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By Stephanie Barnard

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  1. Latest weather for the West Midlands

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    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  2. Our live coverage from Monday

    That's it for live updates today.

    We'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday with more news, sport, travel and weather for Birmingham and the Black Country, but keep an eye out here for news and sport stories through the evening.

  3. Weather: More showers overnight

    There will be further scattered heavy and thundery downpours during the evening, but these will gradually ease off overnight, becoming lighter and more isolated by dawn. 

    It will remain generally rather cloudy. Winds will be mainly light and variable, with lows of 12C (54F).

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    Video caption: The weather for the West Midlands.
  4. Vigil to 'stand in solidarity with Orlando'

    A vigil will be held in Birmingham's gay village later tonight to remember those killed in the Orlando attacks.

    The council's LGBT team tweets:

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  5. BBC Midlands Today: Stories we're working on

    BBC Midlands Today

    BBC Midlands Today will be on just after 19:15 tonight for a shorter programme due to the Euros football tournament.

    We’re on the road all week with our political editor Patrick Burns as he makes his way from Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, to Burton-upon-Trent finding out how people are feeling about the EU referendum . 

    He’ll be stopping off in Droitwich, Oldbury and Birmingham.

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    And will Staffordshire Police look again at the Carl Bridgewater murder case after a new documentary raises questions over the murder.

  6. Man jailed for bottle throwing in Marseille disorder

    A man from Birmingham is among three more England fans jailed for their part in the violence in Marseillle. 

    Ashley Kelly, 26, was imprisoned for three months and given a two-year ban from France for throwing seven bottles outside the stadium. 

    The court in the French city heard the construction worker is a single father who lives with his parents. 

  7. Man jailed for beating dog with pole

    A man has been jailed for 12 weeks for beating his dog with a pole.

    Joginder Singh, of Cherry Orchard Road, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, was caught on film hitting his pet in October last year, causing the dog's ribs to puncture his lungs.

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    Video caption: Shocking footage shows Birmingham man beating his dog

    When RSPCA officers went to his home, the animal could not move and vets feared he would not survive.

    Singh, 41, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to the Staffordshire bull terrier, now called Samson, and failing to meet the dog's needs.

    He was also banned from keeping animals for 10 years, by magistrates in Birmingham.

  8. Man in court after being spotted on TV during Marseille trouble

    A man has been summonsed to appear in court after a police officer spotted him in television pictures of the Marseille disorder. 

    Daniel Warlow is accused of being involved in the trouble which erupted in the French port city on the opening day of the Euro 2016 football tournament on Friday. 

    England fans had gathered in the city ahead of the Three Lions' first match of the tournament against Russia. 

    A West Midlands Police spokeswoman confirmed a UK-based "spotter" had seen the 24-year-old, from Spring Meadow, Tipton, who has since returned to the UK. 

    He has been summonsed to appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, where he could face a five-year football banning order. 

  9. £3k raised by blinder triathlete

    A blind charity fundraiser from West Bromwich has raised more than £3,000 after completing a triathalon in San Francisco.

    Dave Heeley was guided through the Alcatraz Triathlon which including a 1.5 mile swim, 18-mile bike ride and eight-mile run.

    Blind Dave completing Alcatraz Triathlon

    The money raised will be donated to the West Bromwich Albion Foundation.

  10. BBC Radio 1 EU debate tomorrow

    Tina Daheley

    BBC Radio 1

    Tomorrow night at 21:00 I'm hosting an EU Referendum debate in Birmingham on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and the BBC News Channel.

    Listeners get answers to their questions, nine days before the vote on whether the UK should stay in or leave the EU.  

    What are the most important issues/concerns for you?  

    Newsbeat EU debate
  11. BreakingMan due in court over Euro football disorder

    A man from Tipton is due to appear in court accused of being involved in a disorder during the England v Russia European Championships game, police say. Daniel Warlow, 24, from Spring Meadow, is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates tomorrow.

    West Midlands Police says that if he is found guilty the 24-year-old could face a five year football banning order.

  12. Cricket: Coleman and Webb not offered new contracts

    Richard Wilford

    BBC WM Sport

    Warwickshire have allowed batsmen Freddie Coleman and Jonathan Webb to look for new clubs after deciding they would not be offered new contracts at the end of the season.

    Freddie Coleman and Jonathan Webb

    The 24-year olds both featured in the Birmingham Bears’ triumphant T20 Blast campaign, but have not really been able to force their way into the county’s first-team plans since then.

    With the emergence of Sam Hain and more recently Andy Umeed, along with the return of Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott to regular Bears’ duty, Warwickshire’s depth in the batting department made it increasingly difficult for Coleman and Webb to break through.