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Coventry Showcase cinema set for massive revamp - here's what you can expect

Next month, film fans in Coventry will have the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate cinema going experience following the Showcase Cinema in Walsgrave’s full refurbishment and rebrand into a flagship Showcase Cinema de Lux.

Continuing to lead the market in offering unprecedented level

yesterday 19:17
Coventry Showcase cinema set for massive revamp - here's what you can expect

Next month, film fans in Coventry will have the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate cinema going experience following the Showcase Cinema in Walsgrave’s full refurbishment and rebrand into a flagship Showcase Cinema de Lux.

Continuing to lead the market in offering unprecedented level

yesterday 19:17
Police close road in Foleshill after suspicious package found

A busy residential road in Foleshill has been closed following reports of a suspicious package being found.

West Midlands Police cordoned off Station Street West at around 3pm today after receiving a call about a package in a car park.

Residents were asked to evacuate their homes

yesterday 18:11
Police close road in Foleshill after suspicious package found

A busy residential road in Foleshill has been closed following reports of a suspicious package being found.

West Midlands Police cordoned off Station Street West at around 3pm today after receiving a call about a package in a car park.

Residents were asked to evacuate their homes

yesterday 18:11
Faces of men jailed for life for murdering 'lovable rogue' Lee Brooks

These are the faces of two men sentenced to life following the murder of 'lovable rogue' Lee Brooks.

Stephen Weeks, 48, and Drew Thorpe, 19, were told on Thursday by a Crown Court judge that they would spend at least 16 years and 12 years in prison respectively.

The pair were found

yesterday 11:35
Faces of men jailed for life for murdering 'lovable rogue' Lee Brooks

These are the faces of two men sentenced to life following the murder of 'lovable rogue' Lee Brooks.

Stephen Weeks, 48, and Drew Thorpe, 19, were told on Thursday by a Crown Court judge that they would spend at least 16 years and 12 years in prison respectively.

The pair were found

yesterday 11:35
Coventry's £1m millennium project Priory Centre to reopen
A £1m visitor centre in Coventry is set to reopen after being closed due to council cuts.
yesterday 10:07
Summer oasis right on Coventry's doorstep which also offers "rage karting"

This is the summer oasis right on our doorstep that also offers quad biking and catapult construction.

Many of us may have heard of the Heart of England Conference Centre, in Fillongley, but there won’t be many who know of its amazing hidden feature.

The centre and wedding venue is

yesterday 04:59
Summer oasis right on Coventry's doorstep which also offers "rage karting"

This is the summer oasis right on our doorstep that also offers quad biking and catapult construction.

Many of us may have heard of the Heart of England Conference Centre, in Fillongley, but there won’t be many who know of its amazing hidden feature.

The centre and wedding venue is

yesterday 04:59
Family of inspirational Rosie Abbott pen emotional tribute in honour of teen's 16th birthday

The family of Rosie Abbott have paid an emotional tribute to the inspirational teen on what would have been her 16th birthday.

Louise and Mark, along with their children Sam, Megan and Ellis, have said that life will never be the same after Rosie lost her long fought battle with cancer in

2017-05-26 17:47
Family of inspirational Rosie Abbott pen emotional tribute in honour of teen's 16th birthday

The family of Rosie Abbott have paid an emotional tribute to the inspirational teen on what would have been her 16th birthday.

Louise and Mark, along with their children Sam, Megan and Ellis, have said that life will never be the same after Rosie lost her long fought battle with cancer in

2017-05-26 17:47
Murdered Daniel Kirkwood's family call for nightclub to be knocked down
The family of a murdered Coventry teenager have launched a campaign to get the nightclub where he died knocked down.
2017-05-26 16:19
Armed police at Ricoh Arena: Staff told "stay alert" in wake of Manchester terror attack

Armed police have been posted at the Ricoh Arena and staff have been told to remain “alert” as Britain’s security level remains at critical in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

Visitors to the stadium are being made to undergo bag searches and body scans before being allowed

2017-05-26 15:35
Armed police at Ricoh Arena: Staff told "stay alert" in wake of Manchester terror attack

Armed police have been posted at the Ricoh Arena and staff have been told to remain “alert” as Britain’s security level remains at critical in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

Visitors to the stadium are being made to undergo bag searches and body scans before being allowed

2017-05-26 15:35
Traffic held and long delays on M6 due to broken down lorry and diesel spillage - live updates

Traffic has been held on the M6 at junction one at Rugby.

Motorists travelling northbound is affected by the broken down lorry and diesel spillage.

Highways Agency traffic officers are on scene as traffic is held.

There are lengthy delays on the motorway.

A 999 dispatcher

2017-05-26 13:23
Police put Birmingham hospital on 'lockdown' with visitors turned away

Armed police put Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on lockdown on Thursday evening as part of an operation.

It was launched after 7pm on Thursday, May 25.

According to reports, nobody was allowed in or out for around 45 minutes.

Nobody was allowed to enter or leave the

2017-05-26 12:17
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Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat

Following Wasps’ 20-23 loss against Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final, fans are understandably disappointed.

Tries from Elliot Daly and Jimmy Gopperth were not enough for the black-and-golds to secure a first title since 2008, despite finishing top of the table.

Exeter forced

yesterday 20:23
Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat

Following Wasps’ 20-23 loss against Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final, fans are understandably disappointed.

Tries from Elliot Daly and Jimmy Gopperth were not enough for the black-and-golds to secure a first title since 2008, despite finishing top of the table.

Exeter forced

yesterday 20:23
Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat

Following Wasps’ 20-23 loss against Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final, fans are understandably disappointed.

Tries from Elliot Daly and Jimmy Gopperth were not enough for the black-and-golds to secure a first title since 2008, despite finishing top of the table.

Exeter forced

yesterday 20:23
Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat

Following Wasps’ 20-23 loss against Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final, fans are understandably disappointed.

Tries from Elliot Daly and Jimmy Gopperth were not enough for the black-and-golds to secure a first title since 2008, despite finishing top of the table.

Exeter forced

yesterday 20:23
Expert rugby pundits react to Wasps' final defeat by Exeter

Pundits have praised Wasps despite the Coventry side’s 20–23 loss to Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final after extra-time.

The black-and-golds were competing at the top-end of the table for much of the season and were the only team to secure a 100 per cent home record.

They

yesterday 20:23
Expert rugby pundits react to Wasps' final defeat by Exeter

Pundits have praised Wasps despite the Coventry side’s 20–23 loss to Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership final after extra-time.

The black-and-golds were competing at the top-end of the table for much of the season and were the only team to secure a 100 per cent home record.

They

yesterday 20:23
Jaffa Cake – is it a cake or a biscuit? VAT is the difference, experts say

It's a delicious treat made up of sponge, chocolate and orange jelly.

It's eaten across the country - by families, children and athletes, looking for a delicious sharp burst of energy.

But is a Jaffa Cake actually a biscuit? Or is it a cake?

The treats were introduced by

yesterday 19:17
Jaffa Cake – is it a cake or a biscuit? VAT is the difference, experts say

It's a delicious treat made up of sponge, chocolate and orange jelly.

It's eaten across the country - by families, children and athletes, looking for a delicious sharp burst of energy.

But is a Jaffa Cake actually a biscuit? Or is it a cake?

The treats were introduced by

yesterday 19:17
Latest news from Coventry
yesterday 20:23 Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat
yesterday 20:23 Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat
yesterday 20:23 Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat
yesterday 20:23 Wasps fans react to their team's heroic Premiership final defeat
yesterday 20:23 Expert rugby pundits react to Wasps' final defeat by Exeter
yesterday 20:23 Expert rugby pundits react to Wasps' final defeat by Exeter
yesterday 19:17 Jaffa Cake – is it a cake or a biscuit? VAT is the difference, experts say
yesterday 19:17 Jaffa Cake – is it a cake or a biscuit? VAT is the difference, experts say
yesterday 19:17 Dogging sites expected to be busy over sunny Bank Holiday weekend
yesterday 19:17 Dogging sites expected to be busy over sunny Bank Holiday weekend
yesterday 19:17 Joe Launchbury: "As captain I could not have asked for any more"
yesterday 19:17 Joe Launchbury: "As captain I could not have asked for any more"
yesterday 19:17 Wasps' Dai Young: "It was gut-wrenching to be so close"
yesterday 19:17 Wasps' Dai Young: "It was gut-wrenching to be so close"
yesterday 19:17 West Midlands Police confirm reports of suspicious package in Foleshill was a hoax
yesterday 19:17 West Midlands Police confirm reports of suspicious package in Foleshill was a hoax
yesterday 19:17 Coventry Showcase cinema set for massive revamp - here's what you can expect
yesterday 19:17 Coventry Showcase cinema set for massive revamp - here's what you can expect
yesterday 18:11 Wasps pipped in extra time by Exeter Chiefs following epic final
yesterday 18:11 Wasps pipped in extra time by Exeter Chiefs following epic final
yesterday 18:11 Police close road in Foleshill after suspicious package found
yesterday 18:11 Police close road in Foleshill after suspicious package found
yesterday 17:05 Paul Gascoigne at 50: The day Gazza donned a Coventry City kit
yesterday 17:05 Paul Gascoigne at 50: The day Gazza donned a Coventry City kit
yesterday 17:05 LIVE: Foleshill residents report being evacuated from homes following serious police incident
yesterday 15:59 Manchester terror attack: Terror threat level reduced from 'severe' after latest string of arrests
yesterday 15:59 Police appeal for help in finding missing teenager Jamie Sidwell
yesterday 15:59 Police appeal for help in finding missing teenager Jamie Sidwell
yesterday 15:59 Manchester terror attack: Hundreds attend candlelit vigil for terror attack victims in Nuneaton
yesterday 15:59 Manchester terror attack: Hundreds attend candlelit vigil for terror attack victims in Nuneaton
yesterday 13:47 Every player released by Championship clubs ahead of 2017/18 season
yesterday 13:47 Every player released by Championship clubs ahead of 2017/18 season
yesterday 13:47 Dunelm launch Bank Holiday weekend half price sale - here are the best deals
yesterday 13:47 Dunelm launch Bank Holiday weekend half price sale - here are the best deals
yesterday 13:47 'Tireless Coventry servant' Les Radcliffe receives MBE
yesterday 13:47 'Tireless Coventry servant' Les Radcliffe receives MBE
yesterday 13:47 Aston Martin currently has almost 100 jobs up for grabs
yesterday 13:47 Aston Martin currently has almost 100 jobs up for grabs
yesterday 13:47 Manchester terror attack: Armed police on standby at Twickenham for Wasps v Exeter Chiefs final
yesterday 13:47 Manchester terror attack: Armed police on standby at Twickenham for Wasps v Exeter Chiefs final
yesterday 12:41 How you can get a FREE appetiser at TGI Fridays this May Bank Holiday
yesterday 12:41 How you can get a FREE appetiser at TGI Fridays this May Bank Holiday
yesterday 12:41 Would you like a job firing the trebuchet at Warwick Castle?
yesterday 12:41 Would you like a job firing the trebuchet at Warwick Castle?
yesterday 12:41 Are you sitting on a small fortune? Disney VHS tapes making surprising profit on eBay
yesterday 12:41 Are you sitting on a small fortune? Disney VHS tapes making surprising profit on eBay
yesterday 11:35 A floating aqua park and beach is opening just 60 miles from Coventry
yesterday 11:35 A floating aqua park and beach is opening just 60 miles from Coventry
yesterday 11:35 Earlsdon house with stable and park views is Telegraph's dream home of the week
yesterday 11:35 Earlsdon house with stable and park views is Telegraph's dream home of the week
Latest news from Great Britain
yesterday 21:33 O2 Academy in Glasgow evacuated during Erasure concert after reports of fire
yesterday 21:33 Cruel mum locked two young kids in boot of her car while she went shopping
yesterday 21:33 'Mass brawl' involving 50 people breaks out on BEACH as temperatures soared leaving teenage boy with 'head injury'
yesterday 21:33 'Mass brawl' involving 50 people breaks out on BEACH as temperatures soared leaving teenage boy with 'head injury'
yesterday 21:17 Woman SHOT DEAD in ‘cycle-by attack’ horror on London street
yesterday 21:09 Urgent appeal as 'vulnerable' Irene Jackson goes missing from Wold Road, Hull
yesterday 21:09 What time is Katy Perry on at Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017?
yesterday 21:09 Radio 1 Big Weekend Hull seen from top of Air Flyer shows HUGE scale of this fantastic festival
yesterday 21:09 Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017 Sunday day two set times when Kings of Leon headline
yesterday 21:09 Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017: Inside police operation and how to beat the queues
yesterday 21:07 Barcelona 1-0 Alaves live Copa del Rey Final 2017 score and goal updates as it happens at Vicente Calderon
yesterday 21:07 Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Aaron Ramsey Gunners' hero as Arsene Wenger's men win FA Cup - 5 things we learned
yesterday 21:07 A fall guy for finishing fifth, Aaron Ramsey fittingly rescues Arsenal's season again with another FA Cup Final winner
yesterday 21:07 A fall guy for finishing fifth, Aaron Ramsey fittingly rescues Arsenal's season again with another FA Cup Final winner
yesterday 21:07 Bomb squad called in and residents evacuated after HOAX 'suspicious package' discovered inside house in Coventry
yesterday 21:07 Bomb squad called in and residents evacuated after HOAX 'suspicious package' discovered inside house in Coventry
yesterday 21:07 National Lottery results: Winning numbers for £3.3million Lotto jackpot on Saturday, May 27
yesterday 21:07 National Lottery results: Winning numbers for £3.3million Lotto jackpot on Saturday, May 27
yesterday 21:07 Overweight dog sheds the pounds to help people with dementia and become a ring bearer at owner's wedding
yesterday 21:07 Overweight dog sheds the pounds to help people with dementia and become a ring bearer at owner's wedding
yesterday 21:07 Cher's ex husband and Allman Brothers Band founder Gregg Allman dies aged 69
yesterday 21:07 Cher's ex husband and Allman Brothers Band founder Gregg Allman dies aged 69
yesterday 21:07 Campaigners say new affordable housing can't be built because no one knows who owns land in England and Wales
yesterday 21:07 Campaigners say new affordable housing can't be built because no one knows who owns land in England and Wales
yesterday 21:07 Murder investigation launched after woman, 20, shot dead after being surrounded by suspects on bicycles
yesterday 21:07 Boeing nowhere: British Airways computer chaos could attract biggest compensation bill in history
yesterday 21:07 Boeing nowhere: British Airways computer chaos could attract biggest compensation bill in history
yesterday 21:07 Matt Lucas' plush £4m LA home has a lagoon pool and walk-in closet - but it's his carpet that Arsenal fans will love
yesterday 21:07 Matt Lucas' plush £4m LA home has a lagoon pool and walk-in closet - but it's his carpet that Arsenal fans will love
yesterday 21:07 Smirking paedophile boasts of sending WhatsApp messages and watching porn on phone after moving from jail to secure hospital
yesterday 21:07 Young woman's agony over mum and brother who both committed suicide after he was 'falsely accused of rape'
yesterday 21:07 Young woman's agony over mum and brother who both committed suicide after he was 'falsely accused of rape'
yesterday 21:07 Roger Moore's last Bond Girl: He was the best 007 but raising charity cash was his greatest role
yesterday 21:07 Roger Moore's last Bond Girl: He was the best 007 but raising charity cash was his greatest role
yesterday 21:07 Boy, 15, dies after 'taking MDMA tablets' at youth disco as two others taken to hospital
yesterday 21:07 Boy, 15, dies after 'taking MDMA tablets' at youth disco as two others taken to hospital
yesterday 21:07 "I'd rather be an honest a***hole": Mel B's estranged husband 'lets rip at Spice Girl' amid divorce battle
yesterday 21:01 Man who was almost killed by fiancée urges male victims of domestic abuse to speak out
yesterday 20:27 New witness spotted missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague an hour after last known sighting
yesterday 20:27 Labour closing in on Tories at UK level as new polls show Theresa May's lead is shrinking
yesterday 20:27 Wishaw dad tells of Manchester bomb 'carnage' as he desperately tried to find daughter after blast
yesterday 20:25 May's lead narrows after Manchester attack, new polls show
yesterday 20:11 WWE legend has drug case DROPPED after being arrested at airport on trip to UK
yesterday 20:11 Massive beach BRAWL between 50 teens erupts ‘OVER A GIRL’ in Banks Hols sunshine drama
yesterday 20:11 Manchester bombing: How Army will strike in next terror attack
yesterday 20:03 Radio 1 Big Weekend Hull review: Lana Del Rey's quirky set comes alive to Video Games
yesterday 20:03 Radio 1 Big Weekend review: Kasabian brings out the bangers as crowd goes wild
yesterday 20:03 LOTTO RESULTS: Winning National Lottery numbers Saturday May 27 2017
yesterday 20:03 Haim's bizarre Jurassic Park request at Radio 1 Big Weekend in Hull
yesterday 20:03 New Watford FC coach Marco Silva reveals why he joined the club after leaving Hull City