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‘Top Gear’ presenter Jeremy Clarkson suspended after ‘punch’

The controversial TV host was suspended by the BBC after a "fracas" with a producer. He was already on a final warning after alleged racist comments.

Jeremy Clarkson in row over Top Gear India special

Jeremy Clarkson accused of offensive behaviour after making jokes about India's people and culture in <i>Top Gear</i> Christmas special.

UK union calls for Jeremy Clarkson’s head

A British trade union is demanding that the BBC fire Jeremy Clarkson over comments that striking public sector workers should be shot.

Faces full of foam

The cream pie (or foam pie, or custard pie) is a much more subtle and specific weapon than its slapstick origins would suggest.

BBC defends Mexico jokes on Top Gear

The BBC has apologised to the Mexican ambassador to London for remarks made about him on a TV show -- but defended its jokes about the country.

Mexico complains about Top Gear’s ‘offensive’ slurs

Mexico's ambassador in London has written a furious letter to BBC bosses to complain about "offensive and xenophobic" comments made on <i>Top Gear</i>

Battle of the brands: Madiba vs Top Gear

A row has broken out between the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the local event organisers who brought <i>Top Gear</i> to South Africa last month.

‘Crap’, but captivating

Patrick Barkham explains why international TV phenomenon <em>Top Gear</em> is more than just a television show.

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