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People leap into water tanks to escape Portugal's deadly fires

Survivors have emerged with stories of leaping into water tanks and other dramatic escapes from the deadly forest fires scorching central Portugal. Authorities have come under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the country's deadliest natur

Tuesday, 11:58 in Regional West

Jaguar Land Rover worker who died at plant in "industrial accident" named as Joseph McDonald

A Jaguar Land Rover contractor who died in an "industrial accident" at its plant in Solihull has been named. Joseph McDonald suffered a cardiac arrest at the site, in Lode Lane, at around 3pm on Sunday. The loving dad had CPR performed on...

Tuesday, 11:46 in Regional West

Police launch murder investigation after woman found dead in Nuneaton

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a Nuneaton woman. Three people have been arrested after a body of a 27-year-old woman was found in Ansley Common. They have been arrested on suspicion of murder but enquiries are ongoing.

Tuesday, 11:46 in Regional West

Geri Horner blasts pressure on women to get into shape after childbirth

Geri Horner has blasted the pressure on women to “bounce back” into shape after having a baby. The former Spice Girls singer - who is married to Leamington-born Formula One chief Christian - explains she lost her baby weight despite “guzzling Fanta” than

Tuesday, 11:17 in Regional West

When does Premier League Fantasy Football 2017/18 start?

The summer is continuing - and while many enjoy June and July, it can be really tough for football fans. Sure, there's the Under-21s European Championships to enjoy this summer. But there is a severe lack of football related action on our TV screens righ

Tuesday, 11:12 in Sport

Former Coventry City manager Aidy Boothroyd's England U21s beat Slovakia

England Under-21s survived a major scare to keep their Euro 2017 hopes alive after a comeback victory over Slovakia. Second-half goals from Alfie Mawson and Nathan Redmond sealed a 2-1 win to move the Young Lions top of Group A. But Aidy Boothroyd's side

Tuesday, 11:12 in Sport

Grenfell Tower firefighter had to make heartbreaking decision on 20th floor

A rookie firefighter just five days into the job has described how she helped save residents trying to escape the Grenfell Tower blaze. April Cachia told the Daily Telegraph that just after she completed the 11-week training course, her crew at Shoreditc

Tuesday, 10:56 in Regional West

Missing Coventry girl, 6, sparks huge police operation

A huge police operation was launched to find a missing six-year-old girl from Coventry. A helicopter helped officers on the ground look for the youngster in Mount Nod and Eastern Green last night. It is believed the girl had gone missing from her home in

Tuesday, 10:47 in Regional West

Police name Nuneaton motorcyclist killed in crash in Coleshill

A motorcyclist killed in a crash in Coleshill has been named by police. John Lowe, from Nuneaton, also known as Steve died in a serious crash on Friday afternoon. Both Station Road and Gorsey Lane were closed off while the emergency services dealt with t

Tuesday, 10:47 in Regional West
US student who died has completed journey home from North Korea, says family

US student who died has "completed journey home" from North Korea, says family

The family of a US college student who died days after being released in a coma from North Korea says the 22-year-old "has completed his journey home". Otto Warmbier died in Ohio on Monday, relatives said in a statement. They did not cite a...

Tuesday, 10:26 in Regional West

How long will the hot weather last in Coventry?

Coventry has been gripped by stifling heat and soaring temperatures over the past few days. The city has seen the mercury reach as high as 30C as residents head out to buy fans, bags of ice and boxes of lollies in a bid to cool down. The weather has been

Tuesday, 10:04 in Regional West

Met Police cuts an absurdity in wake of terror attacks, warns ex commissioner

A former Metropolitan Police commissioner has said it would be "an absurdity" to further cut the force's funding after recent events in London. Lord Blair called for a rethink over plans to cut hundreds of millions of pounds from the force's...

Tuesday, 09:55 in Regional West

Brexit deal will not "shut down" immigration, vows Chancellor

Immigration to Britain will be managed but not "shut down" after a "jobs first" Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said. Mr Hammond also signalled the UK would seek to maintain the "frictionless" border arrangements of...

Tuesday, 09:12 in Regional West

Finsbury mosque attack: Van suspect's family say their "hearts go out" to the victims

The family of a man held by police over the Finsbury Park attack, say they are "massively shocked" and "their hearts go out to the injured". A 47-year-old man from Wales was arrested after pedestrians were targeted by a man driving...

Tuesday, 09:12 in Regional West

Harrowing Grenfell Tower footage shows true extent of fire disaster

Eerie footage from inside the burnt-out remains of Grenfell Tower has offered a harrowing first glimpse of the extent of the disaster. Three short video clips and a handful of still images, released by the Metropolitan Police, show remnants of appliances

Tuesday, 09:07 in Regional West

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