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Clarkson: Is this the end of the road for Top Gear?

Does the BBC's suspension of its star presenter hint that his popular programme will soon be on the scrap heap?

By Bronwen Maddox  

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“What do they MEAN, this Sunday’s Top Gear is cancelled?” My daughter stopped, stunned, in the middle of yelling at me about an incomplete French test and answering the frantic beeps of texts from her friends already waiting for her at the bus stop. All the upset of a morning already running late by 7.32am was diverted by the news—third on the Today programme this morning—of Jeremy Clarkson’s latest disgrace and the suspension,…

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