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Summary

  1. Thousands of Carillion jobs at risk
  2. Updates from Monday 15 January
  3. Click on Related Stories to view stories from your area

Live Reporting

By Vanessa Pearce

All times stated are UK

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Investigations continue into stab death

A teenager was stabbed to death in Walsall over the weekend.

Scene of stabbing
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The 19-year-old was found with stab wounds at an address in Willows Road, Walsall after police were called at about 01:45.

The teenage victim is yet to be named - the scene was cordoned off for forensic investigations.

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J6 for A38 and J4 for M42.

M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J4, M42 (Coleshill), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

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M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between J4A for M42 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J4a M42 and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

BreakingCarillion to enter liquidation

We start by bringing you the news Carillion has announced it is taking steps to enter voluntary liquidation, threatening thousands of jobs.

Carillion
Carillion

The Wolverhampton-based construction company said talks over the weekend to secure short-term financial support for the business failed.

"The board of Carillion has therefore concluded that it had no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect," a statement said

Philip Green, chairman of Carillion, says: "This is a very sad day for Carillion, for our colleagues, suppliers and customers that we have been proud to serve over many years."

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J11 for A460 and J10 for A454.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M6 southbound between J11, A460 (Cannock) and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M54 Staffordshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M54 Staffordshire eastbound severe disruption, between J1 for A460 Wolverhampton and M6 J10A.

M54 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M54 eastbound between J1, A460 (Wolverhampton) and M6 J10a, because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire southbound

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M40 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J12 for B4451 and J11 for A361.

M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 southbound between J12, B4451 (Gaydon) and J11, A361 (Banbury), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

The man keeping bankruptcy a secret from friends
He says his friends do not know his journey into debt as bankruptcy means ridicule and embarrassment.

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J8 for M5.

M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound at J8 M5, because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill rejects the chance to replace the sacked Mark Hughes as Stoke City manager.

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Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J12 for A5 and J11A for M6 Toll.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J12, A5 (Gailey) and J11a M6 Toll, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A4141 West Midlands both ways

BBC News Travel

A4141 West Midlands both ways severe accident, between Jacobean Lane and Lady Byron Lane.

A4141 West Midlands - A4141 Warwick Road in Copt Heath closed and slow traffic in both directions between the Jacobean Lane junction and the Lady Byron Lane junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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BBC Sport

Birmingham City Ladies claim a first WSL 1 win since the beginning of October with victory over Bristol City Women.

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Severe accident: A49 Shropshire both ways

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A49 Shropshire both ways severe accident, between B4370 and A489.

A49 Shropshire - A49 closed and very slow traffic in both directions between the B4370 junction in Marshbrook and the A489 junction in Wistanstow, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A438 Herefordshire both ways

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A438 Herefordshire both ways severe accident, between Bishopstone turnoff and B4230.

A438 Herefordshire - A438 in Bridge Sollers closed and slow traffic in both directions between Bridge Sollers Crossroads and the B4230 junction, because of a serious accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J15 for A500 and J14 for A34.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J14, A34 (Stafford North), because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J6 for A38 and J7 for A34.

M6 West Midlands - Queuing traffic on M6 northbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J7, A34 (Great Barr), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

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M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J9 for A461.

M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

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M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J5 for A452.

M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich), because of a vehicle fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

BBC News Travel

M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J7 for A44 Worcester and J8 for M50.

M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J7, A44 (Worcester) and J8 M50, because of a vehicle fire. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J4 for M42 and J3 for A444.

M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of an accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Blackburn close to within two points of Shrewsbury as Charlie Mulgrew scores twice to end Town's 10-game unbeaten run.

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Ryan Harley scores the winner against Coventry to lift Exeter above the Sky Blues in the League Two table.

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Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J11 for A460 and J12 for A5.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between J11, A460 (Cannock) and J12, A5 (Gailey), because of people on the road.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Walsall keeper Liam Roberts produces a string of superb saves as they beat Oxford United in League One.

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Tom Pope scores a late penalty to rescue a point for Port Vale against Yeovil Town in League Two

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