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Live Reporting

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  1. Two in court charged with boy's murder

    Two people are due in court this morning charged with murdering a boy stabbed on a shopping street in Sutton Coldfield.

    Ozell Pemberton, 16, (pictured) was found with chest injuries at Lower Parade last month and was confirmed dead at the scene.

    Ozell Pemberton

    Oscar Ingram, 21, of Banners Grove, Erdington, is due to appear at Birmingham Crown Court, charged with murder, alongside a 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons.

  2. Crash closes part of M6

    BBC News Travel

    Traffic is being temporarily held on the M6 southbound between J4, for Coleshill and J3A for the M6 Toll after a two-vehicle crash.

    The crash involving a car and a lorry happened close to where traffic from the M42 merges with the M6 south.

    Queues are building on approaches, said the Highways Agency.

  3. Veteran goalkeeper called up

    A 77-year-old man from Wolverhampton has been selected to represent Wales at an international hockey competition.

    Glyn Thomas

    The Grand Masters Hockey World Cup takes place in Spain later this week.

    Glyn Thomas will play as a goalkeeper and hopes he'll be successful enough to be called up again in the future.

    Quote Message: The next world cup is in Japan and I'd love to be there, but I'll be a bit old. I haven't got another goalkeeper over 70 in the Welsh squad to pick, so I picked myself." from Glyn Thomas
    Glyn Thomas
  4. Delay warning during major bridge works

    Work to refurbish the second of Burton-upon-Trent's two major bridges starts today.


    The project, which will see the Burton Bridge strengthened and resurfaced, is set to last until September.

    Motorists are being warned to expect delays and allow extra time for journeys.

  5. Signalling fault causing rail delays

    BBC News Travel

    A signalling fault at Birmingham New Street is delaying rail journeys in the area, said West Midlands Railway.

  6. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It should be a dry and warm day with some sunshine and top temperatures of 22C (72F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands