Today in Shakespeare's County & The Vale
Armed robbers strike near Leamington
Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery near Leamington.
Man arrested after fatal crash
A man has been arrested after a fatal hit and run crash near Shipston this morning.
Showbiz & Entertainment
Aretha Franklin: 'Divine and unmatched' soul singer dies aged 76
Tributes have flooded in for "boundary breaking" soul legend Aretha Franklin, who has died aged 76 after suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer.
Aretha Franklin: Soul singer endured tumultuous childhood to conquer the world and demand Respect
Probably Aretha Franklin's best known song, Respect, was released in 1967 at the height of a tumultuous period in the battle for US civil rights.