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Clear spells during the evening will be replaced by cloud, leading to a frost-free night. Breezy and dry in most places, but some patchy drizzle is possible.
In this evening's Midlands Today broadcast:
Join us for these stories and more from 18:05 on BBC One.
West Midlands Police tweets: Roads are now reopening #bhamstpats #digbeth
The Staffordshire Hoard has been brought together for the the first time since it was discovered in 2009.
The collection of Anglo-Saxon items - valued at £3.2m - is being examined as part of a two-week research project in Birmingham.
Watch Satnam Rana's report on the ancient treasure.
Father of teenager who fled with baby says she is "screaming out for help".
Matt Godden gave the Lambs hope of a comeback from the penalty spot after being fouled by Aarran Rancine, who saw red for his foul, but Rovers held on, with a 2-1 win.
The photographs I took while at Birmingham's St Patrick's Day Parade are now live on the BBC website - In Pictures: St Patrick's parade.
It was great to speak to so many people out in the city centre with their friends and family enjoying the day.
BBC Travel News reports: Broken down vehicle on M6 southbound at J5, A452 for Castle Bromwich. On entry slip road.
Wolves' record-breaking run of nine straight wins was halted by relegation-threatened Shrewsbury Town, who went away from Molineux with a point from a goalless draw.
Wolves remain top of League One, a point ahead of Brentford, but head coach Kenny Jackett says it was a frustrating afternoon.
BBC WM's Emily Thomson shared this photo of the St Patrick's Day Parade VIP bus. Bob Brolly was on board earlier as part of his live broadcast from Digbeth.
Catch up with Bob here.
Art SOAK, the community festival that's now in it's third year, has returned to Birmingham this weekend.
It features local talent and takes place in a number of venues across the city.
There's everything from stand-up comedy to craft workshops and it culminates with an evening of live entertainment at the Red Lion in Kings Heath tonight.
Walsall's bid for their first win in nine matches was thwarted when they had Ben Purkiss sent off for a second yellow card late on at Rotherham yesterday.
The Saddlers had been leading since the nineteenth minute through Milan Lalkovic.
BBC WM's Emily Thomson says: "The parade may be over but there's still a lot of activity in Digbeth.
"Crowds are now streaming into South and City College to catch live music performances."
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Earlier this week I spoke to ELO legend Jeff Lynne about his life and career.
He was honoured with his own star on the Birmingham Walk of Stars along Broad Street on Wednesday. You can listen to our chat again here.
I'm back in the office after walking the streets of Digbeth taking snaps of the parade.
It really was a perfect day for a parade - blue skies and the sun was shining.
The photos will be live shortly - though I think I got a bit carried away - I took about 800!
Fans of ELO legend travel 6,000 miles to meet idol at Broad Street Walk of Stars event.
Sad news from Dudley Zoo, which reports one of its male lions has died aged 11. Staff said Mwamba, an Asiatic lion, had been receiving treatment for a medical condition since Friday.
Thousands of people lined the route of Digbeth's St Patrick's Day Parade. It was a sea of green and people seemed to have really made an effort to turn out in colourful costumes.
I've seen painted faces, oversized comedy hats and lots of flags representing different Irish counties.
There are lots of young people at Digbeth's St Patrick's Day Parade today. It's the first time for Cailin Blaney, nine, who has come along with her mum to enjoy the festivities.
West Midlands Police says access to pubs in Digbeth will be limited later.
To help with the clear-up operation after the St Patrick's Day Parade, bars will be operating a restricted entry for two hours from 4pm. Access will be refused to anyone who is not inside by that time.
During this time, off-licences in the area will not be selling alcohol. By pubs doing this, officers hope to have Digbeth High Street − a major arterial route - open ready for the close of the shops in the city centre and the associated surge in traffic.
Pete Morgan caught up with Irish singer Pat Breslin for a chat ahead of today's parade. Pat kindly agreed to perform a live version of classic song Whiskey in the Jar for us.
BBC WM is broadcasting live from the parade. Listen here.
A canal trust has pledged to review its procedures after a sex offender banned from having contact with children took part in demonstrations attended by youngsters.
There's a real party atmosphere down here in Digbeth, with plenty of people getting into the St Patrick's Day mood.
Parade first-timers Chris Jones and Kim Youngman, from Solihull, were sporting these rather impressive Shamrock shades when I spoke to them.
West Midlands Police said one man was killed in this morning's crash on the M6. They said a car collided with the back of a lorry near junction 10 at about 06:30 GMT.
A number of witnesses were spoken to, including the 54-year-old driver of the lorry who sustained minor injuries. Police said he was "badly shaken" and taken home by officers.
BBC WM's Pete Morgan is broadcasting live from Birmingham's St Patricks Day Parade with Bob Brolly.
Bob Brolly said an accident on the M6 meant a slight delay to the start of the parade after members of the band which traditionally leads it got stuck in traffic.
But he added: "The weather is absolutely gorgeous, there's not a cloud in the sky."
Coming up at 12:00:
Bungling cops from the West Midlands cost the taxpayer nearly £9,000 last year after they put the wrong fuel into their police cars.
I'm now heading out to Digbeth to take photos of the parade. This year's theme is Irish Myths and Legends so I'm sure there'll be some interesting photos to take.
Tom Richardson will be updating you with the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Birmingham and the Black Country.
Highways Agency tweets: Long delays on the #M6 S/B #WestMids due to the closure at J10. Diversion in place but please plan ahead and allow extra time to travel.
BBC WM is broadcasting live from the St Patrick's Day Parade in Digbeth. The team will be on the street taking people's photos - if you see them, strike a pose!
Pete Morgan and Bob Brolly will be live between 12:00 and 14:00.
In the news at 11:00:
There are calls for the government to intervene to stimulate development on derelict brownfield land in city centres.
It comes as more house builders try to put plans in to build housing on rural greenfield land instead. We'll have more from our political reporter Phil McCann on BBC One at 11:00.
A number of roads are closed in Birmingham as Digbeth High Street hosts the St Patrick's Day Parade.
Aston Villa's manager Paul Lambert was understandably proud of his team's performance in beating the Premier League leaders Chelsea 1-0 at Villa Park.
Fabian Delph's late goal lifted Villa to 34 points, nine clear of the relegation zone.
It's the St Patrick's Day parade in Digbeth today. I'm going to be popping down later to take some photos of the fun, but we want you to send in your photos too.
Thanks to Alex who emailed this photo last night of the Library of Birmingham which was lit up green to celebrate the occasion.
Birmingham City endured a terrible afternoon at Hillsborough as they were beaten four-one by Sheffield Wednesday.
Lee Novak's goal ten minutes from time was far too little far too late.
It leaves Lee Clark's side eight points above third-from-bottom Charlton, who have four games in hand.
The new record was set in 3.253 seconds at the Big Bang Fair at Birmingham's NEC on Saturday.
The top three stories on BBC WM at 09:00 with Alice Rosenthal:
Police in Walsall say they're worried about a one-year-old baby taken by her mum during a supervised visit.
Stacey Ball, 18, was visiting her daughter, who was staying with foster parents, when she was taken during a supervised visit in Willenhall, at about 13:00 on Friday, police say.
The West Bromwich Albion head coach Pepe Mel received a stay of execution as he celebrated victory for the first time in eight attempts with a 2-1 success at Swansea.
After a shocking first half, the Baggies were fortunate to be only a goal behind at the break, but goals from Stephane Sessegnon (pictured) and Youssouf Mulumbu turned the game on its head.
The result puts Albion three points clear of third from bottom Sunderland, who have two games in hand.
A mostly dry day with some bright or sunny spells this morning.
Cloud will increase from the north west though, with the odd spot of drizzle possible across northern counties later. Highs of 15C (59F).
A new era of medicine is being driven by an explosion in health-related data, writes Matthew Wall
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