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Ford also signalled cuts among its 50,000-strong European workforce under plans to make its business more sustainable. (PA images)

Jaguar Land Rover confirms it is cutting 4,500 UK jobs

The UK’s largest car manufacturer has confirmed it is cutting 4,500 jobs, around 10% of the workforce, in a bid to save money.

Jaguar Land Rover has been hit by a number of business problems in the last year, including a slump in demand from China, a global move away from diesel vehicles, and an uncertain climate due to Brexit.

The announcement came just hours after Ford announced a plan to cut thousands of jobs in an exit from unprofitable markets in Europe.

Man who drove car into nightclub after he was kicked out jailed

Mohammed Abdul was angry about being kicked out of a Kent club.

A man who drove his car onto a packed dance floor after being kicked out of a nightclub has been jailed for 28 years for attempted murder.

Mohammed Abdul, 21, said he felt “humiliated” after being ejected from Blake’s nightclub in Gravesend, Kent, in March last year.

He returned in his Suzuki Vitara, driving past bouncers, down a packed alleyway and into the venue itself.

Jeremy Corbyn calls on Tory rebels to bring about General Election

Jeremy Corbyn today appealed to rebel Conservatives who oppose Theresa May’s Brexit plan to bring down the Government by supporting a motion of no confidence.

The Labour leader reiterated his plan to force an early General Election if the PM loses the ‘meaningful vote’ on her deal, and said he would consider the prospect of a second referendum if an election was not possible.

Mr Corbyn also admitted that if Labour came into power they would delay Brexit and try and negotiate a new deal with the EU.

New supersonic airliner that will fly people around the globe at 1,688mph set for take-off

A new supersonic plane is set to take off later this year after securing millions of pounds in funding.

The commercial airliner, dubbed Overture, will eventually transport tens of millions of people around the globe at 1,688mph for the same price as a business class ticket.

Passenger flights are set to begin in 2020.