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Kia Optima 2.0 GDi PHEV Auto
Easy to live with, easy to drive plug-in. Its hi-tech works unnoticed in the background to ensure you're getting the best economy at all times without you ever being aware of it. Definitely Optima Prime!
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Skoda Kodiaq SE 1.4 TSI 150PS DSG
Skoda's good-to-drive new Kodiaq is a serious contender against premium SUVs. Comfortable, roomy, highly-specced, versatile, and well priced.
Audi Q2 Sport 1.4 TFSI 150PS
Four-ring kerb appeal and keen handling partnered with a great 1.4-litre petrol engine — another sure-fire hit.
Ford Fiesta Zetec 5-door 1.0 EcoBoost
The 'best' just got a whole lot better; still the benchmark supermini against which competitors must be judged.
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Vauxhall Cascada Elite 2.0 CDTi
Vauxhall's genuine four-seater convertible ticks all the important boxes for cabrio-lovers. Enjoy!
Kia Optima Sportswagon '3' 1.7 CRDi
Handsome, comprehensively-specced, spacious and comfortable, it's one for the head as well as the heart!
Peugeot Traveller Business 1.6 BlueHDi 115
Whatever the reason that you need nine seats, Peugeot's new Traveller is 'the biz'.
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How To Build A Car by Adrian Newey, arguably the greatest car designer in the history of Formula One
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Click to read the review The Brokenwood Mysteries
An unconventional and seasoned city cop arrives in the sleepy town of Brokenwood, a farming community where the tranquillity hides the townspeople's secrets and murder lies just below the surface in the hit New Zealand crime drama The Brokenwood Mysteries.
Click to read the review I Know Who You Are
The first season of the critically-acclaimed Spanish thriller I Know Who You Are follows a successful criminal lawyer who has high ambitions until he loses his memory in a car crash and is accused of murdering his niece, even though he claims he cannot recall if he was responsible for her disappearance.
Another Mother's Son | A Mermaid's Tale | Follow The Money | Public Enemy | Lola | Origin Wars | Security | John Wick: Chapter 2 | Line Of Duty Series 4 | A Family Man | Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans | Broadchurch Series 3 | The Good Karma Hospital | The Light Between Oceans | Free State of Jones
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Darling West: After My Time
Click to read the reviewUB40 Unplugged + Greatest Hits
UB40 confirming they have still got it; a superb collection of songs both original and with a new twist that are stirring, emotive and downright enjoyable.
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Click to go to the competition page   A Mermaid's Tale
When 12-year-old Ryan befriends Coral in this charming modern-day fairytale she soon discovers that mermaid myths are true.

Viceroy's House
After 300 years of British rulers, the last Viceroy, Lord Mountbatten, was charged with handing India back to its people. The consequences of decisions made then still reverberate to this day.

Click to go to the competition page   The Sense of an Ending
Based on the Man Booker prize-winning novel by Julian Barnes, this is a deeply moving and uplifting story about the paths chosen in life, and the power of memory, love and forgiveness.
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