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Pilot murdered wife in Knightcote saucepan attack 

23 May

Andrew McIntosh is found guilty of battering his estranged wife to death at their former home.


Matt Symons: Harlequins sign Wasps lock for 2018-19 season 

23 May

Premiership side Harlequins agree a deal to sign Wasps forward Matt Symons ahead of next season...


Coventry’s parking scheme to continue despite criticism 

23 May

The restricted parking is enforceable and signage will be reviewed, the council says.


UB40’s Ali Campbell: ‘We’re still cool’ 

23 May

Forty years into his career, Ali Campbell and his band prepare to play the BBC's Biggest Weekend.


Danny Cipriani listed as full-back in England training squad for Barbarians squad 

22 May

Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani is listed as a full-back in England's training squad for Sunday's match against the Barbarians.


Jack Willis: Wasps flanker sidelined for up to 12 months with knee injury 

22 May

Wasps flanker Jack Willis could be sidelined for up to 12 months after suffering a serious knee injury against Saracens.


Abhimanyu Chohan: Concern for missing Coventry schoolboy 

21 May

The 15-year-old is "not in any trouble, we just need to know he is safe," say police.


Coventry City: Club to wear one-off kit for League Two play-off final 

21 May

Coventry City will wear a one-off shirt for the League Two play-off final after running out of this season's home kit.


One-Day Cup: Jeetan Patel stars as Bears beat Yorkshire at Headingley 

20 May

Warwickshire skipper Jeetan Patel takes four wickets as the Bears beat Yorkshire in the One-Day Cup at Headingley.


Cyclists who died in war remembered in Meriden 

20 May

Lycra-clad cyclists gather each year at the memorial to remember those who gave their lives in the world wars.


Andrew Pozzi & Aries Merritt beaten in Great CityGames 

18 May

Poland's Damian Czykier took victory in the Great CityGames 110m hurdles as favourites Aries Merritt and Andrew Pozzi both make mistakes.


In pictures: Great Midwifery Cake Off 

18 May

A midwife from Warwick Hospital has been announced as the winner of the Great Midwifery Cake Off for 2018...


Premiership: Saracens v Wasps 

18 May

Team news as Saracens host Wasps in Saturday's Premiership semi-final fixture at Allianz Park (12:30 BST).


Sister’s tribute to Coventry hit-and-run death father 

18 May

Chelsea Platt-May described brother Reece as her "protector" and "friend".


Royal wedding 2018: Meet the other nearly-weds 

18 May

The BBC meets couples across the UK sharing their big day with Harry and Meghan.


Fresh allegation against Scots Sikh held in India 

17 May

Jagtar Singh Johal, from Dumbarton, had been held without charge since last November.


One-Day Cup: Derbyshire score 357 as they beat Warwickshire 

17 May

Derbyshire pile up 357-8, their highest-ever 50-over score, to beat Warwickshire in the opening round of the One-Day Cup.


Casper and Corey Platt-May deaths: Father found dead in Greece hotel 

17 May

Reece Platt-May, whose sons were killed by a speeding driver, was found dead in a Greek hotel, police say.


Notts County v Coventry City 

17 May

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's League Two play-off semi-final second leg between Notts County and Coventry City.


Warwickshire pilot ‘lost control in wife murder’ 

16 May

Andrew McIntosh tells a court he took an overdose in 2013 because he was unhappy in the relationship.


Workers repair a shaft on the West Coast Main Line while the trains still run 

16 May

Work starts to repair a shaft high above West Coast Main Line while 400 trains a day thunder by.


Man killed in Coventry hit-and-run named 

16 May

Milton Forde, 83.


Ed Pollock: Warwickshire batsman extends contract until 2020 

16 May

Warwickshire batsman Ed Pollock sign a two-year contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2020.


Danny Cipriani: Wasps fly-half says he turned down offers from abroad 

15 May

Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani says he turned down offers from abroad before signing for Premiership rivals Gloucester.


Pilot ‘battered wife to death with saucepan’ in Knightcote 

15 May

Andrew McIntosh attacked his estranged wife in a row over money and left to visit the pub, a court hears.


Man stabbed in abdomen after large group fight in Rugby 

15 May

An 18-year-old man is held on suspicion of assault after the disorder on Monday.


Tom Davies: Coventry City defender charged with violent conduct 

14 May

Coventry defender Tom Davies is charged with violent conduct after their League Two play-off semi-final first leg against Notts County.


MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow test runs new track at Silverstone 

14 May

The Coventry-born rider says he's 'humbled' at being compared to motorcycle legend Barry Sheene.


Fly-tipping: What can you do with rubbish dumped on your land? 

14 May

More than a million incidents of fly-tipping were reported in England last year.


Moment falcon catches pigeon captured in Leamington Spa 

14 May

Photographer Steve Melville took a stunning photo of a peregrine falcon catching its prey.


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