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Senior Catholic bishop convicted of covering up child sex abuse

An Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse has been convicted. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop Philip Wilson in Newcastle Local...

yesterday, 13:01 in Regional West
 

Police say missing Coventry schoolboy has been found safe and well

Missing Coventry schoolboy Abhimanyu Chohan has been found safe and well, police have said. The 15-year-old had not been seen since being dropped off at King Henry VIII School on Friday, before he changed his clothes and walked out before...

yesterday, 13:01 in Regional West
 

BBC Coventry and Warwickshire presenter Bob Brolly suffers stroke

People from across the community are wishing Bob Brolly a speedy recovery this morning after it was revealed he suffered a stroke last week. Well wishers have taken to social media to send their thoughts to Bob as he recovers. It is thought he...

yesterday, 13:01 in Regional West
 

Teen allegedly threatened 14-year-old with machete

A 16-year-old boy was arrested after it was reported to police that a teenager had been seen threatening a younger boy with a machete. Last Thursday, police received reports of a 14-year-old boy being threatened with a machete in Jardine Crescent. The...

yesterday, 12:46 in Regional West
 

M&S to close more than 100 stores as part of major restructure

More than 100 Marks and Spencer stores will close by 2022 in a move that will thousands of jobs at risk. It is all part of a restructuring programme after a year of further falling profits and will mainly affect clothing and home stores. On Tuesday,...

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional West
 

Former Nuneaton and Bedworth mayor's magnificent £33,000 civic appeal total

Generous residents across Nuneaton and Bedworth have helped a former first citizen to raise a huge £33,000 to buy vital equipment for a cause close to his heart. Councillor Bill Hancox, during his year as the borough’s mayor, decided to raise money...

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional West
 

This is how many Wembley tickets Coventry City's opponents Exeter have sold so far

Coventry City fans are set to significantly outnumber Exeter supporters when the two sides battle it out in a one-off game for promotion back to League One. The Sky Blue Army has already snapped up more than 30,000 of their 40,000 allocation, the...

yesterday, 12:25 in Sport
 

Hero Nuneaton pilot to be honoured for landing stricken plan and saving all onboard

A hero Nuneaton pilot will receive the RAF's most celebrated honour after taking control of a stricken aircraft, saving the lives of all of the crew onboard. Ben Wallis' courage saved the entire student crew following the mid-air drama while he was on...

yesterday, 11:58 in Regional West
 

Public divided over plans for mayor to take charge of fire service

Chiefs will meet this week to discuss the results of a public consultation into whether the West Midlands Mayor should assume responsibility for the region's fire service. Plans to transfer responsibility for the fire service from the West Midlands...

yesterday, 11:39 in Regional West
 

Jack Willis' England World Cup dream appears over after 'significant multi-ligament knee injury'

Wasps flanker Jack Willis could be out for up to a year after a scan revealed the knee injury he suffered against Saracens was an ACL rupture. The 21-year-old was due to make his England debut on this summer's tour to South Africa after receiving his...

yesterday, 11:24 in Sport
 

Coventry City play-off final tickets: The latest news after huge sales surge

Wembley fever has gripped Coventry City fans who have now snapped up three quarters of their allocation for Monday's big League Two play-off final against Exeter City. The Sky Blues put tickets on general sale a day early yesterday after an initial...

yesterday, 11:24 in Sport
 

Coventry City vs Exeter City League Two play-off final: TV details, tickets, team news, odds

Coventry City booked their spot in this year’s League Two play-off final after comfortably beating Notts County 5-2 over two legs. A win at Wembley would secure a straight return back to League One for the Sky Blues whose fans have been through a hard...

yesterday, 11:24 in Sport
 

Birmingham Airport named one of the worst in UK for delayed flights

The worst UK airports for flight punctuality have been revealed, with the longest delays at London Luton - but Birmingham Airport isn't far behind. Departures from the Bedfordshire airport were an average of 20 minutes late in 2017, according to Press...

yesterday, 11:21 in Regional West
 

Fund-'raver' to be staged in memory of Nuneaton character

A charity fund- ‘raver’ is being held in the memory of one of Nuneaton’s biggest characters this weekend. It is being staged to raise money for the funeral of Darren Carter-Hounslow, known more commonly as ‘Kenny Kitbag’. He passed away at the weekend...

yesterday, 11:17 in Regional West
 

Missing schoolboy feared cheat accusations after 100% marks in mock paper

The parents of a missing Coventry schoolboy say he was worried he would be accused of cheating on an exam. Abhimanyu Chohan had scored full marks on a mock paper and feared he might get in to trouble. The 15-year-old has not been seen since been...

yesterday, 11:02 in Regional West
 


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