Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent have been shortlisted for 2021 City of Culture.Read the full story ›
Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent have been shortlisted for the UK City of Culture 2021.
11 towns and cities registered their bids and now Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent have been shortlisted along with Paisley, Sunderland and Swansea.
Hereford has missed out on a place in the final five.
Hull is the current City of Culture and it's estimated it has boosted the local economy by around £60 million.
Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent will now submit their final bids by the end of September before the winner of the 2021 bid is announced in December.
Kare Adenegan has won silver in the T34 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.
The 16-year-old, from Coventry, recorded a time of 18.01 seconds but was beaten to the gold by Hannah Cockroft.
Cockroft won a fourth straight T34 100 metres title for her eighth global crown, triumphing at the London Stadium.
A man who used 12,000 toothpicks to build a replica of Wimbledon's Centre Court has been given tickets to the ladies final.
Sharminder Singh's work was noticed by tennis bosses who have invited him to watch the world's best duke it out for the prestigious grand slam prize.
The 31-year-old from Coventry, who spent the best part of a year making the replica, says his dreams have come true.
Energetic dance music star Example will be headlining The Godiva festival later.Read the full story ›
An 18-year-old woman has been bailed following her arrest on suspicion of terrorism offences.Read the full story ›
The woman is being questioned on suspicion of inviting support for a proscribed organisation and distributing terrorist material.Read the full story ›
A tennis fan from Coventry has made a replica of Wimbledon's Centre Court - made from 12,000 toothpicks!
Shaminder Singh's model stands at 50cm tall and a metre long.
Timothy Forsyth befriended his 19-year-old victim on Hall Green Road in Coventry before luring him to a children’s play area.Read the full story ›
Leeroy Bailey, from Coventry who featured on Britain's Got Talent, denies six counts of making indecent images of children.Read the full story ›