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  1. Jaguar Land Rover begins shut-down

    BBC Midlands Today

    Jaguar Land Rover starts a two-week shut-down of its Solihull factory today after a fall in demand for its cars.

    A Land Rover in production

    Britain's biggest car maker has already moved to a three-day week at the Castle Bromwich plant and laid off 1,000 workers across its Midlands operations earlier this year.

    JLR said employees would still be paid during the shut-down and customer orders would not be affected.

  2. Watch: A sunny day for most

    BBC Weather

    Dry and mostly sunny today, but feeling cooler. Highs of 13C/55F.

    Video content

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

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, from J7 for A34 Birmingham Road to J6 for A38.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound from J7, A34 (Great Barr) to J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J3 for A444 Nuneaton to M42 J7.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to M42 J7, Coleshill, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42 J4A.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42 J4a, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, from J3 for A444 Nuneaton to J3A for M42.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to J3a M42, because of an accident.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from M42 J7 to J4A for .

    M6 Warwickshire - Stationary traffic on M6 northbound from M42 J7, Coleshill to J4a, because of all traffic being temporarily held and a police incident.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42 J4A.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42 J4a, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J13 for A449 to J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 southbound from J13, A449 (Stafford South) to J12, A5 (Gailey), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J14 for A5013 to J15 for A500.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J14, A5013 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J4 for A38 Lydiate Ash to J3 for A456 Halesowen.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J4, A38 (Lydiate Ash) to J3, A456 (Halesowen), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, from J13 for A449 to J14 for A5013.

    M6 Staffordshire - Stationary traffic on M6 northbound from J13, A449 (Stafford South) to J14, A5013 (Stafford North), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

  14. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, from J2 for A441 Alvechurch to J1 for A38 Birmingham Road.

    M42 Worcestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 southbound from J2, A441 (Alvechurch) to J1, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of an accident involving a vehicle that left the carriageway.

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

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M69 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J2 for Hinckley Road J2 to J1 for A5 Watling Street Hinckley.

    M69 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M69 northbound from J2, Hinckley (Coventry) to J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

  16. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Toll Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Toll Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, at M6 J11A.

    M6 Toll Staffordshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M6 Toll northbound at M6 J11a, because of a police incident.

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

  17. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J14 for A5013 to J15 for A500.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound from J14, A5013 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a broken down vehicle.

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