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“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Fallen branch partially blocking main road out of Leamington towards Kenilworth

Fallen branch partially blocking main road out of Leamington towards Kenilworth

A large branch blown off by high winds from Storm Doris is partially blocking a stretch of road out of Leamington towards Kenilworth.

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Storm Doris causing major disruption on trains

Storm Doris causing major disruption on trains

High winds caused by Storm Doris is causing disruption to train services today (Thursday February 23).

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Construction set to begin on HS2 this year after royal approval

Construction set to begin on HS2 this year after royal approval

Work on HS2 is all set to start following the formal seal of approval from the Queen, which was given today (Thursday February 23).

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Warwickshire residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Warwickshire are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Crash which caused diesel spill on northbound M40 creating delays

Crash which caused diesel spill on northbound M40 creating delays

A crash on the northbound M40 near Warwick Services which caused a diesel spill is creating delays for drivers.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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Kenilworth roadworks likely to cause disruption to drivers

Kenilworth roadworks likely to cause disruption to drivers

Planned roadworks in Kenilworth could cause disruption to drivers over the next week and beyond.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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Police.

UPDATE: Road in Leamington reopens after police closure

A road in Leamington has been closed because of a police incident.

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The travellers currently on Hampton Road.

Community demands answers to solve Warwick traveller issue

People have been left fearing for their businesses and their customers’ safety after travellers returned to Warwick this week.

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One of the Trillion by Liberty range of bicycles which are being made in Leamington

Bicycles will be made in Leamington as part of company’s British manufacturing revival drive

Premium bicycles will be made in Leamington as part of a global company’s drive to revive key parts of British manufacturing.

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The A361 was closed after a collision yesterday.

Collision on M40 near Gaydon is causing delays

Police are dealing with a collision between a car and a lorry on the M40 motorway near Gaydon.

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Council tax up by 3.3 per cent in district council budget

Council tax up by 3.3 per cent in district council budget

Part of homeowners’ council tax will rise by more than three per cent this year after Warwick District Council’s executive approved its budget for 2017/18.

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Warwickshire garages did not service cars to high standard, county council claims

Warwickshire garages did not service cars to high standard, county council claims

Recent services on certain cars by Warwickshire garages were performed to a poor standard, Warwickshire County Council has claimed.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Cllr Izzi Seccombe

Political parties put point across after budget for Warwickshire is set

Warwickshire County Council has set out its budget for the coming year under “challenging circumstances” which mean the authority must again make large cuts.

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Warwickshire County Council budget includes tax rise of four per cent and job cuts are likely

Tax payers in Warwickshire will pay extra to soften the blow of budget cuts on social services and to ensure the jobs of tens of fire and rescue service staff are not lost over the next three years.

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