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Wimbledon 2017: Marcus Willis gets qualifying wildcard

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Britain's Marcus Willis has been awarded a wildcard into qualifying for Wimbledon after his fairytale run at last year's tournament.

Willis won six matches to qualify last year, ...

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Nuneaton death: Two accused of Dionne Clark's murder

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Two people have been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old ...

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Peter Vincenti: Rochdale midfielder joins Coventry City on two-year deal

Coventry City have signed midfielder Peter Vincenti on a two-year deal after he left Rochdale by mutual consent.

The 30-year-old joined Dale in May 2013 and made a total of 152 appearances for the club, helping them win promotion from League Two in 2013-14.

Vincenti started his ...

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Essex v Warwickshire: Ravi Bopara & James Foster make Bears suffer

Ravi Bopara and James Foster both completed centuries in a sixth-wicket stand of 229 as Essex amassed a season's best total before declaring against Warwickshire.

Bopara made 192, his third-highest first-class score, and his first century in three years, as Essex finally called a halt on ...

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Elliot Daly to play supersub role

As final dress rehearsals go, it went pretty well.

After a forgettable first half, the British and Irish Lions blitzed the Chiefs in the second half to run up their biggest scoreline of the tour so far, four days before the first Test against the All Blacks.

In an 11-minute spell - ...

2017-06-20 18:21 open_in_new
Hitler tweet: Coventry South candidate Michelle Lowe blasted

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A tweet by a Conservative candidate showing Adolf Hitler hugging the ...

2017-06-20 18:21 open_in_new
Three arrested in Nuneaton murder inquiry after woman's death

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Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of ...

2017-06-20 15:03 open_in_new
Essex v Warwickshire: Ravi Bopara and Nick Browne give hosts the edge at Chelmsford

Ravi Bopara made his highest County Championship score of the season and Nick Browne also hit a half-century as Division One leaders Essex edged day one against bottom club Warwickshire.

After opting to bat at sun-baked Chelmsford, Essex were 96-3 after the loss of Alastair Cook and Tom ...

2017-06-19 20:17 open_in_new
Paul Doran-Jones: Wasps sign Gloucester prop, Tom Bristow exits club

Wasps have signed experienced prop forward Paul Doran-Jones from Premiership rivals Gloucester.

The 32-year-old, who can play in both prop roles, joins for a third time, having also been with Wasps in 2008 and again briefly on loan last season.

In addition, Wasps have signed ...

2017-06-19 19:11 open_in_new
Jaguar Land Rover to create 5,000 jobs

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Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to hire 5,000 staff to enhance its ...

2017-06-19 12:35 open_in_new
World Cup: Great Britain's Kimberley Woods wins K1 silver in Prague

Great Britain's Kimberley Woods added to her C1 gold medal with silver in the women's K1 event at the 2017 Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 on Sunday.

The 21-year-old, who won the women's C1 gold on Saturday, finished 0.24 seconds behind the winner in Prague.

Fellow Briton Mallory Franklin, ...

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World Cup: Kimberley Woods wins gold for GB, Mallory Franklin takes silver

Great Britain's Kimberley Woods won gold in the women's C1 event at the 2017 Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 in Prague, with fellow Briton Mallory Franklin taking silver.

Woods, 21, finished in a time of one minute 51.15 seconds, as 22-year-old Franklin finished 3.98 seconds behind.

The ...

2017-06-17 19:53 open_in_new
London fire: England councils order urgent housing review

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Councils across England are carrying out urgent reviews of high-rise ...

2017-06-16 21:53 open_in_new
Croydon cyclist death: Lorry driver cleared of causing death

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A lorry driver involved in a crash that killed a cyclist has been cleared ...

2017-06-16 11:59 open_in_new
Vijay Masih jailed for punching Robert Bavington in Leamington Spa

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A man who killed another with a single punch outside a bar in Leamington ...

2017-06-15 13:59 open_in_new
Two more charged over Mark Nesmith stab death

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Two further men have been charged over the fatal stabbing of a tattoo ...

2017-06-15 12:53 open_in_new
Boy admits taking loaded shotgun to Nuneaton school

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A teenage boy who took a loaded shotgun, 200 rounds of ammunition and a ...

2017-06-15 00:47 open_in_new
Man charged with tattoo artist's murder in Coventry

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A man has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed at a petrol ...

2017-06-14 11:35 open_in_new
Financial Ombudsman is Coventry Friargate's new tenant

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A major financial body will move staff to a new city centre business ...

2017-06-13 21:17 open_in_new
Mark Nesmith named as man killed at Coventry petrol station

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A man who died after being stabbed at a petrol station has been named by ...

2017-06-13 20:11 open_in_new
Coventry children's services still 'require improvement'

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An Ofsted report into Coventry children's services has found it "requires ...

2017-06-13 16:53 open_in_new