News from Coventry Telegraph

This new STI superbug that could make thousands of women infertile

Health experts are warning that a new sexually transmitted superbug will make 3,000 women infertile every year, unless it is tackled. Mycoplasma genitalium is more commonly referred to as MG. But, worryingly for sexually active Brits, it has no...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

FA fined £50,000 - because of England's World Cup SOCKS

The Football Association is understood to be considering an appeal after FIFA fined it more than £50,000 because three England players have been wearing unauthorised socks at Russia 2018. Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Raheem Sterling have been wearing the...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

The Beast from The Chase turned up at this Solihull pub

He's best known for his fearsome stature on The Chase, where he looms over contestants from his podium - and even storms off and punches the set when he's beaten. Mark Labbett - aka The Beast - has become famous for his knowledge and no-nonsense...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Missing Nuneaton teen found

A missing Nuneaton teen has been found safe and well. Warwickshire Police Force has confirmed that Jack Pitcher-Alsop was found this morning. It followed a huge social media appeal to ask people if they knew where he was or had any sightings of him....

12 July 2018 in Regional West

MoneySavingExpert has this advice for parents as childcare vouchers deadline looms

Many parents are eligible for help with the costs of childcare, thanks to schemes backed by the Government. But major changes are due to come into effect, and some parents aren’t happy. The existing Employer Supported Childcare scheme, which includes...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Exciting prospect and striker race hots up - the latest Coventry City transfer news

Pole position Coventry City are in 'pole position' in the race to sign Portsmouth striker Conor Chaplin, according to reports on the south coost. The Portsmouth News says Pompey are willing to sell the 21-year-old striker if the Sky Blues meet their...

12 July 2018 in Sport

Papa John's pizza chain founder quits after using racial slur

The founder of the Papa John's pizza chain has resigned as chairman of the board, the company said. The firm made the announcement hours after John Schnatter apologised for using a racial slur during a conference call in May. The apology came after...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Friend of Cov's cave rescue hero Rick Stanton says mission was toughest ever

The rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a complex cave system in Thailand was the most challenging cave rescue ever attempted, according to a close friend of Coventry diver Rick Stanton who spearheaded the mission. Martyn Farr, who is also...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Do England actually win a World Cup bronze medal if they come third?

Bitter disappointment was mixed with pride for England fans who witnessed the Three Lions lose their first World Cup semi-final in decades. Desolation and dreams of what might have been littered the path out of Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow, as...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Killers of Nuneaton mum launch bid to appeal life sentences

The killers of a Nuneaton mum have launched a bid to appeal their sentences. CoventryLive can reveal that Dominic Wallis and Elizabeth Ellis have started the process to try and reduce the life sentences given to them after being found guilty of the...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

'We are not heroes' - diver who helped rescue Thai boys returns to UK

One of the divers who helped to save 12 schoolboys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand played down his heroics as he returned to Britain. There have been calls for John Volanthen and Rick Stanton to be honoured after they were the...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Big changes as cost of station masterplan spiral

The plans to expand and improve Coventry's Railway Station are being ripped up as costs for the project spiral. A recent tendering exercise for a footbridge and canopies "demonstrated significant inflation in the rail sector" and has forced...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

UK braced for weather turmoil as heatwave gives way to downpours

Low pressure is moving towards the UK bringing some welcome relief from the long-running heatwave to sun-baked Britain. ​After sporadic showers during the weekend, more changeable weather is now predicted to pile into many parts of the country finally...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Cops concern for missing Nuneaton teen

A teenager has gone missing and Nuneaton police are desperate for help to find him. Cops say they are concerned for the welfare of Jack Pitcher-Alsop. Efforts are underway to try and find the 14-year-old but police officers are appealing for help from...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

Coventry traffic news: Ring road, M6, A46, A45, M69 and more

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Good morning everyone, and welcome to another day in Coventry and Warwickshire. It's Thursday, and compared to recent weeks, it looks a little bit glum...

12 July 2018 in Regional West

News Widget for Webmasters

Realtime News


Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31