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Coventry Rugby's David Halaifonua bids fellow Tongan Jack Ram good luck in Sevens World Cup

Coventry Rugby's David Halaifonua bids fellow Tongan Jack Ram good luck in Sevens World Cup

One of Coventry Rugby’s newest additions, Jack Ram, will be representing Tonga at the Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco later today (Friday). Ram and Tonga will face a stern test in the Pre-Round of 16 against Kenya who are currently ranked...

today, 14:30 in Sport
 

Death driver suspect appears in court over Foleshill crash

A driver accused of killing a pensioner in Coventry last Christmas has appeared in court. Parminder Bagri was charged with causing death by dangerous driving after an 83-year-old man was struck by a car and killed in Foleshill Road on December 21 last...

yesterday, 19:00 in Regional West
 

Guns drawn as armed police surround car in Coventry street

This is the dramatic moment armed police surrounded a car in Coventry. A number of officers can be seen pointing their guns at a silver Ford Focus, while two people appear to be lying on the ground on either side of the car. Another officer appears to...

yesterday, 19:00 in Regional West
 

Man charged with dangerous driving after early morning police chase

A man has been charged following a police chase through Coventry and Warwickshire in the early hours of this morning. The pursuit saw traffic cops tale the vehicle for half an hour through Burton Green, Berkswell, Meriden and Coventry, before being...

yesterday, 19:00 in Regional West
 

Nuneaton Nature School is back on the cards

Nuneaton could still play home to the nation's first nature school as stalled plans are set to be revived. It was first hoped that the school would be open by September this year but it has been dogged by delays. In fact at one point, it was thought...

yesterday, 19:00 in Regional West
 

British Airways computer glitch sparks Heathrow Airport delays

Computer problems have hit British Airways operations at London's Heathrow Airport. British Airways has cancelled a number of short haul flights after the incident involving a "supplier IT system" on Wednesday evening. A spokesman said:...

yesterday, 12:20 in Regional West
 

Watch: Drugged-up teen smashes into car in police chase

A drug-driving teenager raced through residential streets at up to 80mph before losing control and smashing into a car, new footage has revealed. Shocking dashcam footage captures 18-year-old Callum Hill desperately trying to escape police in a...

yesterday, 12:20 in Regional West
 

Heatwave returns with Britain forecast to swelter in red hot temperatures

Temperatures are forecast to rocket for the start of next week with the country expected to roast in another spell of red hot weather. Warmer air edging from the mid-Atlantic and plumes of warmth from the near continent and North Africa will force up...

yesterday, 10:22 in Regional West
 
What date is the August bank holiday?

What date is the August bank holiday?

It's been an eventful summer so far. Footie fever gripped the nation, thanks to the World Cup. And temperatures soared across the country, as we enjoyed the longest heatwave in the UK in the last 40 years. But the fun and games aren't over just...

yesterday, 10:22 in Regional West
 

How to spot norovirus symptoms and how to treat it

Norovirus is a stomach bug that is often associated with the winter months but you can catch it at any time of the year - even during the summer. There have been numerous reports of it throughout the country, including places such as Devon, Cornwall,...

yesterday, 10:22 in Regional West
 

Suspects due in court over robbery that allegedly saw knife held to baby's throat

Two men will appear in court today accused of taking part in a robbery that allegedly saw a knife held to a baby's throat. Police were called to Cheswick Close, Stoke, Coventry, on Monday, June 18, and it is claimed that a group of masked men carried...

yesterday, 09:48 in Regional West
 

The shockingly low number of black magistrates sitting in our courts

There are only six black magistrates in the whole of Coventry and Warwickshire, new figures revealed today. The news came in an annual 'Census' of magistrates published by the Ministry of Justice and Judicial Office. It showed that, of a total of 241...

yesterday, 08:34 in Regional West
 
Jaguar Land Rover gets approval for huge Coventry expansion

Jaguar Land Rover gets approval for huge Coventry expansion

Jaguar Land Rover has had an application approved to extend its powertrain building at Whitley. The extension was given the green light by Coventry City Council’s planning committee after being recommended for approval by officers. The building is one...

yesterday, 08:34 in Regional West
 

Major lane closure in Nuneaton to be lifted

Traffic woes should soon start to reduce around a busy Nuneaton roundabout - but work is continuing on major changes. Warwickshire County Council says it hopes to lift the one lane restriction on the northbound approach to the Coton Arches island...

yesterday, 08:34 in Regional West
 
Cathedral vigil to mark anniversary of death of Darren Cumberbatch

Cathedral vigil to mark anniversary of death of Darren Cumberbatch

A vigil is being held at Coventry Cathedral to mark the anniversary of the death of a Coventry man. Darren Cumberbatch had his life support machine switched off on July 19 last year after he was hospitalised following police contact in the early hours...

yesterday, 08:34 in Regional West
 


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