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11 things it is illegal for your partner to do to you

Domestic abuse has always been thought of as a violent and abusive relationship. Images of bruised faces and broken bones are often the first things people picture but the abuse is almost always more than skin deep. In some cases psychological harm...

Wednesday, 09:08 in Regional West
 
Nine hay fever hacks to help you survive summer in Coventry

Nine hay fever hacks to help you survive summer in Coventry

As the pollen saga continues, health experts are giving Coventry and Warwickshire allergy sufferers nine hay fever hacks on how to minimise its effects this summer. Sneezes can travel at speeds of 100 miles per hour, and statistics show British...

Wednesday, 09:01 in Regional West
 

Hour by hour weather forecast for Wednesday in Coventry as temperatures hit 22C

Britain’s balmy blast could begin to break down during the weekend with unsettled conditions returning when high pressure is nudged away from the country. It will begin to retreat late on Saturday and low pressure will push in bringing cooler...

Wednesday, 08:39 in Regional West
 

When does hayfever season start? Are there different types? And how can I treat it?

Hay fever is one of the most common allergies in the UK, according to the NHS. Although the pollen count is relatively low at the moment, it is expected to rise in a matter of weeks. The season can last for months, but generally the worst time is...

Wednesday, 08:39 in Regional West
 

Britain braced for warmest day of the year with temperatures hitting 25C

​Britain will bask in sunshine and warm temperatures with the hottest day of the year forecast to heat up the country. The mercury could rise to up to 8C above the average for April as the nation experiences a brief taste of summer - just weeks after...

Wednesday, 08:24 in Regional West
 

Could driverless taxi's change Jaguar Land Rover's fortunes?

Could electrification and driverless taxis be the spark that revives Jaguar Land Rover’s fortunes after the firm announced it is to shed 1,000 agency staff and scale back production? And could that also prove good news for Coventry if the company...

Wednesday, 05:11 in Regional West
 

Coventry man jailed after 140mph police chase on motorway

A man from Coventry has been jailed for his part in a 140mph chase with police. Liam Watters was a passenger in a stolen Ford Mondeo as it hit “ridiculous speeds” along the M5 in June last year. The 24-year-old, of Hawker Place, Coventry, has admitted...

Wednesday, 05:11 in Regional West
 

Almost 1,000 homes hit by powercut in Nuneaton

Just under 1,000 properties across Nuneaton have been hit by a huge power cut. Western Power Distribution confirmed to Coventry Live that 986 homes were hit by the loss of power at around 9pm. Street lights and houses were hit from Camp Hill to Abbey...

Tuesday, 22:57 in Regional West
 
Cash injection boost to Nuneaton hospital's innovative campus plans

Cash injection boost to Nuneaton hospital's innovative campus plans

Ambitious plans to create a health and well-being campus at Nuneaton’s hospital are now officially back on track. The proposal, which would see number of key organisations set-up home on the sprawling George Eliot Hospital site, has been given a...

Tuesday, 19:33 in Regional West
 

Man breaks up with girlfriend - and says painkillers turned him gay

Painkillers can alter which sex you're attracted to, according to Scott Purdy. The 23-year-old, from Lincolnshire, was prescribed Pregabalin after breaking his foot in an accident while go-karting early in 2018. And now he says he has had to call time...

Tuesday, 19:24 in Regional West
 

Coventry University staff to stage graduation day strike over union row

Staff at Coventry University will stage a protest over a union recognition row tomorrow as hundreds of students celebrate their graduation. Last month the Universities and College Union (UCU) accused Coventry University of using "dirty...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Regional West
 

Nizaam Carr's Wasps return top of fans' wish list that includes Tendai Mtawarira, Ellis Genge and even...

Nizaam Carr came out on top of CoventryLive Facebook question posed to Wasps supporters. We asked 'if you could sign one player for Wasps next season who would it be' - and the South African number eight's return to the Ricoh Arena would clearly be a...

Tuesday, 18:07 in Sport
 

Garry Twist murder trial: Jaguar Land Rover worker's girlfriend relives fatal fight

The girlfriend of alleged murder victim Garry Twist told a court of the moment she saw him lying “motionless” on the floor. Rosemary Garvey was giving evidence at Birmingham Crown Court today (April 17) as Simeon Corry stands accused of killing...

Tuesday, 17:34 in Regional West
 

JLR worker reveals how staff brutally told of 1,000 job losses

A Jaguar Land Rover agency worker has lifted the lid on the huge cull which could see 1,000 job losses in Solihull, revealing: “They’ve basically sacked us in 10 minutes”. The worker told how bosses at the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plant in Lode Lane...

Tuesday, 17:34 in Regional West
 

Coventry City are in the running for this award - and it makes a nice change

Coventry City have been on the wrong end of a few FA Cup humiliations in their time. Supporters of a certain age still shudder at the mere mention of Gander Green Lane, scene of the Sky Blues infamous 2-1 defeat by non-league Sutton United two years...

Tuesday, 17:07 in Sport
 


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