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Coventry City Council is UK's slowest to fill potholes

14 hours 45 min ago
Some councils aim to fill potholes within minutes but others take more than a day, new figures show.
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Jeff Toomaga-Allen: Wasps to sign New Zealand prop from Hurricanes

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:09
Former New Zealand prop Jeff Toomaga-Allen is to join Wasps next season from Super Rugby's Hurricanes.
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'Petrol bomb' threats sent to West Midlands churches and supermarkets

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:39
The letters bear a West Midlands postmark and one threatens to stab congregation members.
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Malakai Fekitoa: Wasps sign All Blacks centre from Top 14 side Toulon

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:00
Wasps sign All Blacks centre Malakai Fekitoa from French Top 14 side Toulon for next season.
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Nathan Hughes: Wasps forward to join Bristol as Willie Le Roux also leaves club

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:38
Bristol will sign England forward Nathan Hughes from Wasps this summer and Willie Le Roux will leave the Ricoh Arena.
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West Midlands Police fails to record 16,600 violent crimes

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:06
West Midlands Police's recording of violent crime and sex offences is rated inadequate by inspectors.
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Rugby teenager held after boy fell ill 'taking ecstasy'

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:55
A 16-year-old who collapsed after taking what is thought to be high-purity ecstasy remains critically ill.
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Zurabi Zhvania: Georgia prop signs new Wasps contract

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:05
Georgia international Zurabi Zhvania signs a new deal with Wasps that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2020.
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Nuneaton councillor criticises 'brain dead' residents

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:40
Barry Longden said his comments had been taken out of context and he would not be resigning.
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Family had to sit on floor of TUI plane

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 18:37
They were given boarding passes but found an empty space where their seats should have been.
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Indecent child images found on Coventry doctor's laptop

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 16:55
Dr Christopher Ball-Nossa pleaded guilty to six charges of making indecent images of children.
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Cat's three day shipping container ordeal

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 13:58
Aslan was eventually discovered thanks to his brother, Arlo, sitting outside the container door.
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West Midlands Police use 'wands' to fight knife crime

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 12:35
The metal-detecting devices will be used by police to search people suspected of carrying weapons.
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Coventry City v AFC Wimbledon

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 10:19
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Coventry City and AFC Wimbledon.
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Green Party 'should have queried' agent sex charges

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:23
David Challenor was found guilty of 20 offences, including the rape of a 10-year-old girl.
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Matt Mullan: Wasps and England prop leaves club by mutual consent

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:49
Injured England prop Matt Mullan leaves Premiership side Wasps by mutual consent, with immediate effect.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Bath v Wasps

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 14:54
Team news as Bath host Wasps in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at The Rec (15:15 GMT).
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Olly Stone: Warwickshire bowler signs new contract until 2022

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:55
Warwickshire and England fast bowler Olly Stone signs a new contract, keeping him at Edgbaston until the end of 2022.
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JLR workers 'tense' after 4,500 job cuts announced

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 18:20
The firm has suffered a slowdown in sales and complained about uncertainty over Brexit.
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Officer investigated for shooting dead Sean Fitzgerald, inquest told

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:25
Sean Fitzgerald was shot as he ran from the back of a house in Coventry, his inquest is told.
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