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Live Reporting

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  1. Concerns for missing 14-year-old girl

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News

    A 14-year-old girl has been reported missing from Swadlincote, Derbyshire.

    Police said Caitlin Wright was last seen near Primark in Burton at about 11:30 yesterday and believe she may have travelled to Birmingham.

    Caitlin Wright
  2. More towns and cities given £25m to save shops

    Allen Cook

    BBC News

    Four towns and cities in the West Midlands will get up to £25m each to help save their local shops, the government's announced.

    Centre of Coventry

    Having already named 101 places last summer to benefit from their Future High Streets Fund, ministers said a further 20 areas would also get support and they've named 14 today.

    In this region, they are:

    • Staffordshire Moorlands - Cheadle
    • Birmingham - Stirchley
    • Coventry - Coventry City Centre
    • Sandwell - West Bromwich Town Centre

    The government said the support they'd each get would include "access to cutting-edge research", online training and use of local footfall data.

  3. Car set alight deliberately during the early hours

    Firefighters called out to a car on fire think it was set alight deliberately.

    The car was set alight on Newton Road, West Bromwich, at about 04:00.

    Firefighter next to burning car
  4. Police officer attacked in Wolverhampton

    Allen Cook

    BBC News

    A police officer's been attacked in Wolverhampton.

    The officer was taken to hospital after being assaulted in an area near the ring road yesterday evening.

    His injuries are not thought to be serious.

    A section of the ring road was closed off while investgations took place.

  5. A sunny and clear day

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    Any early mist and fog should lift to leave a mainly fine day with sunny spells. High: 10C/50F.

    Video content

    Video caption: Kaye Forster

    Then staying dry this evening with clear spells before turning more cloudy through the night. Low: 5C/41F.

    Stay up-to-date with the BBC Weather website.

  6. By Kameron Virk

    Newsbeat reporter

    Photoshopped image of Skepta, Chip, Lady Leshurr and Stormzy

    Grime's prospects were shaky in 2010, but the genre has ended the decade triumphantly.

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