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Live Reporting

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  1. Live updates for the West Midlands

    Andy Giddings

    BBC News

    Good morning, we'll bring you all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates between now and 18:00.

    And we'll be covering Birmingham and the Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and south Cheshire.

    If you'd like to get in touch to comment or share your photos, visit our BBC Midlands Facebook page, email us, or tweet @BBCMTD.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J2 for A4123 Oldbury and J3 for A456 Halesowen.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane blocked on M5 southbound between J2, A4123 (Oldbury) and J3, A456 (Halesowen), because of flooding.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J6 for A45 Birmingham Airport and J5 for A41.

    M42 West Midlands - Two lanes closed on M42 southbound between J6, A45 (Birmingham Airport) and J5, A41 (Solihull), because of an accident.

    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, between J5 for A452 and J6 for A38.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich) and J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  5. 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 debris on the road.

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

  6. Steve Marshall

    BBC Sport

    Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce

    Steve Marshall

    BBC Sport

    Aston Villa slip out of the Championship play-off places after defeat at Brentford extends their winless run to five games.

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  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J10a M54 and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Patrick Jennings

    BBC Sport

    West Brom v Everton

    Patrick Jennings

    BBC Sport

    West Brom's winless run now stretches to 18 Premier League matches as they miss the best chances in a goalless draw with Everton.

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    next
  9. Millwall defender Jake Cooper's equaliser was his third goal of the season

    Wolves fail to win in London for the third time this season as struggling Millwall come from behind to claim a draw.

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    next
  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at M6 J8.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M5 northbound at M6 J8, 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 southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on entry slip road southbound at J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J4 for M42 and J5 for A452.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A452 and J6 for A38.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich) and J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J2 for A4123 Oldbury and J1 for A41.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane blocked on M5 northbound between J2, A4123 (Oldbury) and J1, A41 (West Bromwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  15. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J6 for A38 and J4 for M42.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J4, M42 (Coleshill), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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