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Live Reporting

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  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.

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    Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J18 for A54 Middlewich and J17 for A534 Sandbach.

    M6 Cheshire - Stationary traffic on M6 southbound between J18, A54 (Middlewich) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of a rolling road-block and a vehicle fire.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J10A for M54 and J10 for A454.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J10a M54 and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  4. Video content

    Video caption: Tony Walsh, who spoke at the Manchester attack vigil, looks ahead after a difficult year.
  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J13 for A449 and J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound between J13, A449 (Stafford South) and J12, A5 (Gailey), 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: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, at J11A for M6 Toll.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound at J11a M6 Toll, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A500 and J16 for A500 Crewe.

    M6 Staffordshire - Slow traffic on M6 northbound between J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J16, A500 (Crewe), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe accident, between J11 for A460 and J10 for A454.

    M6 Staffordshire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound between J11, A460 (Cannock) and J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, between J12 for A5 and J13 for A449.

    M6 Staffordshire - Slow traffic on M6 northbound between J12, A5 (Gailey) and J13, A449 (Stafford South), because of an accident earlier on.

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

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    Severe accident: A500 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A500 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, at M6 J15 affecting M6 J15.

    A500 Staffordshire - A500 D Road in Hanchurch partially blocked and queuing traffic northbound at the M6 J15 junction, because of an accident. Congestion to Stoke-On-Trent.

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

  11. Back-to-back wins hunt for Crewe Alexandra

    Graham McGarry

    Crewe Alexandra commentator, BBC Radio Stoke

    Crewe Alexandra are looking tomorrow to make it back-to-back wins for the first time since August.

    Crewe Alexandra badge

    The Alex host a Swindon side who have lost their last five games and go into the match after only their second win in eight attempts.

    Quote Message: I'm sure Swindon will come here knowing that they're going to get a game but we've got to make sure we face those challenges head on and go into the game with the confidence that Saturday's performance and results gave us." from David Artell Crewe Alexandra manager
    David ArtellCrewe Alexandra manager