Top Gear defended


The BBC has taken the unusual step of issuing a general defence of Top Gearafter receiving more than 500 complaints about the show. Viewers have criticised the near-the-knuckle style of the BBC2 show's presenters, particularly Jeremy Clarkson. Last month Clarkson described a 'quintessentially German' car ...

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