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The jobs up for grabs in Coventry with Amazon, Costa and more

Unemployment has risen in Coventry but Jobcentre Plus bosses say there are a host of initiatives in place to help jobseekers find work - including recruitment campaigns with Amazon, Costa and Stadium Team. Two recruitment open events are planned...

Wednesday, 07:47 in Regional West

Coventry University staff to stage second protest over union row today

Staff at Coventry University are set to take part in their second protest over claims a 'sham' union was created to represent them. The Universities and College Union (UCU) says staff employed by Coventry University Group - a wholly owned subsidiary...

Wednesday, 07:34 in Regional West

Danny Cipriani's 'burning desire' to play for England saw him turn down lucrative offers from Top 14 clubs

It was a chapter of English rugby that was destined to have an unhappy ending - a yearning sense of wonder of what might have been. For ten years Danny Cipriani has lit up the Aviva Premiership either side of a spell in Australia but injuries and...

Tuesday, 22:29 in Sport

Coventry taxi driver found guilty of causing teen motorbike rider's death

A taxi driver who pulled into the path of a speeding motorcyclist while trying to make a right turn has been found to be responsible for the rider’s death. Parminder Singh had denied causing the death of 18-year-old Jack Simpson, who died just over a...

Tuesday, 17:17 in Regional West

The play-offs selection headache Coventry City boss Mark Robins must resolve

Coventry City boss Mark Robins is forced to make at least one change to his side on Friday night with the news that centre-back Tom Davies has received a retrospective ban for violent conduct. But the Sky Blues boss could make two changes to his back...

Tuesday, 17:12 in Sport

Twickenham final awaits Warwickshire or Hampshire in crunch Bill Beaumont County Championship decider

Warwickshire are one game away from a Twickenham final after securing their second bonus-point win of the summer. Huw Thomas' side kicked off their Bill Beaumont County Championship campaign with a victory over Somerset a fortnight ago and backed it...

Tuesday, 16:56 in Sport

Mum of autistic Coventry terror suspect fears he will die in notorious prison

The mum of a Coventry terror suspect fears he will die in prison unless he is protected 24 hours a day. Kim Copeland says she has not spoken to her autistic son Chez since he was arrested and charged with a terrorism offence. Chez Copeland was...

Tuesday, 16:14 in Regional West

Nathan Hughes and James Gaskell return to face Saracens, Tommy Taylor and Simon McIntyre out

Wasps are set to welcome back Nathan Hughes and James Gaskell to their squad to face Saracens in the Aviva Premiership semi-final this Saturday. Number eight Hughes has been out with a knee injury he picked up while on England duty against France in...

Tuesday, 16:12 in Sport

Dangerous driving suspect arrested after pensioner killed

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a pensioner died in Coventry. A man in his 80s was found lying in Burnaby Road, Holbrooks, at 10.55pm on Saturday and later died at the scene. West Midlands Police had...

Tuesday, 15:57 in Regional West

Man dies after falling from Coventry Ring Road

A man has died after falling from the Coventry Ring Road in to a car park in the city centre. Emergency services were called to the Lower Ford Street car park at around 10.30am this morning. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the air crew from...

Tuesday, 15:49 in Regional West

Confirmed: Coventry City's Tom Davies learns his fate

Coventry City's Tom Davies has been given a three-game ban for violent conduct for an incident in the 21st minute of the Sky Blues Skybet League Two Play-Off Semi Final against Notts County. The Sky Blues will not be appealing the ban, which means...

Tuesday, 15:01 in Sport

Where to see Lancaster bomber fly-over to mark 75th Dambusters anniversary

A historic plane fly-over is coming to our region. To mark the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters bombing raid, there will be a Lancaster fly-past going over the Midlands. The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is set to fly an Avro...

Tuesday, 15:01 in Regional West

Gap sorry for T-shirt’s ‘erroneous’ China map

US clothing retailer Gap has apologised for selling T-shirts bearing what it says was an “erroneous” map of China that did not include self-ruled Taiwan, in the latest example of corporate kowtowing to Beijing. In a post on China’s Weibo microblogging...

Tuesday, 14:27 in Regional West

This is why a whale was spotted in landlocked Nuneaton

A giant whale was spotted beached hundreds of miles away from sea - in Nuneaton. But this was no ordinary whale - Plasticus is more than eight metres long and made of 250 kilograms of plastic, the same amount dumped into oceans every second. It is the...

Tuesday, 14:27 in Regional West

Look: Inside the Coventry gay bar up for sale

Here's a sneak peak inside the Coventry gay bar up for sale just weeks after opening. The Kiki Lounge & Loft, in Warwick Street, Earlsdon only opened as a new cabaret and mixed LGBT/heterosexual venue at the end of March. Now it is up for sale on...

Tuesday, 14:14 in Regional West

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