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  1. Updates on Friday 9 February

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Compare the temperature in your area to other locations in the UK and around the world.

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Icy weather closes roads

Allen Cook

BBC News

Yesterday's snow along with freezing conditions has led to the A537 and the A54 Cat and Fiddle roads being shut.

Gritters and snow ploughs are out treating and clearing routes in Cheshire and other areas.

Snow in Flash, Staffordshire
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Snow in Flash, Staffordshire

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J13 for A572 and J12 for M62.

M60 Greater Manchester - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M60 anticlockwise between J13, A572 (Worsley) and J12, M62 (Eccles Interchange), because of a broken down car.

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

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, between J31 for A59 Preston New Road and J32 for M55 affecting J28 for B5256.

M6 Lancashire - Very slow traffic and long delays on M6 northbound between J31, A59 (Samlesbury) and J32, M55 (Broughton Interchange), because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 1 hour 15 minutes. Congestion to J28, B5256 (Leyland).

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

Severe accident: M66 Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

M66 Greater Manchester southbound severe accident, at J1 for A56.

M66 Greater Manchester - M66 entry slip road closed southbound at J1, A56 (Ramsbottom), because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: A6 Greater Manchester eastbound

BBC News Travel

A6 Greater Manchester eastbound severe accident, between A666 Bolton Road and A576 Broughton Road.

A6 Greater Manchester - A6 Broad Street in Manchester closed eastbound between Irlam O' Th' Heights Roundabout and the A576 Broughton Road junction, because of an accident involving one vehicle.

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

Pep Guardiola and Kevin de Bruyne

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport

Kevin de Bruyne needs to win "lots of titles, especially the Champions League" to win the Ballon d'Or, says Man City boss Pep Guardiola.

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Severe accident: A6068 Lancashire both ways

BBC News Travel

A6068 Lancashire both ways severe accident, between M65 J13 and A671 Whalley Road.

A6068 Lancashire - A6068 Barrowford Road closed between Nelson in Burnley and Padiham, because of snow and an accident involving five vehicles.

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

Severe disruption: A676 Lancashire both ways

BBC News Travel

A676 Lancashire both ways severe disruption, at M66.

A676 Lancashire - A676 Bolton Road North in Ramsbottom blocked in both directions at Edenfield Junction, because of snow.

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

Severe disruption: M65 Lancashire westbound

BBC News Travel

M65 Lancashire westbound severe disruption, at J6 for A678.

M65 Lancashire - M65 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J6, A678 (Blackburn).

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

Severe accident: A55 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

A55 Cheshire eastbound severe accident, between J38 A483 Wrexham Road and J39 A41 Sainsbury's.

A55 Cheshire - A55 in Chester closed and stationary traffic eastbound between J38, A483 (Posthouse roundabout) and J39, A41 (Sainsbury's), because of a multi-vehicle accident.

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

Jose Mourinho frustrated as Man Utd lose to Newcastle

Man Utd could have played for 10 hours at Newcastle and not scored, said manager Jose Mourinho after a 1-0 loss at St James' Park.

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Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J18 for A54 Middlewich and J17 for A534 Sandbach.

M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J18, A54 (Middlewich) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M61 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M61 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, between J8 for A674 and J6 for A6027 De Haviland Way.

M61 Lancashire - Lane blocked on M61 southbound between J8, A674 (Chorley) and J6, A6027 (Horwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M62 Merseyside westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Merseyside westbound severe disruption, at J6 for M57.

M62 Merseyside - M62 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic westbound at J6, M57 (Tarbock Island), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Dantzig

DI Mark Davis said a man had been 'severely injured' and that 'just one punch can change lives'.

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Chloe Kelly

Everton's two early goals are enough to beat visitors Reading in Women's Super League One and move the hosts to eighth.

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Nikita Parris (right)

Unbeaten Manchester City hit four past Liverpool to regain their two-point lead at the top of Women's Super League One.

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Severe accident: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe accident, between J18 for A54 Middlewich and J17 for A534 Sandbach.

M6 Cheshire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound between J18, A54 (Middlewich) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of an accident.

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

Clement Royds Street

The family of Rahman Begum said her life had been taken away and 'has left us all broken into bits'.

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Severe accident: M53 Merseyside northbound

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M53 Merseyside northbound severe accident, after J4 for A5137.

M53 Merseyside - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M53 northbound after J4, A5137 (Bebington), because of an accident and debris on the road.

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

Severe disruption: A537 Cheshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A537 Cheshire both ways severe disruption, between Bull-Hill-Lane and A54.

A537 Cheshire - A537 Cat and Fiddle route closed between the Bull-Hill-Lane junction in Macclesfield and the A54 junction in Buxton, because of snow.

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

Severe accident: M62 Greater Manchester westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Greater Manchester westbound severe accident, between J12 for M60 and J11 for A574.

M62 Greater Manchester - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M62 westbound between J12, M60 (Eccles Interchange) in Barton Moss and J11, A574 (Birchwood) in Cheshire, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M62 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Cheshire eastbound severe accident, between J11 for A574 and J12 for M60.

M62 Cheshire - M62 partially blocked and very slow traffic eastbound between J11, A574 (Birchwood) and J12, M60 (Eccles Interchange), because of an accident involving five vehicles.

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

Severe accident: M6 Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Greater Manchester southbound severe accident, at J26 for M58.

M6 Greater Manchester - M6 closed and stationary traffic southbound at J26, M58 (Orrell Interchange), because of an accident.

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

Ann Pierce-Jones

Ceri Coleman-Phillips

BBC News

Ann Pierce-Jones lives with tremors, muscle spasms and chronic pain.

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Severe accident: M66 Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

M66 Greater Manchester southbound severe accident, between J3 for and J4 for M60.

M66 Greater Manchester - All traffic being temporarily held and an accident on M66 southbound between J3, Hollins and J4, M60 (Simister Island).

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

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, between J28 for B5256 and J27 for A5209.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J28, B5256 (Leyland) and J27, A5209 (Standish), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire eastbound severe disruption, between J12 for A557 and J11 for A56.

M56 Cheshire - M56 partially blocked eastbound between J12, A557 (Runcorn) and J11, A56 (Preston Brook), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise severe disruption, around J19 for A576.

M60 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M60 anticlockwise around J19, A576 (Heaton Park Three Arrows Roundabout), because of a set of ladders on the road. Approach with care. Danger.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J21 for A57 and J20 for A50.

M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J21, A57 (Woolston) and J20, A50 (Lymm Interchange), because of an overturned car.

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

Severe accident: A57 Greater Manchester both ways

BBC News Travel

A57 Greater Manchester both ways severe accident, between A665 Devonshire Street North and Clowes Street.

A57 Greater Manchester - A57 Hyde Road in Ardwick, Manchester closed in both directions between the A665 Devonshire Street North junction and the Clowes Street junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, between J29 for M65 and J28 for B5256.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J29, M65 (Lostock Hall) and J28, B5256 (Leyland), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

National League

National League leaders Macclesfield come from behind to win against bottom club Guiseley.

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Football

Accrington continue their chase for automatic promotion by beating Coventry for their third successive League Two win.

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Football

League One leaders Wigan suffer a shock defeat at Southend as Chris Powell continued his fantastic start as Shrimpers boss.

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National League

Josh Staunton's first senior goal helps 10-man Woking claim a hard-fought victory over struggling Chester.

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