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Video: What's the weather got in store?

Alex Hamilton

BBC Weather

A fresh, bright and breezy morning with some spells of sunshine.

Through the afternoon, cloud will build from the west with highs of 13C (55F).

Latest weather for the West Midlands
Spencer Tunick's Sea of Hull installation in the streets of Hull

Mark Bosworth

BBC World Service

Hull is revelling in its success and handing the baton to Coventry - but is it worth it?

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Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

BBC News Travel

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

M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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 emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M40 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J12 for B4451 and J11 for A361.

M40 Warwickshire - Two lanes closed on M40 southbound between J12, B4451 (Gaydon) and J11, A361 (Banbury), because of an overturned vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

BBC News Travel

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

M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Tim Ambrose

Tim Ambrose and Henry Brookes put on 116 for the ninth wicket as Warwickshire take command against Northants.

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Josh Charnley

Super League sides Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves make routine passages through to the Challenge Cup sixth round.

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Football

Coventry move up a place to sixth in League Two thanks to a comfortable 3-1 win against 10-man Stevenage.

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EuroMillions winner 'not planning to give up work'

Navkiran Mann

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire

A carpenter from Stratford-upon-Avon who won £1m on the National Lottery's EuroMillions says he's not planning to give up his work.

Aaron Fawden celebrating his win
The National Lottery

Aaron Fawden from Lower Quinton's first move was to buy a pint for everyone in his local pub.

The 47-year-old admits he still went to work for a customer after he'd found out how much he'd won.

I’d just been told I was a millionaire and the day was just bit of a daze. I didn’t finish the job but the customer was fine about things, it isn’t every day you win a million pounds."

Aaron FawdenLottery winner
Last summer's Australian discovery Ryan Sidebottom is playing only his ninth game of first-class cricket

Warwickshire's Ryan Sidebottom takes a career-best 6-35 before the Bears batsmen take control against Northants.

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Opening date set for £13m station

Allen Cook

BBC News

Kenilworth's new railway station will now open at the end of the month, the county council says.

Kenilworth station
BBC

It cost more than £13m to build and was supposed to be open in December.

This afternoon the council said it and West Midlands Trains had agreed that Kenilworth Station would open on 30 April.

Ashley Johnson

Wasps' South African forward Ashley Johnson has been suspended by the Rugby Football Union after failing a drugs test.

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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

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

Rebecca Wood

BBC Midlands Today

After a fine evening, it will stay dry tonight with often clear skies and only the odd cloud with lows of 6C (43F).

Latest weather for the West Midlands

Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J16 for A3400 and M42 J3A.

M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M40 northbound between J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) and M42 J3a, because of an accident. Travel time is around 20 minutes.

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

BreakingBaby's death treated as 'unexplained'

A baby's died in Coventry and its death is being treated as unexplained.

West Midlands Police says officers were called to reports of a one-year-old going into cardiac arrest on Ellacombe Road this afternoon.

They say paramedics couldn't save the child's life.

Your photos: Sun bursts out across the region

BBC Weather Watchers

The sun's returned back this afternoon after the grey start and our BBC Weather Watchers have been snapping away.

These three are from users Punxsutawney Phil in Redditch, TAY in Newport and SteveC in Kenilworth:

Redditch
Punxsutawney Phil
Newport
TAY
Kenilworth
SteveC