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Consider yourself a classic car lover? A bit of a boy racer? Or are you more suited to a sporty number? Well put that thought to the test by taking our personality quiz and we’ll tell you what car needs to be on your driveway.

 Take a look outside and you’ll still see the wonderfully warming hues of autumn leaves scattering the ground you walk on. Inspired by these rich, comforting tones, we’ve put together a living room mood board starring our brand new Evoke H4.

Back for a second year by extremely popular demand, BBC Music Jazz is all set to hit the digital airwaves for over four days of excellent music, opinions and interviews. To commemorate, we’ve taken a trip through the genre’s rich history and picked out five of the very best tracks. 

We've reached the end! That's right, reunion week has come to an emotional conclusion. But before you despair, why not remind yourself of two British heavyweight bands who we'd love to see reunite. While these groups may be incredibly different, both had a remarkable impact on the history of UK music

Remember that lump in your throat upon hearing your favourite ever band had decided to call it a day? Yes? Well so do we. Whether it's Oasis, The Beatles or even The Spice Girls, everyone's experienced it. This is why we're getting a little nostalgic - devoting a week to the iconic groups we're pining to see reunite. 

Everyone’s experienced it – and it hurts. There’s no feeling quite like the heart-wrenching moment you discover your favourite band has broken up. But if you could have your say, who would you bring back to relive the glory days?

In the UK, we're pretty blessed to have a wealth of homegrown and US musical talent constantly available to us on the airwaves. So much so, you’d be forgiven for not exploring musical treasures from other nations. But what if you're missing out on a real gem?