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Craig Bellamy urges gay footballers to come out and speaks of his pride in his brother

Craig Bellamy says football is ready for a player to come out as gay. The ex-Coventry City striker made the comments during The Debate on Sky Sports last night. Former Sky Blues forward Craig says the sport is ready - but that the mantle of being the...

today, 12:33 in Sport

Ten ways the Budget 2017 will affect you - from stamp duty to cigarettes

Philip Hammond was on his feet for one hour and two minutes during Wednesday's Budget statement - only the third time in a decade that the speech has lasted over an hour. For his second Budget as chancellor, Mr Hammond added six minutes to the...

today, 12:07 in Regional West

Coventry man wins video game world championships

Professional video gaming, or eSports, is fast on the rise, and one of its newest world champions comes from Coventry. But the event that Jaguar Land Rover worker Luke Walsh won was unlike most - as it lasted a staggering 24 hours. He was part of a...

today, 12:07 in Regional West

Pilot remanded in custody charged with murdering wife in south Warwickshire home

A pilot accused of killing his estranged wife in the kitchen of her south Warwickshire home has been remanded in custody. The police had been called to Patricia McIntosh’s home in the small village of Knightcote, near Gaydon, on Wednesday November...

today, 11:50 in Regional West

Should Bob Brolly have gone to Specsavers?

Veteran BBC radio DJ Bob Brolly has blasted Specsavers, claiming staff told him two pairs of his glasses broke within six months of buying them because of the way he was removing them from his face. Bob Brolly took to social media to complain about...

today, 11:34 in Regional West

Raiders target ATM and steal £44,000 in just NINE minutes

Raiders took just NINE minutes to use power tools to steal a cash point with £44,000 inside from a Nuneaton petrol station site. They forced their way into a side door at Red Rooster Chicken, based on Central Avenue Service Station, and then used...

today, 11:21 in Regional West

‘If you don’t leave the club will be bankrupt in six weeks,’ - Legendary Coventry City chief’s astonishing...

Former Coventry City star striker Garry Thompson has revealed how Jimmy Hill forced him out of the club, threatening that if he didn’t go the Sky Blues would go to the wall in a matter of weeks. Thompson was one of a young, mostly homegrown side that...

today, 11:19 in Sport

Wasps star Nathan Hughes wins praise from England boss ahead of Samoa clash

Joe Launchbury and Elliot Daly have kept their places in a much-changed England side to face Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday. The Wasps pair are two of the six survivors from last week’s 30-6 win over Australia, as head coach Eddie Jones takes the...

today, 10:42 in Sport

Wasps to lose prop forward to Ulster at the end of the season

Wasps’ Irish international prop Marty Moore will end his two-year spell in the Aviva Premiership after the current campaign. The 26-year-old tight-head, who joined the black-and-golds from Leinster prior to the start of last season, is recrossing the...

today, 10:11 in Sport

Families can get paid £50,000 to move to a picturesque Alpine village

Sick and tired of Cov? Well, we may have the perfect arrangement for you - and even though it sounds too good to be true, it most certainly isn't. You see, families might be able to take up an incredible offer from a picturesque Alpine village. People...

today, 10:04 in Regional West

Watch pregnant Kate race Prince William in off-road Land Rover

The Duchess of Cambridge has taken part in a Land Rover off-road driving experience - which recommends pregnant women should not take on the challenge. Kate and William both appeared to enjoy the thrill and excitement of the event when they visited...

today, 09:46 in Regional West

Birmingham New Street travel chaos as trains delayed and cancelled

Birmingham New Street station has been hit by delays today, causing a headache for commuters. The delays and cancellations to train journeys came after a signalling fault, according to the Birmingham Mail. And, worryingly for those looking to travel...

today, 09:39 in Regional West

Nurseries are BANNING glitter amid fears it harms the environment

There are sensational calls to BAN glitter from nurseries - over environmental fears. UK nurseries are reportedly banning the playful, shiny and reflective microplastic - because it can harm the planet. The Mirror reported 20 across the country have...

today, 09:23 in Regional West
Coventry Christmas lights switch on: More pictures from big event

Coventry Christmas lights switch on: More pictures from big event

Thousands of people packed into Broadgate to see Britain's got Talent judge Alesha Dixon switch on Coventry's Christmas lights. Alesha, the 2007 winner of Strictly Come Dancing, wowed the crowds with a high energy performance when she was joined by a...

today, 09:13 in Regional West

Kodi users issued with guidance of what they can and CAN'T do by government

The government has issued urgent guidance over set-top boxes. It comes after a damning investigation discovered that, if you stream illegal content on television, you could be putting your home and family at risk. The so-called Kodi boxes may have...

today, 09:00 in Regional West

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