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Toby Young resignation shows social media can come back to haunt users

Toby Young resignation shows social media can come back to haunt users

Toby Young has announced he is standing down from the universities regulator saying his appointment has "become a distraction". The journalist turned educationalist apologised "unreservedly" for a string of controversial comments...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Oprah Winfrey for President? Golden Globes speech sparks rumours

Activists for the Democratic Party are speculating over the possibility that Oprah Winfrey will run for the US presidency in 2020, following her impassioned speech at the Golden Globes. As she received a lifetime achievement award from the Hollywood...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 
Keep calm is the message from Boro manager

Keep calm is the message from Boro manager

DINO Maamria is refusing to panic – even though Nuneaton find themselves in the middle of a relegation battle in the Vanarama National League North this season. The Boro are one of seven teams who are separated by a couple of wins at the wrong end of...

9 January 2018 in Sport
 

Coventry City and Sisu considering legal action over takeover claims

Coventry City and the club’s owners Sisu are considering legal action after ‘fabricated’ emails were posted on social media relating to an apparent takeover of the club. Messages have been circulated on social media attributed to a solicitor...

9 January 2018 in Sport
 

Driver 'missing from scene' after pile-up leaves two women in hospital

Two women were taken to hospital after a collision involving three cars on Ansty Road this morning. The vehicles collided this morning at the junction with Hinckley Road shortly after 7am. All three lanes outbound were closed as emergency services...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Credit and debit cards surcharges will be banned this WEEK

Shoppers will no longer be charged an extra cost for payments made on their debit and credit cards, from this week. The ban, which has been implemented by the government, means that retailers and traders will not be able to add an additional cost on...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Teenager Shahida Shahid died after eating chicken burger at restaurant

A gifted teenage university student with a dairy allergy died after eating a chicken burger marinated in butter milk at a restaurant, an inquest has heard. Shahida Shahid, 18, from Worsley, Salford, had previously needed to have urgent treatment at a...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Motorists suffer traffic chaos as delays hit A5 AGAIN

Drivers making their morning commute have been left fuming after traffic chaos is swamping the A5 in both directions due to road works. Hundreds of cars have been gridlocked for more than half an hour on the major A road as council staff carry out...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Fire at paint factory sent smoke billowing across London

A huge fire at a paint factory sent smoke billowing across London with eyewitnesses reporting "fireballs" shooting into the air. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said nearly 100 firefighters tackled the large blaze that completely destroyed a paint...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

ITV drama Next of Kin: How many episodes are there, spoilers, reviews and more

The new year brings with it a new raft of TV programmes and the return of old favourites. The good news is that there’s a lot to look forward to in 2018, across Netflix, terrestrial TV and Sky Atlantic. Last night saw the debut of Next of Kin on ITV....

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Coronation Street spoilers: Phelan leaves viewers devastated for Alya after Luke murder

Coronation Street viewers "sobbed" as devastated Alya Nazir learned her boyfriend Luke Britton had been murdered. The mechanic (Dean Fagan) was shot and his car set on fire by evil Pat Phelan (Connor McIntyre) in dramatic scenes last week....

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Coventry Building Society jobs - tonight's the night

Tonight's the night if you’re interested in landing a job at the Coventry Building Society as it hosts a special open evening to fill 40 roles. The open evening for the customer service roles will take place tonight at Oakfield House at Binley...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Damian Hinds named education secretary, replacing Justine Greening

Former education secretary Justine Greening's dramatic departure from Government has stood out in an otherwise highly cautious Cabinet reshuffle. Ms Greening quit following a refusal to be switched to the Department for Work and Pensions after...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Toby Young QUITS as universities regulator after controversial comments

Toby Young has announced he is standing down from the universities regulator saying his appointment has "become a distraction". The journalist turned educationalist apologised "unreservedly" for a string of controversial comments...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 

Two dead after light aircraft crash in Midlands

Two people have died after a light aircraft crash in Gloucestershire. The single engine aircraft came down at around 12.45pm on January 8 in a field near Overbury, Tewkesbury. Emergency services landed some distance away from the scene due to foggy...

9 January 2018 in Regional West
 


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