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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday, 18 August 2017
  2. Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest
  3. V Festival gets under way
  4. Teacher caught up in Barcelona terror attack

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By Caroline Kingdon

All times stated are UK

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

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    M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J27 for M11 J6 to J26 for Honey Lane.

    M25 Essex - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J27 M11 J6 to J26, Honey (Waltham Abbey), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M25 London clockwise

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    M25 London clockwise severe accident, from J29 for A127 Southend Arterial Road Romford to J31 for A282 Lakeside.

    M25 London - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M25 clockwise from J29, A127 (Romford) to J31, A282 (Lakeside), because of an accident. Congestion to J28 (A12 Brook Street Roundabout).

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J26 for Honey Lane to J25 for A10 Great Cambridge Road.

    M25 Essex - Stationary traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J26, Honey (Waltham Abbey) to J25, A10 (Enfield), because of a broken down van and all traffic being temporarily held.

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

  4. Video content

    Video caption: Rat snake 'Kevin' found in Basildon toilet

    The reptile "hissed" at the homeowner before backing away into a toilet water tank.

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J30 for A13 Lakeside to J29 for A127 Southend Arterial Road Romford.

    M25 Essex - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise from J30, A13 (Lakeside) to J29, A127 (Romford), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M11 Essex northbound

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    M11 Essex northbound severe accident, at J7 for A414 Canes Lane.

    M11 Essex - Heavy traffic on M11 northbound at J7, A414 (Harlow), because of an accident involving two vehicles. On the roundabout.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Essex clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Essex clockwise severe disruption, from J26 for Honey Lane to J27 for M11.

    M25 Essex - One lane closed on M25 clockwise from J26, Honey (Waltham Abbey) to J27 M11, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M11 Essex northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M11 Essex northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A1168 Chigwell Lane to J6 for M25.

    M11 Essex - One lane closed on M11 northbound from J5, A1168 (Loughton) to J6 M25, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J26 for Honey Lane to J25 for A10 Great Cambridge Road.

    M25 Essex - All traffic being temporarily held and road management on M25 anticlockwise from J26, Honey (Waltham Abbey) to J25, A10 (Enfield).

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

  10. Gorillaz 'walk' the red carpet

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    For some reason or other our cameras didn't pick up the virtual band when they apparently strutted out earlier.

    Strange, that. Anyway, here's your proof above.

    Damon Albarn's creation are up for the best British group award against The 1975, Arctic Monkeys, Little Mix and Years & Years.

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J27 for M11 J6 to J26 for Honey Lane.

    M25 Essex - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise from J27 M11 J6 to J26, Honey (Waltham Abbey), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A13 Essex eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A13 Essex eastbound severe accident, between A1014 The Manorway and A176.

    A13 Essex - A13 in Stanford Le Hope blocked and queuing traffic eastbound between Stanford-Le-Hope Turn Off and Five Bells Interchange, because of an accident. Congestion to A13 (Tilbury/ Baker Street Interchange).

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe accident, at J30 for A13 Lakeside.

    M25 Essex - One lane closed and severe delays on M25 anticlockwise at J30, A13 (Lakeside), because of an accident. Congestion to J4 (Orpington), Also affecting teh A2 bothways from Danson Interchange to Bean Interchange. Travel time is around 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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