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Summary

  1. Thousands of Carillion jobs at risk
  2. Updates from Monday 15 January
  3. Click on Related Stories to view stories from your area

Live Reporting

By Vanessa Pearce

All times stated are UK

  1. Investigations continue into stab death

    A teenager was stabbed to death in Walsall over the weekend.

    Scene of stabbing

    The 19-year-old was found with stab wounds at an address in Willows Road, Walsall after police were called at about 01:45.

    The teenage victim is yet to be named - the scene was cordoned off for forensic investigations.

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    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J4, M42 (Coleshill), 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: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between J4A for M42 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J4a M42 and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  4. BreakingCarillion to enter liquidation

    We start by bringing you the news Carillion has announced it is taking steps to enter voluntary liquidation, threatening thousands of jobs.

    Carillion

    The Wolverhampton-based construction company said talks over the weekend to secure short-term financial support for the business failed.

    "The board of Carillion has therefore concluded that it had no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect," a statement said

    Philip Green, chairman of Carillion, says: "This is a very sad day for Carillion, for our colleagues, suppliers and customers that we have been proud to serve over many years."

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J11 for A460 and J10 for A454.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M6 southbound between J11, A460 (Cannock) 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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    Severe disruption: M54 Staffordshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Staffordshire eastbound severe disruption, between J1 for A460 Wolverhampton and M6 J10A.

    M54 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M54 eastbound between J1, A460 (Wolverhampton) and M6 J10a, 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: M40 Warwickshire southbound

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    M40 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J12 for B4451 and J11 for A361.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 southbound between J12, B4451 (Gaydon) and J11, A361 (Banbury), because of an accident.

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

  8. Video content

    Video caption: The man keeping bankruptcy a secret from friends

    He says his friends do not know his journey into debt as bankruptcy means ridicule and embarrassment.

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    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound at J8 M5, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J12 for A5 and J11A for M6 Toll.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J12, A5 (Gailey) and J11a M6 Toll, 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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    Severe accident: A4141 West Midlands both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A4141 West Midlands both ways severe accident, between Jacobean Lane and Lady Byron Lane.

    A4141 West Midlands - A4141 Warwick Road in Copt Heath closed and slow traffic in both directions between the Jacobean Lane junction and the Lady Byron Lane junction, because of an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: A49 Shropshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A49 Shropshire both ways severe accident, between B4370 and A489.

    A49 Shropshire - A49 closed and very slow traffic in both directions between the B4370 junction in Marshbrook and the A489 junction in Wistanstow, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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