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Summary

  1. Updates on Friday 8 September
  2. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume at 08:00 on Monday

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Joseph Woodall

Joseph Woodall single-handedly led an attack on a machine gun which had pinned his platoon down.

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Amir Khan celebrates

Amir Khan's return to the ring lasts less than a minute as he knocks out Phil lo Greco in 40 seconds in Liverpool.

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Severe accident: A5099 Lancashire both ways

BBC News Travel

A5099 Lancashire both ways severe accident, at A5073 Waterloo Road.

A5099 Lancashire - A5099 Central Drive in Blackpool blocked and slow traffic at the A5073 Waterloo Road junction, because of an accident. Police directing traffic.

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

Wigan Athletic celebrate promotion from League One

Jay Freeman

BBC Sport

Ups, downs, milestones and a 10-goal thriller are among the things you may have missed in the English Football League.

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Accrington captain Mark Hughes celebrates with fans

Already-promoted Accrington show their class at Wycombe, as Scott Brown's wonderful strike inspires them to an impressive victory.

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Salford City

Salford City are crowned National League North champions as they secure a third promotion in four seasons.

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Football

Substitute Shaun Miller grabs the only goal of the game for Crewe to leave struggling Morecambe looking over their shoulders.

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Football

Shrewsbury's automatic promotion hopes suffer another setback as can only draw with relegated Bury.

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Football

Rochdale remain in the League One relegation zone after Charlie Wyke strikes late on to secure Bradford a draw.

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Football

Mansfield Town's League Two play-off hopes are rocked by a late Tom Pope equaliser as visiting Port Vale steal a draw.

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National League

Woking live to fight another day after Richard Orlu's goal snatches a win at Guiseley to keep them level on points with fifth-bottom Barrow.

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Football

Kyle Vassell sets Blackpool on their way to a fourth consecutive League One win in a dominant display against Gillingham.

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National League

Solihull Moors draw 1-1 away at in-form AFC Fylde to all but secure their National League safety.

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Football

Duckens Nazon's double helped earn a draw against AFC Wimbledon but relegation worries remain for both sides.

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National League

Andy Cook and James Norwood continue their stunning scoring form as Tranmere secure second place following a 2-0 win at Halifax.

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National League

Maidstone United clinch National League safety with a 3-1 win at already-relegated Chester.

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Josh Charnley

Super League sides Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves make routine passages through to the Challenge Cup sixth round.

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Jurgen Klopp and Ragnar Klaven

Matthew Henry

BBC Sport

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says West Brom produced a "useless comeback" by scoring late earn a point at the Hawthorns.

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Norwich v Preston

Preston North End's Championship play-off hopes remain intact after drawing at home to Norwich City.

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Barry Douglas and Benik Afobe celebrate for Wolves

Wolves win the 2017-18 Championship title after they comfortably beat Bolton Wanderers at the Macron Stadium.

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Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, between J15 for M61 and J17 for A56 Prestwich.

M60 Greater Manchester - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M60 clockwise between J15, M61 (Swinton Interchange) and J17, A56 (Prestwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Macclesfield Town's Tyrone Marsh celebrates with their fans after the final whistle

Macclesfield Town are promoted to the English Football League after their win at Eastleigh seals the National League title.

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Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe disruption, at J29 for M65.

M6 Lancashire - M6 lane closed on exit slip road to M65 northbound at J29, M65 (Lostock Hall), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

'Rodriguez needs to show more'

West Brom 0-1 Liverpool

Jimmy Carter

Former Liverpool winger on BBC Radio Merseyside

West Brom have shown quite a lot of spirit to try and get back into this game. Matt Phillips looks a handful and Salomon Rondon has played well so far but I think Jay Rodriguez needs to show more.

Police appeal for information after three men stuffed a duvet cover with alcohol and cash.
Police appeal for information after three men stuffed a duvet cover with alcohol and cash.

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire eastbound severe disruption, between J14 for A5117 and J12 for A557.

M56 Cheshire - One lane closed on M56 eastbound between J14, A5117 (Hapsford) and J12, A557 (Runcorn), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

pilkington road

Police said they received reports after midnight that the 32-year-old man's motorcycle hit a wall.

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Severe disruption: A5036 Merseyside both ways

BBC News Travel

A5036 Merseyside both ways severe disruption, at Stanhope Street.

A5036 Merseyside - A5036 Sefton Street in Liverpool closed at the Stanhope Street junction, because of crane operation.

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, at J17 for A56 Prestwich.

M60 Greater Manchester - M60 lane closed on exit slip road anticlockwise at J17, A56 (Prestwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Nine of Ben Barba's 12 Saints tries this season have come at the Totally Wicked Stadium

Super League leaders St Helens hit back from losing at Wakefield to run 12 tries past struggling Huddersfield.

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Oliver Gildart goes in for the first of his two Wigan tries against Cas

Oliver Gildart scores two tries as Wigan beat Castleford to keep up the pressure on Super League leaders St Helens.

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Tyrone McCarthy has made five starts for Salford Red Devils this season

Salford Red Devils score six second-half tries as they thrash Wakefield to move above them in the Super League table.

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Lee Holt

A teenager who went to settle a dispute with another boy saw him shoot a man dead, a jury is told

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Adam Harris

Adam Harris was being held on suspicion of assault when he was taken ill and later died, police say.

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