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Three men found GUILTY of gang-raping woman in Foleshill

Three men accused of gang-raping a woman they met outside the Ricoh Arena have been found GUILTY. Timotei Baran, Calin Lacatus and Constantin Vila stood accused of nine counts of rape and sexual assault at Warwick Crown Court. A jury today found the Roma

Thursday, 16:22 in Regional West

Is this the neighbour from hell? Man played hip-hop, urban and R&B for 32 hours straight

A noisy neighbour who played loud music for 32 hours straight has been slapped with one of the largest fines in a council’s history. Jason Duffield has been hit with a legal bill of more than £16,000 after ignoring warnings and harassing his neighbours,

Thursday, 16:22 in Regional West

Volunteers needed for world record attempt in memory of tragic Nuneaton toddler

Volunteers are needed to break a world record in memory of a Nuneaton toddler who died of meningitis. It’s all being done in the name of Georgie Hall with the aim of raising money and awareness. Georgie was only 23 months old when she died from meningiti

Thursday, 16:22 in Regional West

Sick paedophile told police he killed Madeleine McCann for fame

A convicted paedophile told police he murdered Madeleine McCann as part of a sick bid for fame. Former nursery worker Aaron Collis, from Cambridge, conceded to 11 sex offences against youngsters in 2009. The 31-year-old has created a sick website detaili

Thursday, 16:11 in Regional West

Drug addict caught using a sawn-off SHOTGUN as a crack pipe

Shocking photos have been released on a man using a sawn-off shotgun as a crack pipe. Stuart Cunningham's girlfriend Chelsea Gardner took the photos on her mobile phone. The pictures were later used to convict the pair. Cunningham, 32, of Montgomery Driv

Thursday, 16:11 in Regional West

Thug leaves victim with lifelong scars after thrusting broken bottle into his face

A thug smashed a glass bottle on the pavement and jabbed it in to another man’s face - causing lifelong scarring. Sidney Mpofu had to undergo surgery to remove shards of glass from his face after the horrific attack by Daniel Whitehouse in Coventry. Whit

Thursday, 16:11 in Regional West

Coventry City Transfers: Mark Robins beats off competition to land striker

Coventry City boss Mark Robins has made his second signing of the close season by drafting in Sheffield United striker Marc McNulty. The 24-year-old striker has agreed a two-year deal with the Sky Blues who have beaten off hot interest from Mansfield and

Thursday, 16:00 in Sport

What's in the Conservative Party's General Election manifesto?

Theresa May has ditched David Cameron's pledges not to raise income tax or national insurance in a Conservative manifesto she said laid out a vision for dealing with the "five great challenges" of the coming years. The Prime Minister...

Thursday, 15:34 in Regional West
Wasps and other Aviva Premiership clubs to face tougher European Cup challenge

Wasps and other Aviva Premiership clubs to face tougher European Cup challenge

European Champions Cup life will soon get harder for Wasps and other Premiership outfits in the elite level competition. This follows the news that governing body EPCR have changed the qualification rules, and as a result Italian clubs, who historically

Thursday, 15:26 in Sport

Little Boy Blue: Rhys Jones' dad lauds "excellent" ITV drama

The dad of murdered Liverpool schoolboy Rhys Jones has hailed the recently-concluded Little Boy Blue drama series. The ITV programme told the story of the 11-year-old, who was gunned down by 16-year-old Sean Mercer on his way home from football practice

Thursday, 15:21 in Regional West

Gary Hoffman: 'I won't give up trying to buy the Sky Blues'

Coventry businessman Gary Hoffman has pledged he won’t give up in his bid to buy the Sky Blues. Mr Hoffman spoke out after the failure of a third “significant and generous” offer by a consortium he is leading to buy Coventry City from current owners Sisu

Thursday, 14:58 in Sport

Live updates: ANOTHER Second World War bomb alert rocks the Midlands

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Police have sealed off a Midland street after a resident found what was believed to be a Second World War shell in a garden. Army bomb disposal teams were scr

Thursday, 14:26 in Regional West

Gastric band in a pill helps slimmers shed body weight without surgery

A swallowable balloon which makes people feel full can lead to dramatic weight loss in just four months, research suggests. Details of the slimming aid will be presented today at the world's biggest obesity conference in Porto, Portugal. Incredible trial

Thursday, 13:57 in Regional West

Watch: High speed police pursuit tears through Coventry streets - before driver is floored by white van man

This is moment a high speed police pursuit ended in a residential street after the driver was floored by a white van man. Martin Bates, owner of Coventry Man with a Van, and his friend Thomas Snowdon were driving along Woodway Lane, Walsgrave, when they

Thursday, 13:36 in Regional West

Bizarre biology GCSE exam question dumbfounds students

GCSE students across the country have been left bewildered by a bizarre question on their biology paper. Social media is awash with reports from students, who have flocked to Twitter and Facebook to mercilessly mock the question. The paper, supplied by a

Thursday, 13:36 in Regional West

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