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Storm Doris: Your pictures reveal aftermath of 75mph winds that caused chaos

These are Telegraph readers’ pictures of the aftermath of Storm Doris. Coventry and Warwickshire were rocked by 75mph winds yesterday as the storm caused traffic and travel chaos. Roads were blocked by fallen trees, pedestrians and cars had lucky escapes

Friday, 13:02 in Regional West
 

Wasps seek to erase Sale defeat with Gloucester revenge mission

South African international Willie Le Roux has been named to make his first Wasps start in the Premiership clash with Gloucester on Sunday. The Springbok flyer will start on the wing after impressing off the bench in the defeat to Sale last weekend. Ther

Friday, 12:31 in Sport
 

Former Sky Blues captain backs fan takeover of club

Former Coventry City club captain Carl Baker has thrown his weight behind a fan-led takeover of the club. Coventry City supporters have been having their say on the issue following the Telegraph's story yesterday - and the fans' favourite responded via T

Friday, 12:00 in Regional West
 

The Coventry streets named after people - but how many do you know?

Recently we’ve been looking at just how Coventry got its suburban place names and following that where some of the city’s street names come from. Many of the city’s streets have an interesting story to tell and in our first story we looked at streets fro

Friday, 11:50 in Regional West
 

Teen yobs who went on rampage at McDonalds tried to return despite police being called

A group of schoolkids who went on the rampage at a Coventry McDonalds returned to the restaurant multiple times after police were called. A spokesman for Holyhead Road restaurant said staff had to continually deny the group entry to the building on Tuesd

Friday, 11:30 in Regional West
 
This council spent £40,000 on a climbing wall - and has made a rock bottom loss

This council spent £40,000 on a climbing wall - and has made a rock bottom loss

A controversial climbing tower which cost a council £40,000 to buy has so far brought in just £2,000. It was hoped that the wall would help to improve the health of residents when it was bought by Nuneaton and Bedworth council, despite concerns raised by

Friday, 11:30 in Regional West
 
Tories 'shift goal posts' to deny 150,000 people increased disability benefits

Tories 'shift goal posts' to deny 150,000 people increased disability benefits

More than 150,000 disabled people are set to miss out on increased benefit payments after the Government brought in emergency legislation. The move came after two tribunals ruled the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) should expand the reach of Perso

Friday, 11:30 in Regional West
 
Child rapist on loose - as police hunt second suspect

Child rapist on loose - as police hunt second suspect

A vile rapist who attacked a 15-year-old girl after plying her with alcohol remains at large. Ransford Buabeng raped the vulnerable teenager in September 2012 alongside another man and they were jailed for a total of 25 years in December. However, 31-yea

Friday, 11:19 in Regional West
 

Russell Slade could welcome back attacking duo for Coventry City's clash with Swindon Town

Coventry City manager Russell Slade says strikers Charles Vernam and Stuart Beavon are in contention to feature against Swindon Town tomorrow. Beavon appears to have overcome a hamstring issue, and Vernam has rejoined his City teammates in full training,

Friday, 11:12 in Sport
 

Storm Doris: Watch pilots show incredible skills to land planes in 80mph winds

Pilots displayed their incredible skill to land planes at Birmingham Airport as Storm Doris battered the region. Winds of up to 80mph buffeted planes coming in to land at the airport yesterday as the bad weather caused chaos across the West Midlands and

Friday, 10:32 in Regional West
 
Nuneaton woman arrested over crash which killed expectant father

Nuneaton woman arrested over crash which killed expectant father

A woman has been arrested following a crash which killed a father-to-be in Nuneaton. Warwickshire Police has arrested a 35-year-old woman from Nuneaton in connection with the death. She has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

Friday, 10:21 in Regional West
 

Coventry City's League One trip to Sheffield United - rearranged

Coventry City's League One clash with Sheffield United has been rescheduled because of the Sky Blues ' involvement in the Checkatrade Trophy final. The original date for the clash with the Blades was set for Saturday, April 1, but with City travelling to

Friday, 10:13 in Sport
 

Tesco stands by decision to force Big Issue seller into wind and rain

Tesco has defended the decision to force a Big Issue seller to face wind and rain by banning her from standing outside the entrance to one of its stores. The global supermarket giant also said it had actually ordered her onto the un-sheltered streets sev

Friday, 09:44 in Regional West
 

Former Coventry City midfielder Tim Sherwood to miss Ricoh Arena clash with Swindon Town after being served...

Former Coventry City midfielder Tim Sherwood will miss Saturday’s League One trip to the Ricoh Arena after being handed a two-match stadium ban by the FA. The 48-year-old director of football at Swindon Town has also been fined £2,000 after admitting a c

Friday, 09:07 in Sport
 

MP calls for humility after Paul Nuttall and Ukip beaten in Stoke

Labour has held Stoke Central after beating back a strong challenge from Ukip with a senior party MP calling for "humility" in victory. MP Jack Dromey said: "I think as we win we need necessary humility because there is a view that...

Friday, 08:57 in Regional West
 


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