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Man charged with murder after stabbing in Warwick

A murder investigation is underway following the death of a man in Blackwell Lane, Warwick. Credit: ITV News Central

A man has been charged with murder after a man in his 50s was found with stab injuries at a property in Warwick on Saturday.

Jack Merrilees, aged 21 and of Linkway, Leamington Spa, was charged yesterday evening in connection with the incident. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Magistrates in Leamington today.

Police have today named the man who died as Edward Cornet, aged 55, from Blackwell Lane, Warwick.

Paramedics were called to Mr Cornet's home in Blackwell Lane on Saturday night. He was found with stab wounds and was taken to University Hospital, Coventry where he later died of his injuries.

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Cameron in Nuneaton on final weekend of campaigning

David Cameron is speaking at an event in Nuneaton on the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Thursday's general election.

David Cameron speaking in Nuneaton Credit: Alison Mackenzie / ITV News Central

The new Royal baby got a mention by the Prime Minister, who once again revealed the 'no money note' left by Liam Byrne after Labour's 2010 election defeat.

The note left by Labour's Liam Byrne Credit: Liberal Democrats

The note read: "Dear Chief Secretary, I'm afraid that there is no money. Kind regards and good luck."

Robber steals cash from Rugby McDonald's

London Road in Rugby Credit: Google Maps

A man walked into a branch of McDonald's yesterday before jumping over the counter and demanding staff open the safe.

It happened at around 11:30pm last night at the restaurant on London Road in Rugby.

The robber cleared out the safe and then made off on foot across the A45.

Nobody was injured but police are asking witnesses to come forward.

The robber is white, of a medium build, in his early to mid 20s, 5 foot 6, with his face covered. He was wearing dark clothing, a black padded jacket, jeans and trainers.

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School's St George's Day pop anthem

Students at a school in Aston have put a new twist on an old favourite with their rock rendition of God Save The Queen.

The students from Sacred Heart Catholic School teamed up with D-NEL to celebrate England's patron saint.

The youngsters also wanted to mark the Queen's 89th birthday yesterday, the upcoming birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child and the General Election.

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