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Summary

  1. Live updates from Monday 23 July to Sunday 29 July
  2. Click on related stories for updates from your area

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Murder probe continues

    Police are continuing their murder investigation into the death of a man who was found with serious injuries in the Lozells area of Birmingham.

    Scene of death

    Police said they were called to a house in Hunters Road in the early hours of Sunday. He died later in hospital.

    Two men, both 43, have been arrested, one on suspicion of assault and the other on suspicion of wounding.

  2. Woman dies in police pursuit crash

    A woman has died after a car involved in a police pursuit crashed into another in Kingstanding, Birmingham.

    Officers were following an Audi that was believed to be stolen when the crash happened just before 20:30 on Sunday.

    Four people in the Audi were arrested and taken to hospital with their injuries.

    A female passenger in the other car died shortly after, police said. The man driving was seriously injured.

  3. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Early showers should clear leaving a bright day with some sunny spells and highs of 23C (73F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J13 for A449 to J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - Lane closed on M6 southbound from J13, A449 (Stafford South) to J12, A5 (Gailey), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, from M6 J3A to J3 for A444 Nuneaton.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound from M6 J3a, M6 Toll road to J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 to J14 for A5013.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J14, A5013 (Stafford North), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  7. Sophie Madden

    BBC News, West Midlands

    Joshna and Jiya

    Sophie Madden

    BBC News, West Midlands

    For many women, pregnancy is a magical time. But what happens when it isn't what you expected?

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  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42 J4A.

    M5 Worcestershire - Two lanes closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42 J4a, because of an accident.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J2 for A441 Alvechurch.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on entry slip road southbound at J2, A441 (Alvechurch), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J12 for A5 to J13 for A449.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J12, A5 (Gailey) to J13, A449 (Stafford South), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M50 Herefordshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Herefordshire eastbound severe disruption, from M50 J4 to J3 for B4221.

    M50 Herefordshire - One lane closed on M50 eastbound from M50 J4, Ross-On-Wye to J3, B4221 (Newent), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A44 Gloucestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A44 Gloucestershire both ways severe accident, between A424 and B4081.

    A44 Gloucestershire - A44 in Troopers Lodge closed in both directions between the A424 junction and the B4081 junction, because of a serious accident.

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, at J11 for A460.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound at J11, A460 (Cannock), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, at J15 for .

    M6 Staffordshire - M6 lane blocked on exit slip road and slow traffic northbound at J15, Stoke-On-Trent, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, at J16 for Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound at J16, Stoke-On-Trent, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  16. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe accident, at J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound at J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  17. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, from J12 for B4451 to J11 for A422.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 southbound from J12, B4451 (Gaydon) to J11, A422 (Banbury), because of debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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