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Investigations continue into stab death

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

Scene of stabbing
BBC

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.

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

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
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."

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

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

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

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

Birmingham City Ladies celebrate against Bristol City Women

Tom Garry

BBC Sport

Birmingham City Ladies claim a first WSL 1 win since the beginning of October with victory over Bristol City Women.

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Severe accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J6 for A38 and J7 for A34.

M6 West Midlands - Queuing traffic on M6 northbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J7, A34 (Great Barr), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

BBC News Travel

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

M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J5 for A452.

M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich), because of a vehicle fire.

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

Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

BBC News Travel

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

M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of an accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway. Traffic is coping well.

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

Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka

Aitor Karanka's first match as Nottingham Forest manager ends in a Championship defeat by Aston Villa.

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Football

Walsall keeper Liam Roberts produces a string of superb saves as they beat Oxford United in League One.

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