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  2. Updates from Monday 7 May to Sunday 13 May

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  1. Two-week gun surrender starts

    A two-week firearms surrender has started in the West Midlands in a bid to tackle violent crime.

    guns

    During the last amnesty 250 weapons and ammunition were handed in.

    The force says guns can be taken to any one of its 10 police stations.

    They can be surrendered anonymously, but the history of live weapons will be checked for any evidence of criminal use.

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    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 - Slow traffic and one lane closed 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

  3. What's the weather got in store today?

    BBC Weather

    Today will be dry with sunny spells and just a few patches of fair-weather cloud and highs of 20C (68F).

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  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between M42 J3A and J15 for A46.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 partially blocked southbound between M42 J3a and J15, A46 (Longbridge Island), because of a broken down vehicle. Approach with care. Traffic is coping well.

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

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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 affecting J19 for A556.

    M6 Cheshire - Slow traffic on M6 southbound between J18, A54 (Middlewich) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of an earlier overturned lorry. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J19, A556 (Knutsford).

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

  6. Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

    Swansea fans

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

    Swansea City's relegation from the Premier League is confirmed with defeat by Stoke as emotions run high at the Liberty Stadium.

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    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 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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A49 Herefordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A49 Herefordshire both ways severe accident, between A4112 New Road and A44 Worcester Road.

    A49 Herefordshire - A49 in Kimbolton closed in both directions between the A4112 New Road junction and the A44 Worcester Road junction, because of accident investigation work.

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

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    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, before J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - Stationary traffic on M6 northbound before J2, M69 (Coventry), because of an accident and all traffic being temporarily held.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J2 for M69 and J3 for A444.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 northbound between J2, M69 (Coventry) and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J1 for A426 Rugby and J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - Heavy traffic and two lanes closed on M6 northbound between J1, A426 (Rugby) in Churchover and J2, M69 (Coventry) in Warwickshire, because of an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 West Midlands - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M6 northbound between J8 M5 and J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  14. Jack Skelton

    BBC Sport

    Wilfried Zaha

    Jack Skelton

    BBC Sport

    Crystal Palace celebrate Premier League survival with a fine display to beat West Brom and ensure the already relegated visitors finish bottom.

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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J4A for M42 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M5 southbound between J4a M42 and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

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