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Greenpeace protesters target VW cars at Sheerness docks
Campaigners have been taking the keys to vehicles awaiting distribution to immobilise them.

Protesting by land and sea

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Dozens of Greenpeace activists breach security at Sheerness Docks, and board a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary, in protest at Volkwagen's production of diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen to recall cars over airbag safety

Crash test dummies
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Volkswagen and its Chinese joint venture partners will recall 4.86m vehicles due to safety issues with airbags supplied by Takata.

China’s quality watchdog made the announcement on Thursday.

The recall, which begins in March 2018, concerns cars from VW China, FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC Volkswagen.

Airbags made by the bankrupt auto parts maker have been linked to at least 16 deaths and 180 injuries worldwide.

Diesel emissions scandal still dogs VW
German car manufacturer Volkswagen is still having to deal with the aftermath of the diesel emissions scandal.

York house crash man released on bail

Elly Fiorentini

BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

A man arrested after a car crashed into a house in York has been released on bail as inquiries continue.

Four people were injured, three of them seriously, when the VW Golf ploughed through the wall of the house at Clifton Moor and crashed into the living room.

The accident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The car crashed into a house
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