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A look at why car insurance repair costs have risen

New research has revealed the cost of repairing cars involved in accidents has increased by a third in three years. The average bill is now more than £1,600.

Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse has been to an independent car research centre to find out why costs are increasing so much..

Shocking footage of man 'keying' cars in Ramsgate

Credit: Kent Police

Shocking footage has been released showing a man deliberately scratching or 'keying' a series of cars on a quiet residential street in Ramsgate at 4am in the morning.

Now one of the owners of those cars has come forward, to help identify the vandal, that has left the owners with bills totalling thousands of pounds.

Evidence collected by neighbours shows that the crime spree ran between St Luke's Avenue and Thanet Road, where neighbours woke up on Saturday morning to find that their cars had been damaged.

As Tony Green reports.

Tony spoke to Mandy Pearce and Steve Waters who are both victims of crime.

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Goodwood Revival recalls the golden age of motoring

Thousands of people have been re-living the golden age of motor racing at the Goodwood Revival in West Sussex.

One of the many highlights was the chance to see £10m worth of cars being auctioned - among them several belonging to TV presenter Chris Evans.

Richard Jones reports:

Rare sports car sells for record breaking £10.7m

A rare Ferrari has gone under the hammer for a record breaking £10.7 million at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex.

The 375-Plus model, fitted with a 4.9 litre V12 engine, broke the world record auction price for the manufacturer's luxury cars.

The car was sold with its original body panels, still bearing traces of the 1957 Cuban Grand Prix race colours. Credit: Bonhams/PA

The racing car, which was Ferrari's ultimate weapon to win the 1954 Sports Car Championship, was also the third highest price paid for any car sold at Bonhams auction house.

The sports car was entrusted to only be driven by the most skilled racing drivers and these included Argentinian Jose Froilan Gonzalez and the renowned Italian road racer Umberto Maglioli.

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Military vehicles gather in Museum

Among the vehicles will be an amphibious 6-wheel drive Stalwart Credit: Brooklands Museum

A museum in Surrey is hosting a range of assorted military vehicles as part of its celebrations for its 11th annual Military Vehicles Day.

The event has expanded this year to include re-enactment groups to represent some of the periods of the visiting vehicles.

The Royal Union Rifles will be representing the British Army of the Rhine, Infantry Battalion during the Cold War years of 1982 – 1989.

Sir Winston Churchill will also be in attendance, courtesy of Stan (Winstan) Streather.

The event will take place on Sunday 17th November alongside exhibitors and organisations including Help for Heroes and Scotties Little Soldiers- two charities which support those affected by conflict.

One of the cars at the museum on display to the public Credit: Brooklands Museum
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