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Coventry draw Widnes in Challenge Cup 

20 Mar

Super League side Warrington will host Hunslet or Bradford Bulls, both from the third tier, in the Challenge Cup fifth round.

Gloster Meteor jet makes final flight from Coventry Airport 

20 Mar

One of the world's oldest fighter jets takes flight from Coventry before being shipped to the US.

Call for Alfie Dingley to be allowed medicinal cannabis 

20 Mar

A mother shows the bruises from her "aggressive and angry" six-year-old son in the campaign for a special licence to use medicinal cannabis to treat his epilepsy.

Maamria leaves Nuneaton for Stevenage 

20 Mar

Former Stevenage player and assistant boss Dino Maamria is appointed as the new manager of the League Two club.

Alfie Dingley’s medical cannabis petition to be handed to government 

20 Mar

Alfie Dingley is six - his family want him to be able to use medical cannabis to manage his epilepsy.

Carpool karaoke mum ‘overwhelmed’ by response to Down’s Syndrome video 

19 Mar

Melissa says three-year-old Francesca loves seeing herself in the video which has been watched by millions.

UK’s youngest and oldest populations 

19 Mar

Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

LPGA Founders Cup: Laura Davies three shots off lead after round of 63 

18 Mar

England's Laura Davies hits her first round of 63 since 2005 to move three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round.

Snow and ice bring UK travel disruption 

18 Mar

Difficult conditions hit road, rail and air travel, as Met Office amber and yellow warnings remain.

Carpool karaoke mums’ Down’s syndrome video goes viral 

17 Mar

Rebecca Carless says the response to the video has been "mad" and they want everyone to see it.

Nuneaton ‘terrorist training camp’ arrest man released 

17 Mar

A 25-year-old man is released pending investigation, Warwickshire Police say.

Crewe Alexandra v Coventry City 

17 Mar

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Crewe Alexandra and Coventry City.

Footballer Lee Hughes declared bankrupt 

16 Mar

The former West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City striker recently joined non-league Halesowen Town.

Call to raid HS2 budget to fix potholes in roads 

16 Mar

Labour MP speaks out after figures show big rise in cyclist deaths and serious injuries.

‘Terrorist training camp’ arrest in Nuneaton 

15 Mar

A 25-year-old man is arrested after allegedly attending a terrorist training camp.

England v Ireland: James Haskell wants to prove he has an England future 

15 Mar

England flanker James Haskell will be looking to prove he can still cut it at Test level against Ireland in the Six Nations.

Arrests over drone drug smuggling into prisons 

15 Mar

Ten people are held on suspicion of conspiracy to drop Class A and B drugs over prison walls.

Courtney Lawes and Nathan Hughes: England forwards to miss rest of season 

14 Mar

England back-rowers Courtney Lawes and Nathan Hughes are set to miss the rest of the season after knee ligament surgery.

Hillsborough disaster: No charges against two officers 

14 Mar

Two former West Midlands Police officers allegedly failed to investigate the causes of the disaster properly.

Coventry City v Luton Town 

13 Mar

Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Coventry City and Luton Town.

Stratford-upon-Avon LGBT stall shuts over ‘abuse’ 

12 Mar

Daniel Browne says he received more than 100 abusive comments while manning his stall.

Disability football team plays first competitive game 

12 Mar

The team was invited to compete in the Ability Counts League at Aston Villa.

‘We fear benefit changes could lose our disabled sister her home’ 

12 Mar

Pensioners and disabled people fear losing homes ahead of housing costs support changes, it is claimed.

Concerns over Coventry brain surgeon’s operations 

12 Mar

Two patients operated on by consultant neurosurgeon Hussien El-Maghraby went on to die.

Regulator to quiz water firms over shortages 

11 Mar

Ofwat expects compensation to be "fair, fast and free from hassle for customers".

Coventry City v Barnet 

10 Mar

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Coventry City and Barnet.

Coventry driver jailed for killing daughter 

9 Mar

Armel Houanda said he had turned round to to check on 22-month-old Amelie when the crash happened...

Artist paints tribute to Doctor Who theme tune creator 

9 Mar

The spray-painted tribute to Doctor Who musician Delia Derbyshire marked International Women's Day...

Carl Baker: Coventry City re-sign midfielder on short-term contract 

9 Mar

Former Coventry City captain Carl Baker re-signs for the Sky Blues on a short-term deal following a spell in India.

Mum joins daughter at Warwickshire retirement village 

9 Mar

It’s not often a mother follows in her daughter's footsteps, but for Maureen that’s exactly happened.

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