Charles said admitting adultery was ‘living dangerously’

Prince Charles in 1994, the year he confessed to infidelity in his marriage to Diana. (Teesside Archive/Mirrorpix)
Prince Charles in 1994, the year he confessed to infidelity in his marriage to Diana. (Teesside Archive/Mirrorpix)

Prince Charles thought he was “living dangerously” when he admitted to adultery in a TV interview in 1994, a letter has revealed.

Charles admitted to being unfaithful to Princess Diana with Camilla, who is now the Duchess of Cornwall, in an interview with Jonathan Dimbleby, two years after the couple had separated.

In a letter which is being sold at auction next week in Derby, he thanked a friend for writing to him after she had seen the programme.

He wrote: “I was enormously grateful for your very kind letter following that television programme the other day. I suspect it was what is called ‘living dangerously’, but it seems difficult to avoid nowadays! Anyway, I’m glad you enjoyed it and managed to remain fully awake for two and a half hours!”

He was

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Metro selects Hitachi Rail to build its next-generation rail car

Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld informed board members of the decision in a letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Washington Post.

Terms of the contract have not been finalized, and Metro declined to comment further because the two sides are in negotiations.

“The 8000-series rail car procurement process remains active, and we are unable to comment at this stage of the process,” Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said. “We are excited to share information with Metro riders as soon as a contract is awarded.”

Metro plans to order 256 cars, with an option to purchase up to 800. The transit agency told bidders that it will incentivize the building of a local assembly plant for the project, which could potentially last beyond the transit agency’s contract and become a source of new rail cars and jobs for years.

Hitachi Global is a more than 100-year-old Japan-based corporation

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Fewer festive discounts on automobiles this year

Chennai: With the festival season just round the corner, car companies are offering between Rs 25,000-Rs 75,000 in cash and other benefits on mass market cars and SUVs. However car dealers and car marketers say the discounts are 10%-20% lower (depending on the model and market) than last festival season. Also the benefit packages are higher on small cars and sedans whereas best-selling and/or just-launched SUVs are not offering any cash benefits at all.
Car dealers say the reason for the lower discounts is because of lower stock build up this year.
M&M dealer Nikunj Sanghi of JS 4Wheel Motor said that the packages this time round are lower because demand was poor or yet to kick in. In 2019 there were many more unsold cars waiting in dealerships. “Last year, the industry was making a transition from BS4 to BS6 and discounts were in line for liquidation of BS4
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Mazda is giving away 50 special-edition Miata sports cars to good Samaritans

Automaker Mazda is looking to reward “50 heroes” who have made a significant impact on their communities during a year that has faced unprecedented challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The company on Monday announced the “Mazda Heroes: Honoring the Human Spirit” program, which will give 50 people who have selflessly dedicated themselves to their communities through 2020 a brand new MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition sports car. 


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“This year marks Mazda’s 100th Anniversary. We had hoped this time would be filled with moments of celebration and appreciation for our fans, employees and partners. But given the tragic events of 2020, we decided to express, in another way, our brand’s unique heritage of trying to make things better,” Mazda North American Operations President

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10 cars that cost the least over 5 years

It would be easy to put together a list of the cheapest cars of 2020 just based on the base MSRP. However, what about the cost of the car after you drive it off the dealer lot? We’ve put together a list of the cheapest new cars you can buy based on the total 5-year cost of ownership for the base model according to our friends at Kelley Blue Book. This ownership cost estimation goes beyond just the sticker price of the car and factors in things like depreciation, maintenance costs, and fuel economy.

Here are the 10 cheapest cars of 2020, with scores from Autotrader.

1. 2020 Hyundai Accent – 4.3 / 5

Starting price: $15,295

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  Accent is the Korean brand’s most affordable model and it has the lowest predicted 5-year ownership cost. The Accent is a nice subcompact sedan that is nicer than you

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The Surprising Value Of A New $6,000 Car From India

Illustration for article titled Renault Kwid: The Surprising Value Of A New $6,000 Car From India

Photo: Jason Torchinsky

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At this moment, I think the cheapest new car you can buy in America is the Chevrolet Spark, which in its manual shift, LS trim level starts at $14,395. By U.S. market standards, it’s a hell of a deal. But I just drove a car that sells for about $10,000 less than that new, and in comparison to what you get with the Spark at more than three times the cost, this incredibly cheap little machine seems pretty damn amazing. The car is a Renault Kwid, and like it or not, I’m going to tell you about it.

Normally, you can’t find these in America. But recently I happened to be in a place where most of the normal automotive rules of America don’t always apply: Detroit, specifically at Munro & Associates, the company

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, other top military leaders under quarantine after exposure

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley listens before a meeting with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, at the Pentagon, on Sept. 22 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and other top military leaders are under quarantine after a senior Coast Guard official tested positive for the coronavirus, two U.S. officials said.

Gen. Mark Milley and the chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force have tested negative for the virus, but remain under quarantine as a precaution, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss information not yet made public. The head of U.S. Cyber Command, Gen. Paul Nakasone, was also among those quarantined.

The officials

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Mazda to gift 50 special-edition Miatas to good Samaritans from 2020

  • To recognize people for their selfless deeds during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mazda announced plans Monday to award 50 good Samaritans a special-edition MX-5 Miata. 
  • People can submit stories until October 25, and Mazda will announce the honorees starting December 2. 
  • Honorees will receive an MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition, which is a nod to Mazda’s first car. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

This year hasn’t exactly been great, but through a new “Mazda Heroes: Honoring the Human Spirit” program, Mazda aims to give back to some of the do-gooders of 2020 by offering them a brand-new car.

Mazda plans to give away 50 limited-edition Miatas to people who have “selflessly dedicated themselves to their communities throughout 2020,” the company announced Monday. 

Fifty winners will receive an MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition, which sports a white paint job, red roof, and red-leather interior to honor Mazda’s first

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