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Summary

  1. 2 Sisters plant in Smethwick could shut
  2. Chocolate factory gets £75m makeover
  3. Wolves boss named manager of the month
  4. Updates from Friday 7 April 2017

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Video content

    Video caption: Domestic abuse video aims to help Afro-Caribbean women

    A family have made their own video about domestic violence which is aimed at helping Afro-Caribbean women.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J9 for A461 and J10 for A454 affecting J6 for A38.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M6 northbound between J9, A461 (Wednesbury) and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of an accident earlier on and barrier repairs. Congestion to J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J5 for A452 and J4 for M42.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound between J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich) and J4, M42 (Coleshill), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J9 for A461 affecting J8 for M5.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 northbound at J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to J8 M5.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

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

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A41 and J6 for A45 Birmingham Airport affecting J3A for M40.

    M42 West Midlands - Two lanes blocked and queuing traffic on M42 northbound between J5, A41 (Solihull) and J6, A45 (Birmingham Airport), because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to J3a M40 and to J7 M6.

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

  7. Bell and Trott gets heads down

    Surrey 454 v Warwickshire 91 & 113-2 - Lunch

    Mark Church

    BBC Radio London commentator

    A 76-run partnership between Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell will have settled the Warwickshire dressing room. 

    Bell, who looks utterly determined to put his stamp on the game is 50 not out and Trott is unbeaten on 24.

    The stand was needed after Sam Curran and Jade Dernbach reduced the visitors to 37-2. Remember that Warwickshire are following on after being dismissed for 91 yesterday.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe accident, at J12 for A5 affecting J13 for A449.

    M6 Staffordshire - Queuing traffic and the main road is closed, with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again, on M6 southbound at J12, A5 (Gailey), because of a multi-vehicle accident. Congestion to J13, A449 (Stafford South).

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

  9. Video content

    Video caption: West Brom manager Tony Pulis disappointed by his team's lack of composure

    West Brom manager Tony Pulis believes his team should have done better in front of goal with amount of chances they created after a 0-1 defeat by Southampton

  10. Video content

    Video caption: Southampton manager Claude Puel delighted by his team's defending.

    Southampton Manager Claude Puel delighted by his team's response to defeat West Bromwich 0-1.