Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.

Summary

  1. Updates from Monday 16 April to Sunday 22 April
  2. Click on Related Stories for more from your area

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Woman with dementia completes London Marathon

    A woman who has vascular dementia, is recovering after running for more than seven hours to complete the London Marathon.

    Sue Strachan

    Sue Strachan, 62, took up running after finding out she had the disease and trained on the roads around her home in Staunton-on-Wye, Herefordshire.

    Her official time for the hottest ever London Marathon was seven hours and 12 minutes - she managed to raise more than £12,000 for Alzheimer's Research UK.

  2. Man named in fatal motorbike crash

    A man killed in a motorbike crash has been named by police as 21-year-old Andrew Fellows.

    No other vehicle was involved in the collision, on Birchfield Way, Walsall on Friday afternoon, West Midlands Police said.

    Andrew Fellows

    In statement, Andrew's family said: "We as a family are completely devastated by the loss of Andrew through this tragic accident.

    "Andrew was a fine young man, loved by all who knew him and he will be greatly missed."

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J4 for A38 Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic southbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a broken down car.

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

  4. Video: What's the weather got in store?

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    A fresh, bright and breezy morning with some spells of sunshine.

    Through the afternoon, cloud will build from the west with highs of 13C (55F).

    Video content

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

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J7 for A34 and J6 for A38 affecting J10A for M54.

    M6 West Midlands - Severe delays, two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound between J7, A34 (Great Barr) and J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway, because of a broken down lorry. Travel time is 1 hour and 20 minutes. Congestion to J10a M54.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at J7 for A34.

    M6 West Midlands - The main road is closed, with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again, on M6 southbound at J7, A34 (Great Barr), because of an accident. Diversion in operation - via the slip roads.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A4540 West Midlands eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A4540 West Midlands eastbound severe accident, between A38 Bristol Road and A435 Haden Way.

    A4540 West Midlands - A4540 Belgrave Middleway in Birmingham blocked eastbound between Belgrave Interchange and Haden Circus, because of an accident. Diversion in operation - local bus route 8C is being diverted.

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

  8. Steve Sutcliffe

    BBC Sport

    Ashley Barnes

    Steve Sutcliffe

    BBC Sport

    Ashley Barnes' sixth goal in eight games for Burnley dents Stoke's hopes of preserving their Premier League status.

    Read more
    next
  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J4A for M42 and J4 for A38 Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M5 northbound between J4a M42 and J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of an accident.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A449 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A449 Staffordshire southbound severe accident, between A5 and Crateford Lane.

    A449 Staffordshire - A449 in Gailey blocked and slow traffic southbound between Gailey Island and the Crateford Lane junction, because of an accident.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J4 for M42 and J3 for A444.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound between J4, M42 (Coleshill) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A46 and J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 northbound between J15, A46 (Longbridge Island) and J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. 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 debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

  14. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A515 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A515 Staffordshire both ways severe accident, between A513 Rugeley Road and A513 Alrewas Road.

    A515 Staffordshire - A515 Lichfield Road in King's Bromley partially blocked and slow traffic in both directions near the Crawley Lane junction, because of an accident.

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