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Live Reporting

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  1. Here's how today's weather is looking

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    We had some spring sunshine for part of the weekend but let's have a look at what Monday's got in store for us.

    You can also get an updated weather forecast for your part of the West Midlands at any other time from the BBC Weather website.

    Video content

    Video caption: Charlie Slater
  2. Video content

    Video caption: England's Andrew Pozzi and home nation sprinters in men's 110m hurdles heats action
  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J3 for A444 and J4 for M42.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and J4, M42 (Coleshill), because of a vehicle fire.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, at M42 J3A affecting J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - Queuing traffic on M40 northbound at M42 J3a, because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden).

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J3A for M40 and J3 for A435 Portway affecting J5 for A41.

    M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 southbound between J3a M40 and J3, A435 (Portway), because of a vehicle fire. Congestion to J5, A41 (Solihull).

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A45 West Midlands eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A45 West Midlands eastbound severe accident, between A46 and A423 Oxford Road.

    A45 West Midlands - A45 London Road in Coventry Airport closed and queuing traffic eastbound between Tollbar Island and the A423 Oxford Road junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands northbound severe accident, at J4 for A34 affecting J3A for M40.

    M42 West Midlands - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M42 northbound at J4, A34 (Shirley), because of an accident. Congestion to J3a M40.

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

  8. Bronze Medal - Emily Kay (England)

    Women's scratch race final

    And it's Coventry's Emily Kay who gets the bronze! She just pips Scotland's Katie Archibald into the final medal position, Archibald finishes fourth.

    Emily Kay - England
  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J12 for B4451 and J13 for A452.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 partially blocked and slow traffic northbound between J12, B4451 (Gaydon) and J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of an accident.

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

  10. Video content

    Video caption: Siblings' father died a month after mum's cancer diagnosis

    They have been grieving for a father who died shortly after their mother's terminal cancer diagnosis.

  11. Marland Yarde scored the Sale match winner

    Marland Yarde's try from the final play of the game sees Sale beat Wasps to keep their Premiership play-off hopes alive.

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  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A46 and J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 northbound between J15, A46 (Longbridge Island) and J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. Mayor backing European City of Sport bid

    West Midlands mayor Andy Street is in Coventry today presenting details of the city's bid to become European City of Sport 2019.

    City councillors last month approved the bid to submit an application after being nominated for the title by ACES Europe, the European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation.

    Winning the title could bring "high visibility to a city’s sporting offer, support access to external grants and open access to a network of cities in sport across Europe," the council report said.

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  14. In the papers: Row over listings for city buildings

    Coventry Observer

    Some of the main stories in this week's Coventry Observer are:

    Front page
  15. Motorcyclist dies in Fosse Way crash

    A motorcyclist died in a crash on the A429 Fosse Way in Warwickshire yesterday, police say.

    The motorbike is believed to have hit a car going in the opposite direction while travelling from Tredington towards Moreton-in-Marsh.

    The rider, a 65-year-old man from Oxfordshire, died at the scene.

  16. Video: What's the weekend weather got in store?

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest West Midlands weather forecast
  17. Your photos: Sunrise brings colourful skies

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's been a morning for great sunrise photos and our BBC Weather Watcher volunteers haven't disappointed.

    Here are three from across our region:

    Barlaston
    Image caption: Barlaston
    Kings Norton
    Image caption: Kings Norton
    Mancetter
    Image caption: Mancetter
  18. Christmas movie production's charity boost

    Refugees, asylum seekers and homeless people in Coventry are set to benefit from a film that's been shot in the city, charities say.

    Set of Nativity

    Props from the set of Christmas movie Nativity 4 have been donated to two city charities that help the needy during the festive period.

    Christmas props

    Carriers of Hope fill bags handed out to refugees and Coventry Open Christmas helps churches open their doors to homeless people.

    Natasha Lees from the Open Christmas scheme said tinsel, lights and wreaths were among the goods.

    "Having the shelter decorated gives the guests who wouldn't normally have any kind of Christmas a real homely feel and will make it feel like they're part of a family."

    Christmas props