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Checkatrade Trophy: Revamped competition has a future - EFL chief Shaun Harvey

The Checkatrade Trophy "does have a future" in its revamped format, says EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.

The EFL was criticised heavily after teams from the Premier League and Championship with Category One academies were invited to compete.

With League One and Two clubs fined for ...

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Harjinder Dhillon jailed for killing cousin in 'drunken rage'

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A man has been jailed for five years after killing his cousin in a ...

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Bryce Heem: Worcester Warriors winger given two-match ban for aerial tackle

Worcester winger Bryce Heem has been banned for two matches following his aerial tackle on Wasps' South Africa international Willie Le Roux.

The 28-year-old Kiwi was sent off for the 46th-minute challenge in Sunday's 40-33 loss at the Ricoh Arena.

But having pleaded guilty, Heem was ...

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Body found near Coventry 'after vampire show party'

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A man killed an amateur theatre performer by running him over following ...

2017-03-27 23:41 open_in_new
New mum struggling to breastfeed recreates practice with kit she made

27 March 2017 Last updated at 16:48 BST

A woman who struggles to breastfeed her baby has fashioned her own kit to recreate the experience while her son feeds from the bottle.

Charly Skoppek from Rugby put together the homemade apparatus as a cheaper alternative to commercial ...

2017-03-27 19:17 open_in_new
'Steady as she goes - Brexit leaves our strategy unchanged'

27 March 2017 Last updated at 00:47 BST

With Theresa May set to invoke Article 50 on Wednesday, kickstarting the process for the UK to leave the EU, BBC News asks if businesses are changing their strategies to cope with Brexit.

Jonathan Duck, boss of floor tiles company Amtico in ...

2017-03-27 12:41 open_in_new
British Open squash: Laura Massaro, Sarah-Jane Perry & Nick Matthew into finals

Laura Massaro, Sarah-Jane Perry and Nick Matthew produced superb performances to give England three of the four finalists at the British Open.

Massaro will take on Perry in the first all-English women's final since 1991 after beating top seed Nour El Sherbini of Egypt 5-11 7-11 11-5 11-3 ...

2017-03-25 22:13 open_in_new
Premiership: Wasps v Worcester Warriors

James Haskell starts for Wasps after Six Nations duty, but Joe Launchbury, Elliot Daly, Nathan Hughes and Tommy Taylor are all rested.

Ashley Johnson captains the side, while Dan Robson plays his 100th league game and Guy Thompson returns on the bench.

Worcester name the same ...

2017-03-24 16:29 open_in_new
M6 closed in Staffordshire due to 'unsafe' bridge

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Drivers are facing major tailbacks after the M6 was closed due to an ...

2017-03-24 13:11 open_in_new
Banned driver jailed after Coventry police chase

24 March 2017 Last updated at 10:34 GMT

A banned driver involved in a high-speed chase through Coventry has been jailed for 12 months and disqualified from driving for three-and-a-half years.

Tony Berrill, 24, of no fixed address, ran red lights and performed dangerous overtaking ...

2017-03-24 13:11 open_in_new
Brexit, Elections and Revolts. But what about Labour?

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In normal times this would be a gift for a Labour opposition.

The ...

2017-03-23 12:57 open_in_new
Danny Cipriani: England door open for every Wasps player under Eddie Jones

Danny Cipriani says catching England coach Eddie Jones' eye is an added incentive for Wasps as the Premiership leaders approach the season's climax.

Going into this weekend's return to Premiership action, Wasps remain top, with a European Champions Cup quarter-final at Leinster to ...

2017-03-22 20:23 open_in_new
School funding: Winners and losers in shake-up

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Individual schools will lose or gain hundreds of thousands of pounds in ...

2017-03-22 10:25 open_in_new
Hidden Hans Feibusch church mural to be restored

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A "hidden" mural in a Coventry church is to be restored and returned to ...

2017-03-22 10:25 open_in_new
Coventry man jailed for terror funding

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A man has been jailed for sending money to fund his brother who is ...

2017-03-22 09:19 open_in_new
London Taxi Company's new Ansty Park plant opens in Coventry

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A £300m taxi manufacturing plant which created 1,000 new jobs is to be ...

2017-03-22 09:19 open_in_new
Coventry City: Sky Blues chairman Tim Fisher outlines Butts Park Arena move

Coventry City chairman Tim Fisher says the relegation-threatened League One club are still planning to leave the Ricoh Arena - and share Coventry Rugby's Butts Park Arena.

He told a Sky Blue Trust supporters' meeting on Monday night that Coventry RFC chairman Jon Sharp has now agreed in ...

2017-03-21 17:55 open_in_new
House 'moved two inches' in Coventry bus crash

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A house hit by a double-decker bus was knocked off its footing and moved ...

2017-03-21 14:37 open_in_new
Chuck Berry's only number one: My ding-a-ling

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"My ding-a-ling, my ding-a-ling, I want to play with my ...

2017-03-20 13:17 open_in_new
Bus crashes into corner of house in Coventry

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A double-decker bus has crashed into a house in Coventry.

The bus ...

2017-03-20 11:05 open_in_new
Gang travels by bike to stores stealing gems worth millions

17 March 2017 Last updated at 17:10 GMT

A gang of jewel thieves, who used bikes to get around, have been jailed for a total of 47 years.

Six men were sentenced at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court for the offences committed between November 2015 and September 2016. A seventh man is ...

2017-03-17 20:17 open_in_new