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  1. Oh deer: Stuck animal freed from railings

    A fire crew has rescued a deer which managed to get stuck between metal railings.

    Deer

    They were called to the scene on Grange Avenue in the Binley area of Coventry shortly before 12:00.

    Crews used specialist equipment to free the animal, that was released back into the wild after being checked over by the RSPCA.

  2. 'Underground explosion' causes electrical fire

    An underground electrical fire has broken out after reports of an explosion from an electrical manhole cover in Rugby.

    Part of Craven Road in the town has been cordoned off whilst the electricity board make the supply safe.

  3. Weather: Temperatures set to drop

    Disruption from snow and ice could last into Wednesday morning, the Met Office is warning.

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    Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice are in place for large parts of the region.

    Forecasters said it was expected to be one of the coldest weeks of the winter so far.

    The Local Government Association said 1.5 million tonnes of salt had been was stockpiled.

  4. Homebase may close up to 40 stores

    BBC Business News

    Up to 40 Homebase stores could be closed across the country putting up to 2,000 jobs at risk.

    Wesfarmers paid £340m for the DIY chain in early 2016 and has been rebranding the stores under the Bunnings name.

    It operates more than 20 stores in the region, across the West Midlands, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Warwickshire.

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    But after a "disappointing" performance the Australian firm has put Homebase under review and expects it to lose £97m in the first half of 2018.

    Between 20 and 40 of its stores are performing so poorly that they might have to be closed altogether, it said.

  5. Not long left to get involved

    #FAPeoplesCup

    FA People's Cup sign-up graphic
    • How would you like to play at England's training centre, St George's Park?
    • Do you also fancy lifting a cup at Wembley during the FA Cup final?

    Well you could do BOTH of those, simply by entering the FA People's Cup - the nation's most inclusive and FREE five-a-side competition. No experience is necessary and there are 18 different categories available.

    But beware - there are less than two weeks to go to sign up! Find out all the details here.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, at J3A for M6 Toll.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound at J3a M6 Toll, because of a broken down coach.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Hour-long delays on M6 after crash

    BBC News Travel

    There are warnings of long delays on the M6 southbound J3-J2 due to a crash.

    Highways England says one lane is closed and there are delays of about an hour.

    Emergency services are on the scene.

  8. Life and death of a stunt biker: Father's helmet regret

    The father of a 21-year-old stunt biker killed in a quad bike crash in Coventry is urging bikers to wear helmets.

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    Video caption: The life and death of a stunt biker: Father's helmet regret

    Tyrone Evans performed high-risk stunts on his bike and many videos of these went viral on social media.

    But he often rode illegally on public roads and Dec Evans said his son had not been wearing a helmet when he died.

    You can see this story in full on BBC Inside Out West Midlands tonight at 19:30 on BBC One, or via the iPlayer.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J3A for M6 Toll and J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - Long delays on M6 southbound between J3a M6 Toll and J2, M69 (Coventry), because of an accident earlier on. Travel time is 70 minutes.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Seventh straight defeat for Coventry Blaze

    It's now seven straight defeats for Coventry Blaze after they lost 7-4 to the Guildford Flames at the Skydome Arena.

    Gaelan Patterson, Brett Robinson, Dorian Peca and captain Jordan Pietrus scored the Blaze goals.

    Coventry Blaze
    Coventry Blaze
  11. Signalling fault affecting rail services

    BBC News Travel

    Rail services between Nuneaton and Rugby are being affected by an earlier signalling fault in the area.

    Services are likely to be disrupted until at least 09:00.

  12. Pilot has 'lucky' escape from flipped plane

    A pilot suffered only minor injuries after making an emergency landing in a Warwickshire field.

    Plane

    The plane came down yesterday afternoon in a field just off the Fosse Way close to Compton Verney.

    Despite the plane flipping over, the pilot was lucky to walk away, the fire service said.

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  13. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It’ll be cold today with the chance of showers and some snow.

    There’ll also be some sunny spells with highs of 4C (39F).

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    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
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    Video caption: The life and death of a stunt biker: Father's helmet regret

    The father of a 21-year-old man killed in a quad bike crash in Coventry has broken down in tears as he revealed his son wasn't wearing a helmet.

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J3A for M40 and J4 for A34.

    M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 northbound between J3a M40 and J4, A34 (Shirley), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  16. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A46 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between A425 Birmingham Road and A429 Coventry Road.

    A46 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on A46 Warwick By-Pass northbound in Warwick between the A425 Birmingham Road junction and the A429 Coventry Road junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  17. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A46 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between A429 Coventry Road and A452 Leamington Road.

    A46 Warwickshire - One lane closed on A46 northbound in Leek Wootton between the A429 Coventry Road junction and the A452 Leamington Road junction, because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time