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Woman injured in collision with police car in Nuneaton

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A woman has been seriously injured in a collision with a marked police ...

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Olly Stone: England fast bowler has stress fracture in lower back

England fast bowler Olly Stone has a stress fracture in his lower back, his county Warwickshire have confirmed.

The 25-year-old returned from the West Indies tour last week for further tests which revealed the fracture.

Stone made his one-day international debut against Sri Lanka in ...

yesterday 13:47 open_in_new
Michael Rose: Coventry City sign Ayr United defender on two-year deal

Coventry City have signed Ayr United defender Michael Rose on a two year-deal from 1 July.

The 23-year-old has been ever-present for the Honest Men, who are second in the Scottish Championship, this season.

He started his career at Aberdeen before moving to Somerset Park in ...

yesterday 13:47 open_in_new
Warwickshire: Bears to play County Championship home game at Worcester

Warwickshire are to play their County Championship home fixture against Essex in July at New Road - the home of neighbouring rivals Worcestershire.

The staging of the ICC World Cup during June and July meant that the Bears would have to play at least one Championship game away from ...

2019-01-22 13:32 open_in_new
England in West Indies: Chris Woakes takes 3-31 in warm-up match

Chris Woakes claimed 3-31 as England took 11 wickets on the final day of their warm-up match against a Cricket West Indies President's XI in Barbados.

Stuart Broad, who took a hat-trick in the first warm-up game, struck with the day's first ball before Woakes took his wickets in the ...

2019-01-19 13:02 open_in_new
Burst pipe school in Water Orton faces £26k water bill

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A school is considering cutting its staff to fund a £26,000 water bill ...

2019-01-18 23:23 open_in_new
'Lucky' fox rescued from leg impaling in Coventry

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A fox was "lucky to survive" after his leg was impaled on a metal fence ...

2019-01-18 23:23 open_in_new
Tony Andreu: Hamilton Academical sign former player on loan from Coventry City

Tony Andreu has returned to Hamilton Academical on loan from Coventry City.

The French forward, 30, left Accies for Norwich City in 2015, having scored 28 goals in 70 appearances for the club.

He was loaned to Rotherham and Dundee United before joining the Sky Slues in 2017 and will ...

2019-01-18 13:56 open_in_new
Coventry City Council is UK's slowest to fill potholes

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Coventry City Council has the longest response time in Britain for ...

2019-01-18 03:26 open_in_new
Jeff Toomaga-Allen: Wasps to sign New Zealand prop from Hurricanes

Former New Zealand prop Jeff Toomaga-Allen will join Wasps next season from Super Rugby's Hurricanes.

The 28-year-old, who won one cap for the All Blacks against Japan in 2013, has agreed an undisclosed length deal.

Toomaga-Allen, who played in the 2015 Super Rugby final, links up ...

2019-01-17 13:47 open_in_new
'Petrol bomb' threats sent to churches and supermarkets

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More than a dozen churches have been sent "threatening letters" bearing a ...

2019-01-16 16:47 open_in_new
Malakai Fekitoa: Wasps sign All Blacks centre from Top 14 side Toulon

Wasps have signed New Zealand centre Malakai Fekitoa on an undisclosed-length contract.

Tonga-born Fekitoa, who has scored eight tries in 24 games for the All Blacks, will arrive in the summer from French Top 14 side Toulon, where he is halfway through his second season.

The ...

2019-01-16 13:38 open_in_new
Nathan Hughes: Wasps forward to join Bristol as Willie Le Roux also leaves club

Bristol Bears have agreed a deal to sign England international Nathan Hughes from Premiership rivals Wasps at the end of the season.

The 27-year-old number eight, who has won 18 caps, has agreed a three-year contract at Ashton Gate.

"He's a player who brings physicality, power and ...

2019-01-15 13:29 open_in_new
Rugby teenager held after boy fell ill 'taking ecstasy'

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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after another teenager, who is ...

2019-01-14 20:41 open_in_new
Zurabi Zhvania: Georgia prop signs new Wasps contract

Georgia forward Zurabi Zhvania has signed a new contract with Wasps that will keep him at the Premiership club until the summer of 2020.

The 27-year-old loose-head prop has featured 15 times for Wasps since joining from French Top 14 side Stade Francais last summer.

"Zurabi has come ...

2019-01-14 18:35 open_in_new
Nuneaton councillor criticises 'brain dead' residents

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A councillor who labelled residents complaining about illegal traveller ...

2019-01-14 17:32 open_in_new
Indecent child images found on Coventry doctor's laptop

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A junior doctor faces being struck off after indecent images of young ...

2019-01-13 19:29 open_in_new
Cat's three day shipping container ordeal

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A cat trapped in a shipping container was finally rescued after his ...

2019-01-13 16:20 open_in_new
West Midlands Police use 'wands' to fight knife crime

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Police officers in the West Midlands have been given metal-detecting ...

2019-01-12 15:08 open_in_new
Green Party 'should have pursued' agent rape charges

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Green Party members did not adequately follow up a report of child sex ...

2019-01-11 21:17 open_in_new
Matt Mullan: Wasps and England prop leaves club by mutual consent

Injured England prop Matt Mullan has left Wasps by mutual consent.

The 31-year-old has not played for the Premiership club this season as he recovers from a knee injury.

Mullan joined Wasps in 2013 - making 128 appearances - and has won 17 Test caps for England, but he has been out ...

2019-01-11 19:11 open_in_new