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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Residents of Barford campaigning against the Taylor Wimpey development.

Police called in as Barford housing row gets heated

Opposition is growing to a planning application that would see more than 60 
houses built on a green field site in Barford.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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PC Andy Whiston of Leamington Safer Neighbourhoods Team outside 3 Epperstone Court in Leamington. Photo by Warwickshire Police.

Police close Leamington property after complaints of anti-social behaviour

Police have closed a property in Leamington after complaints of anti-social behaviour.

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Robbery and burglaries in and around Easter in Kenilworth

Robbery and burglaries in and around Easter in Kenilworth

Warwickshire Police has released details of a robbery and three burglaries which took place just before and during the Easter weekend in Kenilworth.

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Police are appealing for information

Police appeal after cyclist has bicycle stolen in Leamington robbery

Police are investigating a robbery in Leamington in which a young man was assaulted and his bicycle was stolen.

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Matthew Keen

Driver changes plea in case where 33-year-old passenger died after crash in Wellesbourne

A driver has finally admitted being responsible for the death of a south Warwickshire woman who died five days after she was severely injured in a crash in Wellesbourne.

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Drug-driver who crashed after high speed car chase out of Leamington avoids jail

A drug-driver who crashed his car on the A46 after a high speed chase out of Leamington has avoided jail.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police appeal for information after stranger approaches ten-year-old boy in Wellesbourne

Police are appealing for information following a suspicious incident in Wellesbourne on Tuesday morning.

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Drug driver who ‘barged into’ police after high speed chase through Warwick is spared jail

Drug driver who ‘barged into’ police after high speed chase through Warwick is spared jail

A driver who had taken cocaine ‘barged into’ a police car as he drove along the pavement to get past it during a high-speed chase through residential areas of Warwick.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Appeal for information after aggravated burglary in Warwick

Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Warwick.

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Kettell Video Productions owner Stuart Kettell warned other businesses to back up files after cyber criminals held him to ransom. Photo: West Midlands Police NNL-170413-120040001

Warwick business owner’s warning after cyber attack blackmail

A Warwick company’s managing director is warning other businesses to protect themselves from cyber criminals after being held to ransom.

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Leamington men jailed for burglary in which sentimental tooth fairy pots were stolen

When two men broke into a woman’s Leamington home while she was on holiday with her children the most sentimentally valuable items they stole were three ‘tooth fairy pots’.

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Armed robbery at Kenilworth shop

Armed robbery at Kenilworth shop

A robber reportedly armed with a firearm stole cash from a Kenilworth shop last week.

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Police appeal to find missing Leamington man

Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing man from Leamington.

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Crimestoppers and Openreach are appealing for information

Update: Travellers moved on from Whitnash playing field

Travellers have been moved on from a playing field in Whitnash after they set up an unauthorised encampment at the site on Friday evening.

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Update: travellers at Whitnash playing field served with eviction notice by police

Update: travellers at Whitnash playing field served with eviction notice by police

Police have served an eviction notice to travellers which gives them 24 hours to leave Washbourne Fields in Whitnash.

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