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  1. Laura May McMullan

    Reporter, BBC Midlands Today

    Virtual reality technology

    Laura May McMullan

    Reporter, BBC Midlands Today

    New technology which could be used by club doctors is being trialled, a BBC investigation finds.

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J10A for M54 and J10 for A454.

    M6 Staffordshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M6 southbound between J10a M54 and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Video caption: Virtual reality tests on footballers could spot brain injury

    Virtual reality technology is being trialled which could help football club doctors spot concussion.

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    Video caption: Dawn Astle quits interview with PFA chief Gordon Taylor

    The daughter of West Bromwich Albion legend Jeff Astle was meeting the PFA's Gordon Taylor.

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J12 for A5 and J13 for A449.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J12, A5 (Gailey) and J13, A449 (Stafford South), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Tony Pulis has me fit for Wales - Hal Robson-Kanu

  7. Tony Pulis has me fit for Wales - Hal Robson-Kanu

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    Video caption: Tony Pulis has me fit for Wales - Hal Robson-Kanu

    Tony Pulis has me fit for Wales - Hal Robson-Kanu

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J7 for A34.

    M6 West Midlands - M6 in Birmingham lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J7, A34 (Great Barr).

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

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    Severe disruption: A47 West Midlands eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A47 West Midlands eastbound severe disruption, between Bloomsbury Street and B4114 Saltley Viaduct.

    A47 West Midlands - A47 Nechells Parkway in Birmingham closed eastbound between the Bloomsbury Street junction and the B4114 Saltley Viaduct junction, because of a burst water main.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J2 for A4123 Oldbury.

    M5 West Midlands - M5 in Birmingham lane closed on entry slip road and slow traffic southbound at J2, A4123 (Oldbury), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J10 for A454.

    M6 West Midlands - M6 exit slip road closed and slow traffic northbound at J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe accident: A459 West Midlands both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A459 West Midlands both ways severe accident, between Cole Street and Chapel Street.

    A459 West Midlands - A459 Halesowen Road in Dudley closed and slow traffic in both directions between the Cole Street junction and the Chapel Street junction, because of an accident.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J10 for A454.

    M6 West Midlands - M6 lane blocked on entry slip road southbound at J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

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