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Warwick researchers developing lab-grown turkey

Dr Radu Cimpeanu, a theoretical mathematician at the University of Warwick, is enhancing the production of cultivated turkey alongside other researchers. The cultivated turkey cells can directly produce animal meat by duplicating turkey meat’s sensory and nutritional profiles. This could really make a difference to people’s eating habits across the...
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Posted Dec. 19, 2023

Serious crash on Coventry’s Sky Blue Way

A teenager was seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run on Sky Blue Way in Coventry on 8 December. Sky Blue Way was opened in 1986, named after the theme colour of Coventry City Football Club. Located to the east of Coventry, it is a road connecting the Coventry ring road...
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Posted Dec. 17, 2023

My parents’ Hong Kong classics

In my first seminar at Warwick, the tutor asked why we chose history. Many of my classmates said they began to love history because of the TV series Horrible Histories. Growing up in Hong Kong, I never watched Horrible Histories, so this was the first time I heard about this show....
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Posted Dec. 1, 2023

The symptoms of ‘Long Boris’

What is your Covid-19 story? Some people suffered from long Covid, and some lost over one-third of their university life. In numerical terms, 232,052 British citizens passed away during the pandemic. From a political perspective, the pandemic has shocked British politics since 2020. With the Partygate scandal, the resignation of...
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Posted Nov. 30, 2023

Leamington Spa introduces new ‘Safe Space’

A new ‘Safe Space’ offering support to those who feel vulnerable during a night out was opened in Leamington Spa on 17 November. Located in the South Lodge on the Parade and open every week from 10pm on Friday to 4am on Saturday, the facility is run by Warwick District...
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Posted Nov. 27, 2023

Countdown to Christmas under way in Coventry city centre

Christmas festivities are now under way in Coventry city centre, including Christmas lights and a Christmas market. On 13 November, hundreds of people, including Coventry’s Lord Mayor, gathered for the countdown to the lights being turned on in Broadgate. The event was presented by BBC CWR, with a performance by...
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Posted Nov. 24, 2023

Warwick students protest against University’s ‘hypocrisy’ during FAB sit-in

Around 100 students sat on the ground floor of the Faculty of Arts Building (FAB) yesterday in protest of the University’s “hypocrisy” surrounding the ongoing conflict in Gaza. The protest was organised by an association of various Warwick activist groups and was carried out during this year’s Edward Said Memorial...
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Posted Nov. 16, 2023

What happened in the latest Poland elections?

On October 15, the Polish parliamentary election struck European politics. This was a critical juncture where the current ruling party, Law and Justice (PiS), would continue to erode Polish democracy and harmony in the EU. At last, the opposition alliance Civic Coalition (KO) won with 53.52% of votes, though PiS...
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Posted Nov. 9, 2023

Police appeal for help identifying Warwick robbery suspects

Coventry Police have launched an appeal for assistance after hundreds of pounds worth of equipment was stolen from the University of Warwick.  West Midlands Police confirmed that the thieves broke into a yard and stole a leaf blower worth £200 and cables worth £400 at 4:30pm on 13 May.  ...
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Posted Nov. 9, 2023

Are Coventry and Warwickshire underappreciated?

In early September, I was alone in Coventry and university had yet to start. My Instagram feed was flooded with my friends’ pictures of vacations in Rome and Barcelona when suddenly, a post by The Lord Leycester, a medieval courtyard in Warwickshire, popped up as an advertisement. It said that...
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Posted Nov. 3, 2023