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  1. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    After a dry morning with some bright spells, there should be more sunshine this afternoon with highs of 13C (55F).

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    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J7 for A44 Worcester and J8 for M50.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J7, A44 (Worcester) and J8 M50, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe disruption: M50 Herefordshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Herefordshire westbound severe disruption, between J3 for B4221 and J4 for A449.

    M50 Herefordshire - One lane closed on M50 westbound between J3, B4221 (Newent) and J4, A449 (Ross-On-Wye), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

    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. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Video content

    Video caption: 'Drugs for sale' message catches man dealing to Bridgend

    Officers in Bridgend use a photo message to catch a dealer from an image of his finger.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on entry slip road northbound at J5, A38 (Droitwich). 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, at J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound at J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Christian Wade has scored 10 tries in his last three appearances for Wasps against Worcester

    Wasps' Christian Wade keeps up his try-scoring run against Worcester as the Premiership strugglers remain in danger.

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  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A441 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A441 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between M42 J2 Alvechurch and B4101 Dagnell End Road.

    A441 Worcestershire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on A441 southbound in Hopwood between Alvechurch and the B4101 Dagnell End Road junction, because of an accident.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between J2 for A441 Alvechurch and J1 for A38.

    M42 Worcestershire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M42 southbound between J2, A441 (Alvechurch) and J1, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of an accident.

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

  11. In photos: Hero police officer's restored grave

    We told you earlier that a police officer's grave is going to be rededicated this weekend after being restored from a very overgrown state.

    Well, West Mercia Police has tweeted a couple of photos today to show the work done on PC Howard Overton's grave in Malvern:

    The grave before restoration
    The grave after restoration
  12. This weekend's weather for the West Midlands

    Sara Thornton

    BBC Weather

    It's turned into a drier day for most of us - here's how tonight and the rest of the weekend are looking across the West Midlands:

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    Video caption: Sara Thornton.

    You can get a latest forecast at any other time by heading to the BBC Weather website.