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Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Live updates for the West Midlands

    Andy Giddings

    BBC News

    Good morning, we'll bring you all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates between now and 18:00.

    And we'll be covering Birmingham and the Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and south Cheshire.

    If you'd like to get in touch to comment or share your photos, visit our BBC Midlands Facebook page, email us, or tweet @BBCMTD.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J6 for A449.

    M5 Worcestershire - Two lanes closed on M5 southbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J6, A449 (Worcester), because of an accident.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J4 for A38 Bromsgrove and J3 for A456 Halesowen.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J4, A38 (Bromsgrove) and J3, A456 (Halesowen), because of debris on the road.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A449 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J6, A449 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J4A for M42 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J4a M42 and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Herefordshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Herefordshire eastbound severe accident, between J3 for B4221 and J2 for A417.

    M50 Herefordshire - One lane closed on M50 eastbound between J3, B4221 (Newent) and J2, A417 (Ledbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J6 for A449.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J6, A449 (Worcester), 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 accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J7 for A44 Worcester and J6 for A449.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M5 northbound between J7, A44 (Worcester) and J6, A449 (Worcester), because of a multi-vehicle accident.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J8 for M50 and J7 for A44 Worcester.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J8 M50 and J7, A44 (Worcester), because of an accident.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between J4A for M42 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane blocked on M5 southbound between J4a M42 and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Video content

    Video caption: Computerised church crib draws visitors

    Children and engineers have built a nativity scene at St Francis Xavier's Church, Hereford, which includes waterfalls, a waterwheel and animal noises.

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  13. Computerised crib draws visitors

    Video content

    Video caption: Computerised church crib draws visitors

    Children and engineers have built a nativity scene at St Francis Xavier's Church, Hereford, which includes waterfalls, a waterwheel and animal noises.

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A449 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J6, A449 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a vehicle fire. Traffic is coping well.

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

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J1 for A38.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J1, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  16. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A44 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A44 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at Quay Street.

    A44 Worcestershire - A44 Deansway in Worcester closed and slow traffic southbound at the Quay Street junction, because of a broken down lorry.

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