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Petrol station fire sees A46 closed in both directions

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now The A46 near Warwick has been closed in both directions this morning to allow firefighters to deal with a blaze at a petrol station. There were long delays...

Tuesday, 10:38 in Regional West

Body discovered believed to be that of missing Louis Cureton

Police searching for missing Coventry man Louis Cureton say they believe they have found his body. West Midlands Police launched an appeal yesterday in a bid to find the 28-year-old from Stoke , who had been missing since Sunday. Police said the body...

Tuesday, 10:24 in Regional West

Dennis Wise Wikipedia page sabotaged during I'm A Celebrity

Dennis Wise has seen his Wikipedia page cruelly targeted by trolls during his stint in the jungle. The former Coventry City midfielder joined the ITV show on Sunday night. Within minutes of the show starting, the ex-Sky Blues midfielder had his...

Tuesday, 09:54 in Sport

Cyrus Christie reveals sickening racist abuse after Republic of Ireland's World Cup defeat to Denmark

Former Coventry City defender Cyrus Christie has revealed that he has received racist abuse on Twitter following the Republic of Ireland's failure to qualify for the World Cup. The ex-Sky Blues right-back posted a statement on social media on Monday...

Tuesday, 09:35 in Sport

Flight diverted back to Birmingham after air rage passenger furiously rowed with stewardess

A flight was diverted back to Birmingham Airport after a passenger became “aggressive and abusive”. Kieran Tabberner, from Paradise Lane, Hall Green , targeted Flybe air stewardess Robyn Pascoe after being told he couldn’t use the toilet. He saw red...

Tuesday, 09:12 in Regional West

Vote Leave inquiry causes Electoral Commission facing serious questions

The commission announced on Monday that it had opened an investigation into spending by the pro-Brexit campaign in the lead-up to the June 2016 referendum after "new information" came to light. This leaves the Electoral Commission facing...

Tuesday, 08:19 in Regional West

Robert Mugabe should resign says Zimbabwe's ousted vice president

The likely successor and recently fired vice president to President Robert Mugabe has said the 93-year-old leader should resign immediately. Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a statement on Tuesday that he is not in Zimbabwe and that he would not return to...

Tuesday, 08:02 in Regional West

Mark Robins reveals the one that got away; What Coventry City can expect from Stevenage

The one that got away Coventry City boss Mark Robins admits he missed his opportunity to sign one of League Two’s hottest strikers in the summer – Stevenage’s Danny Newton, who will be doing his level best to ram home that point when the two sides...

Tuesday, 06:13 in Sport

Wasps comment: "It was as if he'd never been away"

There are few worse sights in professional sport than a rugby player going through the torment of months on the sidelines. Once the initial physical pain has worn off, he must cope with the frustrating sense of time passing and opportunities being...

Tuesday, 05:44 in Sport

Coventry Foodbank to help 100,000th user thanks to generous residents

Coventry Foodbank will this week serve its 100,000th user thanks to seven years of generosity from city residents. Project manager Hugh McNeill paid tribute to the lifeline’s “incredible” supporters ahead of the milestone. Launched on January 21,...

Tuesday, 05:40 in Regional West

Police appeal to find missing Coventry football player

West Midlands Police have launched an appeal to try and find a missing man from Coventry . Louis Cureton, 28, is well known on the local football circuit having represented a number of teams in the area. He has been missing since Sunday morning and...

Tuesday, 00:18 in Regional West

Sergeant Major and the lower league John Stones: Inside track on Coventry City's opponents Stevenage

Coventry City travel to mid-table Stevenage tonight looking for back-to-back victories in the league. Mark Robins 's men travel to The Lamex Stadium with their tails up after Saturday's win at in-form Lincoln City , but without leading scorer Duckens...

Monday, 20:10 in Sport

Gender-neutral changing rooms split opinion among Telegraph readers

Topshop have made the decision to make their changing rooms gender neutral amid growing pressure from shoppers, the Telegraph reported last week . A string of other UK retailers have already adopted the policy, which has split opinion among readers....

Monday, 19:22 in Regional West

Boy, 12, put in isolation and given detention over Peaky Blinders haircut

A mum has hit out at her child's school after her son was placed in detention over his Peaky Blinders-style haircut. The back and sides of James Hiles' head were shaved in a style similar to the distinctive haircut sported by star Cillian Murphy in...

Monday, 19:05 in Regional West

Coventry businesses unite to urge Chancellor to back city in Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been urged by business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire to put some more fuel in the Midlands Engine. Philip Hammond will present his Budget on Wednesday, November 22, at a time when the UK economy is growing –...

Monday, 19:05 in Regional West

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