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Summary

  1. Coventry role in Brum's 2022 Games bid
  2. Judge seeks report on gun boy
  3. Ricoh row rumbles on
  4. Five-vehicle motorway crash
  5. School announces farm closure
  6. Updates from Friday 14 July 2017

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All times stated are UK

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    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, at J15 for A46.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 entry slip road closed northbound at J15, A46 (Longbridge Island), because of an accident.

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

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  3. School farm animals to be rehomed

    Pupils at Cardinal Wiseman School in Coventry have been caring for animals on the site for almost 20 years.

    Cardinal Wiseman School

    The school has announced the farm will close and will stop offering agricultural studies as a subject to pupils.

    It is working with animal sanctuaries to rehome the livestock and said pupils would be given the opportunity to adopt the farm's smaller animals including rabbits, mice and hamsters.

  4. Watch: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    After a bright and dry evening with sunny spells, the region will tend to cloud over during the night. Low cloud, rain and drizzle will reach the region by morning. Lows of 14C (57F).

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    Video caption: Weather for the West Midlands.
  5. Rugby homes plan submitted

    The plan to deliver 12,400 homes by 2031 in Rugby has been submitted to the government, the council says.

    Rugby local plan map

    An inspector will now be appointed to carry out an independent examination of the plan, expected to be adopted by the council in the spring of 2018.

    The plan also sets out 110 hectares of "employment land" and more than 8,000 square meters of retail space.

    Cllr Heather Timms said the submission was a "significant step towards delivering planned, sustainable growth with the supporting schools, roads and other infrastructure that we need".

  6. Video: School closes farm run by pupils

    Tom Cooke

    BBC Coventry & Warwickshire

    A school in Coventry is set to close a farm on its site that has seen pupils caring for animals for nearly 20 years.

    Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School said there had been a decline in those opting to study agricultural subjects. It said it was working with wildlife sanctuaries to find a home for livestock.

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    Video caption: Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School is set to shut a farm run by pupils
  7. M40 re-opens after vehicle overturns

    BBC News Travel

    All lanes have reopened on the M40 northbound between J16 for A3400 and M42 J3A after a vehicle oveturned.

    Highways England says there are still long delays in the area.

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  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J16 for A3400 and M42 J3A affecting J13 for A452.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed, queuing traffic and long delays on M40 northbound between J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) and M42 J3a, because of an overturned car. Travel time is around 45 minute. Congestion to J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook).

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

  9. Man who died in M45 crash named

    A man who died in a crash on the M45 at Dunchurch last week has been named by police as 55-year-old Mark Folwell from Northampton.

    The single-vehicle crash happened on Thursday 6 July on the eastbound carriageway at about 04:30.

    Peter's family said he would be "truly missed by each and every person that was lucky enough to have known him".

  10. Judge seeks psychiatric report on boy who took loaded gun to school

    A judge has ordered a psychiatric report on a teenager who took a loaded shotgun to a school.

    The 15 year old admitted taking 200 rounds of ammunition, a lock-knife and mask into the Warwickshire site last month.

    A previous hearing at Leamington Spa Youth Court, at which the boy entered guilty pleas, was told he phoned 999 following "a change of heart" about harming others.

    The teenager is due to be sentenced on September 8.

  11. Coventry City's owner in new legal row with council

    Fresh legal proceedings are under way as the dispute over the sale of the Ricoh Arena continues between Coventry City FC's owner and the city council.

    Ricoh Arena

    It is the second time Sisu has taken the council to court. A judicial review previously found for the authority.

    The row concerns the council's sale of its 50% share in the arena to Wasps Rugby Club in 2014.