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These are the most valuable old £1 coins

The old pound coin is no longer legal tender at most places, but make sure you scrutinise your coins before you exchange them. Certain coin designs and dates are quite valuable to some collectors. The most sought after coin is the Edinburgh City...

Tuesday, 15:45 in Regional West

Binley Woods to move into Nuneaton under boundary shake-up

Binley Woods would move into Nuneaton under plans unveiled by the Boundary Commission today. Kenilworth is also set to be moved into Coventry as part of a shake up of parliamentary constituencies introduced in a bid to reduce the number of MPs...

Tuesday, 15:40 in Regional West

The shocking haul of weapons handed into Warwickshire Police

A jaw-dropping haul of weapons - including a MEAT CLEAVER - has been handed into police across Warwickshire. Officers revealed that more than 600 knives have been handed in to police from across the county and West Mercia following a knife surrender...

Tuesday, 15:28 in Regional West

Wasps' injury problems are current, but is the answer longer-term?

With so many injuries having struck down Wasps' front-liners in recent weeks, attention has understandably focused on the possible arrival of interim replacements. However, there is also a second aspect to their plight, which they share with a number...

Tuesday, 15:24 in Sport

Prince William and Kate Middleton 'delighted' over third pregnancy as due date revealed

Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed they are "delighted" to be expecting their third child in April. A statement reads: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a...

Tuesday, 15:17 in Regional West

Jordan Willis signs new deal with Coventry City

Coventry City defender Jordan Willis has penned a new deal with the club. The Coventry born Academy graduate’s contract was due to expire in June 2018. But he has signed a new contract with a one year extension which takes him up to June 2019. Since...

Tuesday, 14:21 in Sport

Man stabbed through heart by sadist after being lured to threesome

The family of a man who was stabbed to death after being lured to a threesome have said they will never recover from his “pointless” death. Tim Smith was knifed through the heart when he arrived for a rendezvous at an industrial estate with Mark Law,...

Tuesday, 14:17 in Regional West

Vast amounts of gold, platinum and uranium forged as two dead stars collide

A gold mine on a cosmic scale has been found in a distant galaxy where astronomers watched the titanic collision between two super-dense neutron stars. In a kind of alchemy, the fireball 130 million light years away created huge quantities of the...

Tuesday, 14:00 in Regional West

Elderly woman dies after accident in supermarket car park

An elderly woman has died just days after she was involved in an accident with a BMW in a supermarket car park. The 93-year-old woman was in collision with the car in the Sainsbury’s car park in Kenilworth last Thursday. She was taken to University...

Tuesday, 13:52 in Regional West

The ridiculous reason drug dealer gave when cops found cocaine and heroin on him

A Coventry drugs crook found with 40 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine on him by police gave this "farcical" explanation to a jury. Millidge, 40, of Upper Spon Street said he had come across them in a box in an alleyway - and at first...

Tuesday, 13:52 in Regional West
Spanish pilot dies in military jet crash at base near Madrid

Spanish pilot dies in military jet crash at base near Madrid

A pilot has died in a military jet crash at an air base outside Madrid, Spain's defence ministry has said. A ministry spokesman said the F-18 jet crashed at the Torrejon de Ardoz base on Tuesday during take-off. No one else was in the plane at the...

Tuesday, 13:45 in Regional West
Darlington approach turned down by Nuneaton Town boss

Darlington approach turned down by Nuneaton Town boss

Nuneaton Town can confirm that manager Tommy Wright has turned down an approach from Vanarama National League North rivals Darlington. An approach was made to Nuneaton at 8pm last night (Monday) in regard to Wright. Compensation figures were revealed...

Tuesday, 13:41 in Sport

Forget Hurricane Ophelia - Storm BRIAN is set to batter the UK this weekend

Get set to batten down the hatches again because Storm Brian is on course to pelt parts of Britain with more strong winds and heavy rain this weekend. The latest Atlantic weather system is unlikely to have the intensity of ex-hurricane Ophelia, which...

Tuesday, 13:35 in Regional West

Childline reports heartbreaking surge in calls from suicidal children

A record number of children have sought help from Childline over suicidal thoughts. NSPCC help and advice service provided 62 counselling sessions each day last year for children tormented by thoughts of ending their own lives. Children as young as 10...

Tuesday, 13:18 in Regional West

Islamic State's caliphate 'capital' Raqqa liberated by US-backed Syrian forces

The Syrian city of Raqqa has been liberated from Islamic State militants and combing operations are under way to clear the city of land mines and extremist sleeper cells, a commander with US-backed Syrian forces has said. Brigadier General Talal Sillo...

Tuesday, 13:06 in Regional West

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