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Warwickshire Sunday Smash: Midlands to launch new 100-ball club competition

Warwickshire are behind a new England and Wales Cricket Board-approved competition to introduce 100-ball cricket at club level.

The Warwickshire Sunday Smash is scheduled for June-July 2019.

A new 100-ball competition for the professional game is to begin in 2020, but the rules have ...

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Donations give woman hope after Rugby 'arson' attack

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A woman who fled a suspected arson attack with three children has said ...

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BREAKING NEWS "Fog in the Channel: Continent cut-off"

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"I haven't the foggiest"

That's my stock response these days when ...

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Coventry man held on suspicion of modern slavery offences

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery and human ...

today 14:38 open_in_new
Man hung off windscreen as van stolen in Coventry

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A man has been left with critical injuries after trying to stop a van ...

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Rugby arson suspect, 21, bailed over house fire

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A man held on suspicion of arson after three children and a woman were ...

2018-11-17 13:03 open_in_new
Search guidance reviewed after missing man search probed

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A police force is reviewing guidance on how it co-ordinates missing ...

2018-11-16 18:08 open_in_new
Premiership: Northampton Saints v Wasps

Northampton flanker Tom Wood makes his first Premiership appearance since March after a pelvic injury.

George Furbank, Fraser Dingwall and Alex Moon all make their first league starts for the injury-hit hosts.

Wasps back row Ashley Johnson returns to captain the side, with Juan de ...

2018-11-16 16:02 open_in_new
Arson arrest after Rugby house fire hurts four

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An arson suspect has been arrested over a house fire that critically ...

2018-11-16 12:53 open_in_new
West Midlands Police officer warned over 'improper' relationship

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A police officer has been disciplined over an "inappropriate ...

2018-11-15 22:11 open_in_new
Boy critically hurt in Rugby house fire

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A five-year-old boy has been critically injured in a house fire which ...

2018-11-15 15:53 open_in_new
Alfie Dingley: Mum's fresh medicinal cannabis campaign

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A mother of a seven-year-old epileptic boy receiving medicinal cannabis ...

2018-11-13 17:39 open_in_new
Joe Cole retires: Former England, Chelsea & West Ham midfielder quits at 37

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Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has retired at the age of 37.

Cole, who came through West Ham's youth system before spells at Liverpool, Lille, Aston Villa and Coventry ...

2018-11-13 11:17 open_in_new
Go ahead for £7.5m Nuneaton town centre revamp

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A £7.5m scheme to rejuvenate Nuneaton town centre has been ...

2018-11-12 21:38 open_in_new
Champion of Champions: Mark Allen edged out by Kyren Wilson in semi-final

Mark Allen lost out in a final-frame decider as Kyren Wilson won their Champion of Champions semi-final clash 6-5 in Coventry on Saturday night.

Antrim player Allen beat Wilson in the Masters final in January but this time the Englishman prevailed to set up a decider against Ronnie ...

2018-11-11 20:26 open_in_new
Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Shaun Murphy to reach Champion of Champions final

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan powered into the final of the Champion of Champions in Coventry with a 6-3 win over Shaun Murphy.

The 42-year-old world number three, a beaten finalist in the last two years at this event, made successive century breaks against the defending ...

2018-11-10 12:57 open_in_new
Champion of Champions: Mark Allen reaches semi-finals in Coventry tournament

In-form Mark Allen defeated Barry Hawkins and Neil Robertson to progress to the semi-finals at the Champion of Champions event in Coventry.

After two century breaks - including a run of 140 - helped him beat Hawkins 4-2, Allen hit three more tons in his 6-1 dismissal of Australian ...

2018-11-09 00:11 open_in_new
Missing cat 'set on fire' during Halloween say charity

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A missing cat may have been set on fire and dumped as part of a ...

2018-11-07 22:56 open_in_new
Child abductor given extra sentence over indecent images

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A man jailed for kidnapping a six-year-old girl has been handed an ...

2018-11-07 16:35 open_in_new
England v New Zealand: Brad Shield says facing All Blacks will be emotional

England flanker Brad Shields says it will be a case of 'enemies on the field and best friends off it' when he faces the All Blacks at Twickenham this weekend.

Wellington-born Shields played for New Zealand Under-20s and captained the Hurricanes before switching allegiance to England this ...

2018-11-06 20:38 open_in_new
Schoolboy hit by car near to Coventry school

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A schoolboy was injured when he was struck by a car near to a school in ...

2018-11-05 15:14 open_in_new