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Summary

  1. Paedophile who 'preyed on boys' jailed for abuse
  2. Murder arrest after woman's body found
  3. 'Serious' multi-vehicle M6 crash
  4. Arrest over people-smuggling network
  5. Burglar breaks into house and takes a bath
  6. 'H&M hamster' abandoned in park
  7. Click on Related Stories to view stories from your area
  8. Updates from Friday 6 April

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Here's how today's weather is looking

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    We had some spring sunshine for part of the weekend but let's have a look at what Monday's got in store for us.

    You can also get an updated weather forecast for your part of the West Midlands at any other time from the BBC Weather website.

    Video content

    Video caption: Charlie Slater
  2. Video content

    Video caption: England's Andrew Pozzi and home nation sprinters in men's 110m hurdles heats action
  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and J4, M42 (Coleshill), because of a vehicle fire.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J17 for A534 Sandbach and J16 for A500 Crewe affecting J18 for A54 Middlewich.

    M6 Cheshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M6 southbound between J17, A534 (Sandbach) and J16, A500 (Crewe), because of emergency repairs. Congestion to J18, A54 (Middlewich).

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, at M42 J3A affecting J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - Queuing traffic on M40 northbound at M42 J3a, because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden).

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

  6. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Ged Scott

    BBC Sport at Wembley

    Shrewsbury fans

    It might be one of Wembley's smaller crowds, but there's certainly no shortage of noise.

    Shrewsbury's 12,000 following from Shropshire might be more than doubled in size by the 26,000 army of Lincolnshire fans.

    But they have certainly made themselves known. And the Shrewsbury team have responded well since the break - and Imps boss Danny Cowley has just had to give it a bit of the old double windmill on the touchline to get his side's supporters roaring raucously again.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 West Midlands - M6 lane closed on entry slip road southbound at 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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J3A for M40 and J3 for A435 Portway affecting J5 for A41.

    M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 southbound between J3a M40 and J3, A435 (Portway), because of a vehicle fire. Congestion to J5, A41 (Solihull).

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A500 and J16 for A500 Crewe.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J16, A500 (Crewe), because of a lorry having a tyre changed.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A45 West Midlands eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A45 West Midlands eastbound severe accident, between A46 and A423 Oxford Road.

    A45 West Midlands - A45 London Road in Coventry Airport closed and queuing traffic eastbound between Tollbar Island and the A423 Oxford Road junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands northbound severe accident, at J4 for A34 affecting J3A for M40.

    M42 West Midlands - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M42 northbound at J4, A34 (Shirley), because of an accident. Congestion to J3a M40.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J1 for A38.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J1, A38 (Bromsgrove). Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. Bronze Medal - Emily Kay (England)

    Women's scratch race final

    And it's Coventry's Emily Kay who gets the bronze! She just pips Scotland's Katie Archibald into the final medal position, Archibald finishes fourth.

    Emily Kay - England
  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J4 for A34 affecting J5 for A41.

    M42 West Midlands - Slow traffic on M42 southbound at J4, A34 (Shirley), because of earlier debris. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J5, A41 (Solihull).

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

  15. Greg O'Keeffe

    BBC Sport

    Darren Moore

    Greg O'Keeffe

    BBC Sport

    West Brom caretaker manager Darren Moore praises the "first class" response of his players as they end their eight-game losing streak by drawing with Swansea.

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