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Clear up underway at derelict city centre site where man's body found

The city centre alleyway in which a man died last week has been tidied up. Police were called to the alley that runs between Bishop Street and Chapel Street on Thursday evening after a man’s body was found by council workers . The man’s identity and...

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional West

Police investigating theft want to find this tuxedo-wearing man

Police want to trace this man in a tuxedo as they investigate the theft of a watch at a Coventry city centre pub. The watch, which is worth £100, was stolen from a table at The Golden Cross pub, in Hay Lane, in the early hours of Sunday, February 4....

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional West

We ask police whether knife arches are coming to Coventry schools

West Midlands Police has refused to reveal whether or not knife arch metal detectors will be installed at schools in Coventry. The force has announced the knife arches, which are designed to detect any concealed weapons, will be brought into some...

Wednesday, 14:43 in Regional West

Student flats plan for former Dairy Crest site back under the spotlight

A proposal for the latest block of student flats in Coventry will be back on the city council’s agenda on Thursday. Planning officers withdrew their recommendation for the 266-bedroom scheme at the former Dairy Crest site, in Harper Road, Stoke, just...

Wednesday, 14:33 in Regional West

M6 horror: Police arrest man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

A man has been arrested following a five-vehicle crash which killed one driver on the M6 this morning. The fatal collision occurred just before 2am between junctions two and three on the northbound carriageway near Coventry. Warwickshire Police...

Wednesday, 14:25 in Regional West

'Own goals' blamed for hospital's 'requirements improvement' rating

A series of ‘own goals’ played a part in a Nuneaton hospital being told it ‘requires improvement’ by health inspectors. During what was something of a post mortem into the rating given to the George Eliot Hospital by Care Quality Commission (CQC)...

Wednesday, 13:03 in Regional West

Why Tesco customers need to check their bank accounts right now

Tesco shoppers are being urged to immediately check their bank accounts and statements. The advice comes after it emerged the big name supermarket chain had been taking payments months after charging customers, as reported by Birmingham Live....

Wednesday, 12:35 in Regional West

£4.50 'miracle' cream cures baby's eczema and leaves parents raving

The mother of a baby whose eczema was so severe it looked like she’d had “boiling water poured over her” has told how she keeps her symptoms at bay using Childs Farm products. Joanne, 28, from Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland, tried everything to...

Wednesday, 12:35 in Regional West

Police investigate how mobile phone failed to be handed to barristers in harassment case

Police have vowed to investigate how vital evidence failed to be handed over in a harassment case that has now been thrown out of the court. The Crown Prosecution Service decided to discontinue the case against Paul Baden after repeated requests to...

Wednesday, 12:35 in Regional West

Take a look at the refurbished KFC in West Orchards

The latest refurbishment work at West Orchards shopping centre is complete with the reopening of an impressive looking fast food outlet. Popular eaterie KFC has reopened and looks almost unrecognisable. It comes as part of a £2million food court...

Wednesday, 12:35 in Regional West

Man dies in accident on Heathrow Airport runway

Flights were disrupted after a man died following a collision between two airport vehicles on the airfield at Heathrow. Several aircraft preparing to take off were held on the ground following the collision near Terminal 5 shortly after 6am on...

Wednesday, 11:54 in Regional West

Know your rights if police try to pull you over

The police can stop a vehicle for any reason and if they ask you to stop, you must - otherwise you are breaking the law. Once stopped, a police officer can ask to see your driving licence, insurance certificate or MOT certificate, reports The...

Wednesday, 11:50 in Regional West

Time traveller 'from 2030' PASSES lie detector test

Ever wondered what lies ahead for planet Earth? Well, don't bother, because a man claiming to be a time traveller has helpfully returned to the present day to reveal what the future has in store for us. The man - who only wants to be identified as...

Wednesday, 11:37 in Regional West

Cannabis oil sales are soaring - and Holland & Barrett is selling it

Cannabis oil uses have received a significant amount of attention. Typically, you'll read about it in miracle human interest stories, which suggest it can cure cancer and a number of other diseases. Data from the Cannabis Trades Association UK shows...

Wednesday, 11:37 in Regional West

Helipad appeal boost thanks to Warwick pupil Charlie and pals

Eight-year-old Charlie Graham asked his school pals to support a special charity – and they raised a whopping £577. Charlie, a pupil of Warwick Junior School, gave a presentation on the HELP Appeal (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads) – as his...

Wednesday, 11:37 in Regional West

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