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Live Reporting

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  1. Your live updates for the Midlands

    Stephanie Barnard

    BBC News

    Good morning and welcome to live updates, covering Birmingham and the Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire and south Cheshire.

    You can get in touch with the team by visiting our BBC Midlands Facebook page, emailing us, or tweeting @BBCMTD.

    We'll be bringing you all the latest news, sport, weather and travel until 19:00.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at J2 for A4123 Oldbury.

    M5 West Midlands - M5 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J2, A4123 (Oldbury), because of an accident.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at J6 for A45 Birmingham Airport.

    M42 West Midlands - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J6, A45 (Birmingham Airport), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J10 for A454 and J11 for A460.

    M6 West Midlands - Two lanes closed on M6 northbound between J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) and J11, A460 (Cannock), because of an accident.

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

  5. Video content

    Video caption: Craigslist sales of cocaine and stolen passports exposed

    Secret filming shows a reporter buying drugs and illegal goods advertised on the classified ads site.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A38 and J7 for A34.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J7, A34 (Great Barr), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J10A for M54 and J11 for A460.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between J10a M54 and J11, A460 (Cannock), 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 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at J10 for A454.

    M6 West Midlands - Very slow traffic and one lane closed on M6 southbound at J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of an accident.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J6 for A38 and J4 for M42.

    M6 West Midlands - Broken down vehicle on M6 southbound between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway and J4, M42 (Coleshill). Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J4 for A34 and J5 for A41.

    M42 West Midlands - Police incident and restrictions on M42 northbound between J4, A34 (Shirley) and J5, A41 (Solihull).

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

  11. Phil Cartwright

    BBC Sport

    Steve Cotterill

    Phil Cartwright

    BBC Sport

    Birmingham lose for the first time under new boss Steve Cotterill, with two second-half goals giving Millwall victory.

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  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J2 for A4123 Oldbury and J1 for A41.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M5 northbound between J2, A4123 (Oldbury) and J1, A41 (West Bromwich), because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area.

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

  13. John Terry

    Ex-Chelsea captain John Terry scores his first Aston Villa goal to help them beat Fulham and move into the play-off places.

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