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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Increased police presence across Warwickshire over the weekend

Warwickshire Police say they will be increasing the number of police out on the streets over the bank holiday weekend following the terror attack in Manchester on Monday.

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Hillmorton Lane, Lilbourne

Lilbourne couple died while trying to put out Christmas tree fire in their house

An elderly couple died in a house fire in Lilbourne after a candle set fire to their Christmas tree.

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Sainsbury's staff presented Warwickshire and Solihull Blood Bikes with a new motorcycle after raising �15,000 for the charity NNL-170526-165317001

Rugby Sainsbury’s raises thousands for blood bikers charity

Sainsbury’s in Rugby presented Warwickshire and Solihull Blood Bikes with a new motorcycle bought with a £15,000 donation raised over the past 12 months by the supermarket.

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Fun at the museum.

Night at Rugby Museum is out of this world!

Visitors to Rugby Art Gallery and Museum enjoyed a night that was out of this world.

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Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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Traffic on the M6 caused by a large oil leak. Photo: Highways England NNL-170526-121502001

Large diesel spillage causing delays on M6 near Rugby

A large diesel spillage is causing long delays on the M6 near Rugby with one lane closed today (Friday, May 26).

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ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Rugby council retains ‘excellent’ equality standard

Rugby council has become the first of its kind to retain the ‘excellent’ standard for equality – while remaining the only local authority of its type to ever meet the grade.

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School classrooms like this one could be hit by budget cuts

Primary schools urge parents to take action over funding cuts

Primary schools across Rugby borough have sent impassioned letters to parents urging them to join the fight against cuts to funding.

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Children are taking part in this year's Race for Life.

Schoolchildren gear up for Rugby’s Race for Life to help beat cancer

Schoolchildren in Rugby are putting on their running shoes tojoin the fight against cancer.

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Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

In the wake of Monday‘s terrorist attack, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is warning people to be cautious of online fundraising pages.

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There was a space theme to Friday's Night at Your Museum. NNL-170523-125040001

Great night out for Rugby’s intergalactic adventurers

A crowd of almost 1,000 brave explorers boldly went in search of space to Rugby Art Gallery and Museum on Friday for this year’s Night at Your Museum event.

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New manager at The George in Bilton Angie Cresswell (right) with new chef Say Cudworth (left). Photo by Mike Baker. NNL-170523-194008009

Bilton pub’s new manager hoping to recapture excitement

A landmark pub in Bilton is under new management with the aim of recapturing the excitement seen after it reopened in July.

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Police have made an arrest

Warwickshire man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack

A man was arrested in Nuneaton last night (Wednesday) by police investigating the terror attack at Manchester Arena on Monday.

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Daniel Bale and Dominic Williams

Rugby man and his accomplice jailed for One Stop robbery

Two men have been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of robbing the One Stop on Hillmorton Road in Rugby on November 15 last year.

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