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Premiership: Wasps v Gloucester

South Africa winger Willie Le Roux will make his home debut for Wasps after making his first appearance as a replacement in their defeat at Sale.

The Premiership leaders make one other change, with Joe Simpson replacing Dan Robson at scrum-half.

Gloucester make two changes, with ...

yesterday 15:21 open_in_new
West Midlands: Three things you wanted to know

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People have been using Your Questions to ask us what they want to know about the West Midlands.

You wanted to know what the ...

yesterday 09:51 open_in_new
Top tips on embroidery from the royal stitcher

23 February 2017 Last updated at 16:04 GMT

One of the team involved in stitching the lace on Kate Middleton's wedding dress says she's "delighted" by the revival in embroidery.

Nicola Jarvis from Leamington Spa has been involved in the ancient craft for 25 years and teaches at the ...

2017-02-23 19:17 open_in_new
Warwickshire manor house contents up for sale

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The entire contents of a Grade II* listed Warwickshire manor house are being sold after its owner decided to downsize.

The ...

2017-02-23 17:01 open_in_new
Hermaphrodite dog at Coventry RSPCA can't find home

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A rare hermaphrodite dog has been unable to find a home because potential owners are "put off" when learning about its condition. ...

2017-02-23 13:43 open_in_new
Bare-knuckle fighting on the rise

23 February 2017 Last updated at 01:05 GMT

Boxer Dan Hunter is following the path of his grandfather and embracing the old tradition of bare-knuckle boxing.

The controversial sport is attracting many to leave their gloves behind to try it.

Dan, from Bradford, has been boxing ...

2017-02-23 10:25 open_in_new
Coventry Council pays out to housing firm Open Doors

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A council is to pay money to a housing support company for the disabled after it led an "unreasonable campaign" against the ...

2017-02-22 22:17 open_in_new
Men 'groomed and prostituted teenager' in Coventry

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Two men have been jailed for sexually exploiting a 17-year-old girl and plying her with drugs.

Thomas Entwistle, 26, from ...

2017-02-22 21:11 open_in_new
Bikers are 'causing problems for Coventry residents'.

22 February 2017 Last updated at 17:11 GMT

Teenagers doing bike stunts on roads in Coventry are putting the lives of other road users at risk, according to a city councillor.

People in the Coundon area say they've seen gangs of up to 15 riding three abreast on roads blocking the ...

2017-02-22 20:05 open_in_new
Shakespeare actors 1,600 miles apart use rehearsal 'window'

22 February 2017 Last updated at 14:32 GMT

Shakespeare students are rehearsing their lines together - even though they are 1,600 miles apart.

The link up between Coventry University and University of Tampere, in Finland, has been made possible by a giant digital window developed by ...

2017-02-22 16:47 open_in_new
Tony Mowbray: Blackburn Rovers appoint Owen Coyle replacement

Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers have appointed Tony Mowbray as their new head coach, a day after Owen Coyle left the club by mutual consent.

The 53-year-old was last in charge of League One side Coventry and has previously been boss of Middlesbrough, Celtic, West Brom and ...

2017-02-22 14:33 open_in_new
Wasps: Marcus Watson, Ben Harris and Antonio Harris join club

Wasps have signed winger Marcus Watson and prop Ben Harris from Newcastle, along with Nottingham hooker Antonio Harris, for the 2017-18 season.

Watson, 25, has scored 14 tries in 29 games for Falcons, and was in the Great Britain Sevens team which won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics in ...

2017-02-22 13:27 open_in_new
Charges after police officer hit by car in Stratford-upon-Avon

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A man has been charged after a police officer was hit by a car.

The officer had to be treated in hospital for injuries to his ...

2017-02-21 17:25 open_in_new
Leamington Spa sees 33 un-taxed cars clamped in two days

21 February 2017 Last updated at 13:13 GMT

Clamping, release fees and storage charges - phrases to send a chill through motorists.

More and more drivers, according to data, are becoming acquainted with them - with 33 cars in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, clamped during a two-day ...

2017-02-21 15:13 open_in_new
Tamsin Greenway: Wasps Netball will do 'crazy stuff' like Premiership counterparts

Wasps boss Tamsin Greenway wants her Superleague netball side to play with the same adventure and bravado that has carried the club's rugby union team to the top of the Premiership.

Eight months after the rugby club won its bid to expand into the sport, Wasps netball make their debut on ...

2017-02-20 17:11 open_in_new
Hundreds of Coventry City fans queue for EFL Trophy Final seats

20 February 2017 Last updated at 13:58 GMT

Hundreds of Coventry City fans have snapped up tickets for their club's trip to Wembley next month.

Sky Blues supporters queued from 08:00 at Coventry's Butts Park Arena to secure their place at the EFL Trophy Final on Sunday 2 ...

2017-02-20 16:05 open_in_new
Man's campaign to litter-pick parts of Coventry

20 February 2017 Last updated at 10:11 GMT

One man is so fed up with his city's litter problem, he's taken it upon himself to tackle it.

David Stew, from the Bell Green area of Coventry, said he had found himself with time on his hands after retiring and decided to spruce-up the ...

2017-02-20 12:47 open_in_new
Premiership: Sale Sharks v Wasps

Sale club captain Josh Beaumont returns from his shoulder injury at number eight but Will Addison remains skipper.

Lock George Nott, 21, makes his first Premiership start for the Sharks with Byron McGuigan keeping his place on the wing after his late call-up last week.

South Africa ...

2017-02-19 13:41 open_in_new
EFL: Cardiff, Preston, Sheffield United, Scunthorpe - things you might have missed

It's normally at about this time of year that you hear managers, players, pundits and journalists declaring that we'll soon be entering 'the business end of the season'.

Nobody can be totally sure when 'the business end of the season' actually starts or, indeed, what the phrase really ...

2017-02-18 23:21 open_in_new
Horse rescued in Warwickshire after falling through roof

17 February 2017 Last updated at 17:28 GMT

A horse became stuck when she fell through the roof of a derelict outbuilding.

The 12 year old mare was trapped under heavy rubble in Bedworth, Warwickshire, on Friday.

A vet sedated her before fire crews worked to remove the debris ...

2017-02-17 19:51 open_in_new
Netball Superleague: How Wasps and Severn Stars came into existence

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Mix a legend of the game with lofty ambitions, throw in a dollop of endless hard work and add a pinch of star power, and voila - a new Superleague netball club is formed.

Tamsin ...

2017-02-17 17:39 open_in_new