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Seventeen killed in Florida High School in Valentine's Day shooting

Seventeen people were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday. Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County said suspect is in custody. The suspect, a 19-year-old former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

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New Bedworth home plans revealed

A mini estate boasting 92 homes is set to be approved for land opposite a former sporting hub in Bedworth . The outline planning application for the land at Parks Farm in Smarts Road, near to the former Bedworth Rugby Club, had previously been given...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Coventry MP leading the charge to change transplant law

A Coventry MP is leading the charge in a bid to change the law on organ donation which would improve the lot of transplant patients. Coventry North West Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson is presenting a Private Members’ Bill in the House of Commons on...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

First electric London taxi delivered to cabbie in the capital

The first of the new electric London taxis being made in Coventry has been handed over to a cabbie in the capital. Black cab driver David Harris from Chingford was the first cabbie to receive the keys to the London EV Company’s new TX electric taxi....

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

Heartbreaking video of baby fighting for her life which mum needs you to see

A mum whose baby daughter nearly died of sepsis has shared a heartbreaking video in a bid to raise awareness of the symptoms of the life-threatening condition. Katie Louise Goulbourn's tiny daughter Chloe had only been a bit unsettled - but four hours...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

James Bulger inquiry REFUSED by government - despite 190,000 people signing petition

The government will NOT hold an inquiry into the murder of James Bulger. It comes despite a petition demanding answers about how the tot's killer was free to commit new offences winning 190,000 signatures. The campaign, supported by the murdered...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

New cameras spotted on Coventry roads - this is what they're for

New cameras were spotted on several Coventry roads last week. A number of drivers spotted them and contacted us to find out what they were. Now the council has revealed they were used to conduct traffic counts as part of a bid to improve air quality....

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 

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...

14 February 2018 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....

14 February 2018 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...

14 February 2018 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...

14 February 2018 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...

14 February 2018 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)...

14 February 2018 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....

14 February 2018 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...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 


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