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Burglar believed he was a 'Messiah' while on Coventry crime spree

A prolific burglar targeted homes and businesses in Coventry while believing he was "on a parity almost of a Messiah". Lance Mullis had been diagnosed with a brain tumour around the time of the offences and was suffering hallucinations,...

Friday, 14:26 in Regional West

'1,000 jobs' to be scrapped by Jaguar Land Rover - live updates

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Car giant Jaguar Land Rover is to axe 1,000 agency staff in Solihull, according to reports. The manufacturer is believed to be blaming Brexit and the fall...

Friday, 14:22 in Regional West

Grand National 2018 sweepstake kit - just download and print

It's almost Grand National Day 2018 - and all bets are on. We've come up with a free sweepstake kit so you can enjoy the big race even more with work colleagues, friends or family. Forty runners will attempt to navigate 30 fences over the famous four...

Friday, 14:22 in Regional West

Parents of disabled children protest against policy change that has left them ‘at breaking point’

Parents and their disabled children gathered outside Coventry Council House to protest policy changes to school transport that has left them at "breaking point". And CoventryLive now understands a number of parents are taking legal action...

Friday, 13:35 in Regional West

Gone in 60 seconds: Relay key crime blamed for car thefts doubling in West Midlands

Representatives of car makers BMW, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover, Audi and Honda have been told to increase car security during talks with the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner. Commissioner David Jamieson called the summit in Coventry...

Friday, 13:31 in Regional West

Wasps v Worcester Warriors: Danny Cipriani starts, Joe Simpson not in squad

Danny Cipriani and Josh Bassett have both recovered from their head knocks against Sale Sharks to make the Wasps' 23 to face Worcester Warriors on Saturday. Having both completed return-to-play protocols, Cipriani keeps his 10 shirt while Bassett mans...

Friday, 13:16 in Sport

Friday the 13th: Thirteen superstitions considered bad luck

Happy Friday the 13th! Said no one ever. Today is believed to be an unlucky day, when bad things are more likely to happen and misfortune is rife. Superstition around it is thought to originate from the Bible, as there were 13 people present at the...

Friday, 12:54 in Regional West

Grand National 2018: Odds, who to bet on, when's it on TV and more

Horse racing fans are looking ahead to the 2018 Grand National after the final 40 runners for were confirmed. A maximum of 40 horses will run in the prestigious race at Aintree on Saturday. If there are any withdrawals from the final 40 between...

Friday, 10:51 in Regional West

Coventry to rival Costa del Sol next week as temperatures hit 19C

Coventry and Warwickshire will be as hot as Costa del Sol next week, forecasters are predicting. It's predicted we'll experience temperatures of 19C - nudging into the 20s on occasion - as the weather finally warms. Temperature highs of 19C are...

Friday, 10:42 in Regional West

Jet stream to spark warm blast in UK - but it's not all good news

The jet stream is set to ​make a major move to rid Britain of the damp and dismal weather that has plagued much of the nation for days. The fast-flowing current of air, which speeds over the Atlantic several miles above the earth, will be nudged north...

Friday, 10:19 in Regional West

92 Carpetright stores set to close - this is the full list

Carpetright has said 92 stores will shut under its rescue plans, of which 11 have already stopped trading. It said it hopes to relocate impacted staff where possible. Stratford's outlet will close - the only one in Coventry and Warwickshire set for...

Friday, 09:45 in Regional West

Coventry City boss Mark Robins has selection dilemma as main Crawley Town threat reveled

Selection dilemmas Coventry City head to mid-table Crawley Town this weekend looking to get their play-off push back on track. The Sky Blues have suffered back-to-back defeats and failed to win in their last three to see their fading ambitions for...

Friday, 07:55 in Sport

Coventry traffic news: Ring road, M6, A46, A45, M69, M1 and more

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Welcome to the Telegraph’s daily live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around Coventry and beyond. We’re here to...

Friday, 07:47 in Regional West

Double amount of grit used to keep Coventry moving during big chill

The big chill, the Beast from the East and the second Beast from the East are all far behind us, thankfully. But the bitter chill of the particularly brutal winter is hard to forget. This year saw multiple periods of heavy snowfall, and the council's...

Friday, 07:47 in Regional West

Underpaid, short-staffed and sick with stress - the toll on our hospital workers revealed

Those working at hospitals across Coventry and Warwickshire are feeling the strain according to a new survey that found more than a third suffer from work-related stress. According to the latest NHS Staff Survey results, nearly two-fifths of staff at...

Friday, 07:47 in Regional West

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