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2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally

today, 07:21 in Regional West

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed. How does it work? The hacker will first send yo

today, 06:36 in Regional West

More improvements ahead for historic gardens in Warwick

More improvements look to take place this year at historic gardens in Warwick. The Guy’s Cliffe Walled Garden was originally part of the kitchen garden for Guy’s Cliffe House from around the 1770s to the 1940s. In recent years the garden had become overg

today, 06:36 in Regional West

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week According to a new joint report issued last week by child psychologist Dr Sam

today, 06:36 in Regional West

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app. The app whic

yesterday, 14:50 in Regional West

German Shepherd dog with rotting flesh found in country lane in Warwick

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated German Shepherd dog with rotting skin was found wandering in a country lane in Warwick and had to be put down. The nine-year-old dog, named Jake, was picked up by a local dog warden on Thursday Ja

yesterday, 09:15 in Regional West

Southam students ship shape and ready for school trip after kind donation

A house building firm have helped a group of pupils push the boat out with a donation to their school trip fund. Taylor Wimpey Midlands has provided a cash boost to Southam College to help fund a residential trip for a group of Year 9 students. The devel

Friday, 15:06 in Regional West

Annual Leamington charity 10k runners under starter’s orders

An annual Leamington Spa charity 10k run is under starter’s orders with organisers anticipating more runners than ever before. Entries are now open for the 13th Wright Hassall Regency 10k Run with being a double celebration for run organisers Leamington

Friday, 14:13 in Regional West

Warwickshire quidditch team try-outs should be magic

Quidditch-mad Muggles in Warwickshire have been invited to try out for a Harry Potter-inspired sports team, suitable for non-magic people - and Squibs. The fictional broomstick-based game quidditch, which was first described by J.K. Rowling in her novel

Friday, 13:35 in Regional West

Speed bumps and 20 mph speed limit could be coming to Leyes Lane outside Kenilworth School

A new proposal to install speed bumps and enforce a 20 mph speed limit in Leyes Lane outside Kenilworth School has been put forward - and feedback is needed. A task force of Warwickshire county councillors chaired by Cllr John Whitehouse (Lib Dem, Abbey)

Friday, 13:00 in Regional West

Card skimming device found at shop in Warwick Gates

An ATM skimming device was recovered from the Co-op store in Cressida Close, Warwick Gates, yesterday (Thursday January 19). Two suspicious males were seen close to the cash machine at around 12 noon prior to the device being discovered by a member of th

Friday, 12:06 in Regional West

Leamington man arrested in connection with two armed robberies

A 29-year-old man from Leamington has been arrested on suspicion of robbery following two incidents in Warwick and Long Itchington on Sunday evening (January 15). The first incident occurred at a BP garage in Stratford Road, Warwick, at 8.42pm. It is all

Friday, 09:26 in Regional West

Missing Leamington teenager found safe and well

A Leamington teenager who went missing in November last year has been found safe and well. Ahmed Hamad, 16, initially went missing in the Brunswick Street area on November 9. Warwickshire Police wished to thank all those who helped share their appeal onl

Friday, 09:09 in Regional West

WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year. The list includes MoneySuperMarket’s dance-off, Paddy Power’s Euro 2016 advert featuring Scottish fans, and jokes about disability in Maltesers commerci

Thursday, 16:03 in Regional West

Three arrested in Leamington after sword found in car

Three people have been arrested after a sword was found in a car in Leamington. Police stopped a black Audi A3 in Leamington at the junction of Clarendon Avenue and Kenilworth Road at around 3am this morning (Thursday) after reports that a car had been i

Thursday, 16:03 in Regional West

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