados of the rare delicacy are apparently prepared to pay up to 400 a pound for it. And from next year, even that will not be enough to secure a supply, after tennis star Novak Djokovic bought up the entire 2013 output of the Serbian farm which produces it.