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Summary

  1. George Formby 'banjolele' sells for £28,500
  2. Refuse workers on strike
  3. Closing libraries end of a chapter
  4. Fans think Villa owner's tweet means Terry on his way
  5. Man jailed over 'completely avoidable' crash
  6. Updates from Friday 30 June 2017

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J10 for A454 and J11 for A460.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) and J11, A460 (Cannock), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J5 for A41.

    M42 West Midlands - M42 lane blocked on exit slip road southbound at J5, A41 (Solihull), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A46 and J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - Slow traffic on M40 northbound between J15, A46 (Longbridge Island) and J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of a rolling road-block and animal transfer between horseboxes.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J16 for A3400 and J15 for A46.

    M40 Warwickshire - Slow traffic on M40 southbound between J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) and J15, A46 (Longbridge Island), because of a rolling road-block and facilitating animal transfer between horseboxes.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J6 for A38 and J5 for A452.

    M6 West Midlands - Three lanes closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound in Birmingham between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich), because of an accident.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J6 for A38 affecting J7 for A34.

    M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on exit slip road and very slow traffic southbound at J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway, because of a vehicle fire. Congestion to J7, A34 (Great Barr).

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J10 for A454 and J9 for A461.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) and J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane blocked and queuing traffic on M6 southbound between J10a M54 and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of an accident.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J3 for A444 and J4 for M42.

    M6 Warwickshire - Stationary traffic on M6 northbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and J4, M42 (Coleshill), because of an accident and a rolling road-block.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J10 for A454 and J9 for A461.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) and J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A46 and J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M40 northbound between J15, A46 (Longbridge Island) in Sherbourne and J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) in Warwickshire, because of barrier repairs.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J16 for A3400 and J15 for A46.

    M40 Warwickshire - Very slow traffic and one lane closed on M40 southbound between J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) and J15, A46 (Longbridge Island), because of an accident.

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J10 for A454 and J9 for A461.

    M6 West Midlands - Very slow traffic on M6 southbound between J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) and J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of an accident.

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

  14. Video content

    Video caption: Was lawn tennis born in this Birmingham back garden?

    According to sport historians, it is a quiet spot in Birmingham that made a racquet.

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J4 for A38 Bromsgrove and J3 for A456 Halesowen.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J4, A38 (Bromsgrove) and J3, A456 (Halesowen), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

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