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Man dubbed "wickedest man in the world" was born in Warwickshire 142 years ago

A modern-day Satanist who went on to bless the front cover of a Beatles album was born in Leamington nearly a century a half ago. Once dubbed “the wickedest man in the world”, Aleister Crowley was born in this week in 1875 and went on to refer to...

yesterday, 18:13 in Regional West
 

When Doctor Who came to Coventry - and other pictures of the past

Doctor Who, Cyrille Regis and the aftermath of a 1940 air raid - these were some of the stories rediscovered in our picture archives this week. Every day on our letters page, we flashback to stories of yesteryear in our Remember When feature. Do you...

yesterday, 17:53 in Regional West
 

Coventry City defender Rod McDonald happy when fixtures 'come thick and fast'

Coventry City defender Rod McDonald is eager to make amends quickly for Saturday's defeat at Accrington Stanley. The Sky Blues will be looking to return to winning ways against Forest Green Rovers in midweek, after claiming a single point in their...

yesterday, 17:52 in Sport
 

Cov couple set up second hand furniture store to help those in need

A Coventry couple have opened up a second hand furniture shop with a pledge to offer free home delivery to their customers in need. Pearl Dann, 43, said she opened the shop “for the community” and wanted to make it easy for elderly people and low...

yesterday, 16:25 in Regional West
 

Coventry Crime Files: Note forgers hanged at the gallows

The Coventry Telegraph is looking back over some of the region’s most famous and gruesome crimes from our bloody past. Among them are murders and poisonings, together with their resulting executions, with some dating back more than 200 years. Crime...

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional West
 
Revealed: Most haunted locations in West Midlands

Revealed: Most haunted locations in West Midlands

Looking to get some chills this Halloween season? Well we've got just the venues for you. Here for your spooktastic delight is a run down of the most haunted locations in the West Midlands. WARWICK CASTLE Sir Fulke Grevilee was granted the...

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional West
 

Coventry City boss Mark Robins puts promotion back in focus

Mark Robins has reiterated the importance of Coventry City winning promotion this season. The Sky Blues boss admits that Saturday’s result at Accrington Stanley has put pressure on themselves ahead of back-to-back home games at the Ricoh Arena,...

yesterday, 16:04 in Sport
 

'Danger to life' warning issued as 80mph gales set to hit Britain

The UK is set to be barraged by the remains of Hurricane Ophelia, with winds, heavy downpours and large waves expected. Weather experts have issued a 'danger to life' warning with 80mph winds set to cause risk of flying debris. The ex-hurricane has...

yesterday, 15:43 in Regional West
 

Hollyoaks actress Lysette Anthony comes forward with rape accusation against disgraced film producer Harvey...

Hollyoaks star Lysette Anthony has accused shamed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of raping her - in her own home. The British actress launched the explosive allegations in an interview with The Sunday Times, in which the 54-year-old described the...

yesterday, 14:13 in Regional West
 

Two arrested in connection with car jacking in Leamington

Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged car jacking in Leamington Spa. A sports car was taken outside the victim’s home in broad daylight. Police say the victim, a woman in her 50s, was unloading shopping from her car when she had her...

yesterday, 13:23 in Regional West
 

Why did Coventry Zoo close and what happened to its Zulu warrior?

Why did Coventry Zoo close and what ever happened to the giant Zulu warrior statue that stood at the gates? The zoo, located on part of Whitley Common, was once one of the region’s major tourist attractions. It was relatively modern, by zoo standards,...

yesterday, 13:17 in Regional West
 

You might be using minicabs illegally without knowing about it - here's how

Did you know that you could be using minicabs ILLEGALLY - without even knowing about it? A leading personal safety charity has revealed that as many as eight in ten Midlanders are left in the dark about what taxis and minicabs are legally allowed to...

yesterday, 13:04 in Regional West
 

This was the cheapest house sold in Coventry in August

A three-bedroomed house in Coventry sold for just £55,000 - the cheapest property sold in the city according to figures just released. The latest Land Registry data for August revealed 130 Tallants Road in Bell Green changed hands for £55,000. A...

yesterday, 11:59 in Regional West
 

Revealed: What really goes on behind the scenes of a circus

In most walks of life, a husband throwing knives at his wife would be considered a serious crime - but at Zippos Circus, it’s just business. The internationally renowned show is back in Coventry this weekend - with a colourful cast of characters, led...

yesterday, 11:25 in Regional West
 

Luxury Coventry farmhouse set to go under the hammer

This stunning farm conversion located on the outskirts of Coventry is set to go under the hammer later this month. The huge former farmhouse has been converted into three self contained units, but the new owner will have the option of restoring the...

yesterday, 11:19 in Regional West
 


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