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Summary

  1. Live updates from Monday 12 to Sunday 18 February
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Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Video: Your 30-second weather forecast

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    A largely cloudy day with spells of rain and drizzle throughout the morning and highs of 11C (52F).

    Video content

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

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J8 for M5 and J7 for A34 affecting J11 for A460.

    M6 West Midlands - Severe delays on M6 southbound between J8 M5 and J7, A34 (Great Barr), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. Approach with care. Travel time is 100 minutes. Congestion to J11, A460 (Cannock).

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A50 Staffordshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A50 Staffordshire westbound severe disruption, between B5030 Ashbourne Road and A521 Blythe Bridge Roundabout.

    A50 Staffordshire - A50 closed and queuing traffic westbound between Little Chef roundabout in Uttoxeter and Blythe Bridge Roundabout in Blythe Bridge, because of a fuel spillage.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at J8 for M5.

    M6 West Midlands - M6 exit slip road blocked and stationary traffic southbound at J8 M5, because of an accident.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J8 for M5 and J9 for A461.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J8 M5 and J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. 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 blocked and very slow 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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J12, A5 (Gailey) and J13, A449 (Stafford South), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Adam Williams

    BBC Sport

    Marcus Watson scores Wasps' opening try

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport

    Wasps hang on for a narrow win against champions Exeter Chiefs, who fall to a third straight Premiership defeat.

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  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J9 for A461 and J8 for M5 affecting J10A for M54.

    M6 West Midlands - Slow traffic on M6 southbound between J9, A461 (Wednesbury) and J8 M5, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J10a M54.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane blocked on M6 northbound between J12, A5 (Gailey) and J13, A449 (Stafford South), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between M6 J2 and J1 for A5 Hinckley.

    M69 Warwickshire - Stationary traffic on M69 northbound between M6 J2, Coventry and J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident involving two vehicles.

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