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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after body is found

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Rugby.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Rugby. Credit: Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Rugby.

Police were called out to the house in Morton Gardens yesterday and discovered the woman's body.

The man in his 40s was arrested nearby a short time later.

Georgios Samaras becomes West Brom's ninth signing

Georgios Samaras
Georgios Samaras Credit: wba.co.uk

West Bromwich Albion have signed Georgios Samaras, their ninth summer signing.

The Greece international has penned a two-year deal and will wear the number 30 shirt.

The 29-year-old will now battle it out with club-record signing Brown Ideye, Saido Berahino and Victor Anichebe for a place in Alan Irvine’s forward line

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Low turnout as voters snub West Mids PCC election

Low turnout in the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner election
Low turnout in the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner election Credit: Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

There's been a low turnout in the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner vote.

Around only 10% decided to have their say on who will be elected to the role.

It was sparked by the death of Bob Jones earlier this year.

West Midlands PCC result due but low number of votes expected

The voter turnout is expected to have been at a record low.
The voter turnout is expected to have been at a record low. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Image

The results of the new Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands are due to be announced today with the voter turnout expected to have been at a record low.

Yesterday's poll was triggered by the death of Bob Jones seven weeks ago.

Speeding warnings issued after 'poo' sign excuse

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Drivers in the Midlands are being warned that excuses won't be accepted if they're caught speeding.

It's after Central Motorway Police tweeted this picture they spotted on a driver's car.

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Warnings as thousands to fly from East Mids Airport

More than 40,000 passengers are expected to fly from East Midlands Airport.
More than 40,000 passengers are expected to fly from East Midlands Airport. Credit: ITV News Central

The public are being warned to expect the roads to be busy this bank holiday as more than 40,000 passengers are expected to fly from East Midlands Airport.

The Highways Agency say some roadworks will be suspended, but others, including on the M1, will stay in place for safety reasons.

Adee Phelan shows you can still achieve without top GCSEs

With GCSE results out today, what happens if you don't get the results you want?

Adee Phelan is an example of what you can still achieve. He quit school at age ten - and is now hairdresser to the rich and famous, including the Beckhams, with a TV show on the way.

And while he wouldn't advise it as a life choice, he says he is proof you can still become successful - without those A-C grades. Mark Gough has been talking to him.

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