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Martin Lewis from MoneySavingExpert on if you should invest in Bitcoin

Bitcoin's relentless rise continued on Thursday, shooting past the 16,000 (£12,000) mark and adding to fears of a dangerous market bubble. According to Coindesk, the cryptocurrency touched an all-time high of 16,615.94 before paring gains to trade at...

Tuesday, 13:26 in Regional West

Leicester home explosion: Woman remains in critical condition after blast

A woman remains in a critical condition after a suspected gas explosion destroyed a home in Leicester. The neighbour suffered serious injuries when the bedroom wall collapsed on her as she slept following the blast yesterday morning. Janet Jasper, 79,...

Tuesday, 13:10 in Regional West

Award honour for woodwork student with passion for his craft

A Leamington woodwork student has been honoured for his training in the field. Matt Brown, 35, won Trainee of the Year at the British Woodworking Federation Awards. Matt, of Royal Leamington Spa College, was recognised for his outstanding...

Tuesday, 13:10 in Regional West

What a mucky pup! Hilarious moment golden retriever dives in the muddiest pond for miles

It's the moment all dog walkers dread. When your lovely clean pup makes a beeline for the muddiest, muckiest, filthiest, stinkiest pond for miles around. Well that's exactly what one-year-old Toby does in this video shot by Scottish dog walking...

Tuesday, 12:30 in Regional West

Passengers slam 'shambolic' Birmingham Airport after SEVEN HOUR wait for baggage

Birmingham Airport has been slammed by passengers after freezing temperatures triggered chaos at the travel hub. Angry holidaymakers branded the airport ‘shambolic’ amid overnight chaos. Some travellers reported a SEVEN HOUR wait at baggage collection...

Tuesday, 12:14 in Regional West

Help the Homeless: how does selling the Big Issue work?

A modern day staple on the high street, Big Issue sellers are out and about in all weather. But what does a day in the life of a big issue seller really entail? Despite the early starts and cold weather, Big Issue vendors have the opportunity to earn...

Tuesday, 12:14 in Regional West

Netflix 'A Christmas Prince' tweet has users extremely scared

Netflix is poking fun at its users before Christmas, but a well-meaning tweet has left some worried. Basically, the widely-used streaming service has called out users for repeatedly watching its original movie A Christmas Prince. The film, widely...

Tuesday, 12:03 in Regional West

Armed robber threatens shop staff with handgun

Staff at a Co-op store were threatened with a handgun during an armed robbery at the weekend. A man wearing a camouflage jacket and trousers entered the shop in Overslade Lane, Rugby, at around 12.20pm on Saturday, December 9, and brandished the...

Tuesday, 12:03 in Regional West

Humble Nuneaton cop becomes a social media hero after helping the homeless

A humble Nuneaton bobby has spoken of his amazement that his ‘nothing special’ gesture has made him a social media hero. PC Gavin Parrott has admitted being a bit embarrassed about the huge attention he has been given ever his since a simple act of...

Tuesday, 11:34 in Regional West

Coventry mum beaten by ex-boyfriend backs new bid to stop harassment

A Coventry mum who was left with bleeding on the brain after being attacked by her then boyfriend has backed a new police campaign to crackdown on stalking and harassment. The campaign has been timed to coincide with the festive period as there is...

Tuesday, 11:21 in Regional West

How these youngsters are tackling poor parking around their Coventry school

Park your cars properly – that’s the message to drivers from pupils of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School. Youngsters on the school council teamed up with the emergency services as part of Operation Dennis, which aims to tackle illegal and dangerous...

Tuesday, 11:16 in Regional West

This is when the Met Office weather warning for Coventry ends

The Met Office's yellow warning for snow-hit Coventry ends at 11am on Tuesday - despite the city being in the grip of a Big Freeze. Temperatures fell to as low as -6C overnight, but felt as low as -9C with the bitter winds blowing in. But with rain...

Tuesday, 09:40 in Regional West

Rain to wash away cold snap with damp Christmas on cards

​A mild and damp Christmas is on the cards with long-range forecasts predicting the current cold snap will be washed away by widespread showers and rising temperatures. There is still some uncertainty over the festive period, but changeable conditions...

Tuesday, 09:40 in Regional West

This is how to drive safely in snow or ice conditions

Harsh weather conditions like heavy snow or ice can be difficult and dangerous for motorists to drive in. Today, the RAC is expecting to attend up to 11,000 breakdowns across the country, totalling around seven per minute. To ensure motorists stay...

Tuesday, 09:40 in Regional West

Bin collections suspended again in Nuneaton and Bedworth

Bins across Nuneaton and Bedworth will remain unemptied has collections have been hit by the arctic blast. For the second day running, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has suspended its usual bin collection. Due to health and safety concerns...

Tuesday, 09:23 in Regional West

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