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Summary

  1. Bedworth Bun Day cancelled after security concerns
  2. Nuneaton to hold vigil for Manchester
  3. Family call for night club demolition
  4. Veteran cyclist to finish Italian solo tour
  5. Wasps prepare for Twickenham final
  6. Updates on Friday 26 May

Live Reporting

By Vanessa Pearce

All times stated are UK

  1. James Law

    BBC Sport

    Exeter won their first English title eight years after winning promotion to the top flight

    James Law

    BBC Sport

    Gareth Steenson kicks a late penalty in extra time to seal an exhilarating Premiership final win for Exeter over Wasps at Twickenham.

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  2. Jeremy Guscott

    Rugby union analyst, BBC Sport

    Jack Nowell

    Jeremy Guscott

    Rugby union analyst, BBC Sport

    BBC Sport columnist Jeremy Guscott expects Exeter to edge a tight, but high-scoring Premiership final against Wasps.

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  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, before J16 for A3400 affecting J15 for A46.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M40 northbound before J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of a broken down vehicle. Travel time is around 30 minute. Congestion to J15, A46 (Longbridge Island).

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

  4. Our live coverage across the day

    We'll be back with our usual mix of news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday.

    Enjoy the bank holiday.

  5. 'Don't leave Twickenham early' warns scrum-half Joe Simpson

    BBC Sport

    Wasps' scrum-half, Joe Simpson, has one simple message for anyone lucky enough to have a ticket to see his side's Premiership final with Exeter at Twickenham - don't leave early.

    "Never leave early when it comes to Wasps matches," Simpson, 28, told BBC Sport.

    Rugby pitch

    "We've won two or three matches in the last plays of the game. We really back our bench. We know we've got the fitness to keep up that level of performance for 85, 90 minutes. However long it takes, we keep battering on that drum."

    It's Wasps' chance of a first crown since 2008.

  6. History of Kenilworth station

    The original Kenilworth Station first opened in 1844, according to history website Warwickshirerailways.com, with the opening of the Coventry to Leamington (Milverton) branch line.

    Artist impression of Kenilworth station

    An increase in rail traffic in the area saw the building of a new station which was completed in 1883.

    Under Beeching cuts the station was closed to goods traffic on 4 January 1965 and passenger traffic on 18 January 1965.

    A new station is expected to open in December.

  7. Kenilworth rail station taking shape

    A new aerial photograph, released by Warwickshire County Council, shows the development of Kenilworth's new railway station as it enters a new phase.

    Kenilworth Railway Station

    The £11.3m station is being built on the site of the previous one, which shut in the 1960s as part of the Beeching cuts.

    The station is expected to open in December after several delays.

  8. Coventry's Priory Visitor Centre re-opens

    A historic part of Coventry will re-open to the public tomorrow.

    The Priory Visitor Centre, which stands over the site of the city's first cathedral, shut last year after funding was withdrawn by the city council.

    Priory Visitor Centre

    The tourist attraction is now being run by a social enterprise community business called Inspiring Communities, and will be open to the public from 11:00 tomorrow.

  9. Restaurant manager fined for serving beef in a 'lamb balti'

    A restaurant manager has been fined by Trading Standards for serving a lamb balti that only had beef in it.

    Mohammed Uddin, 52, of Stoney Stanton Road was fined £256 and ordered to pay £706 in costs and a £30 victim charge, Coventry City Council said.

    The manager of New Bengal Spice Restaurant, in Corporation Street, appeared before Coventry Magistrates Court on 24 May alongside the limited company who ran the restaurant, New Bengal Spice (Coventry) Ltd.

    New Bengal Spice Restaurant

    The company was fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £1,000 costs and a £170 victim surcharge.

    Both defendants pleaded guilty to the offences. Mr Uddin admitted that he thought the meat was mutton instead of lamb, but a DNA test revealed the meat was beef and there were no traces of either mutton or lamb.

  10. Bank holiday getaways: Busiest roads for four years

    Highways England have suspended 150 miles of roadworks across the West Midlands in anticipation of today's Bank Holiday getaway.

    The RAC are warning drivers to expect the busiest spring bank holiday weekend for traffic in four years.

    It estimates that 16.5m leisure journeys will be taken between today and Monday because of soaring temperatures.

    Data picture
  11. Rugby: Wasps' Beale ruled out of final

    BBC Sport

    Wasps' back Kurtley Beale has been ruled out of Saturday's Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham.

    Kurtley Beale

    The Wallaby, who's 28, has not recovered from a hamstring injury picked up in their semi-final victory over Leicester.

    Willie Le Roux switches to full-back, with Josh Bassett, who scored the winning try against the Tigers, starting on the wing.

  12. Veteran cyclist due to finish Italian solo tour

    Vanessa Pearce

    BBC Local Live

    A veteran Coventry cyclist is close to finishing the epic challenge of completing the route of this year's Giro d'Italia - or Tour of Italy.

    Mick Ives

    Mick Ives, who's 77 and has been cycling competitively for 60 years, is due to complete the 3,400 km (2,112 mile) route tomorrow.

    You can follow his progress here on Twitter.

  13. BBC Election Panel: Your thoughts on defence

    The BBC is running an election panel, asking voters for their thoughts ahead of 8 June.

    We asked:

    What should we do about defence? Do you support Trident? Which party’s policies do you think best look after our defence needs?"

    Submarine

    Shah, Birmingham: "I don't support Trident. None of the party's have any viable long term financially savvy solution."

    Barry, Telford: "Trident must be supported and we should have four submarines and not just three please do not let corbyn near them."

    Harold, Coventry: "I would oppose Trident if there is a viable alternative. It's difficult to say which party best looks after our security but I would go with Labour."

    Daniel, Walsall: "I support a strong defence but am not an interventionist. I don't find much to like in Labour's mixed stance on the nuclear deterrent but do not like how the Conservatives have steadlily cut the military either. No party really fully reflect my views I don't think."

  14. Women's Tour: Colours to look out for as they flash by

    Stage Three of the Women's Tour will pass through Warwickshire on Friday June 9.

    The elite cycle race will start in Atherstone and finish in Leamington Spa, passing through Kenilworth, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon.

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  15. Security stepped up at Twickenham for Wasps' final

    Extra armed police officers will be deployed on Saturday at Twickenham for the Premiership rugby final between Wasps and Exeter and the FA Cup Final at Wembley, Scotland Yard has said.

    Twickenham

    Sporting events and venues in England say they are conducting major security reviews.

    Police Scotland said it was reviewing all "significant events" taking place within the next 14 days and has increased the number of armed police on patrol.

  16. Wasps given send-off on way to London final

    The Wasps team to play at Twickenham tomorrow are on their way to London, sent-off by Coventry school children.

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