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Summary

  1. Boy sentenced for stabbings near school
  2. Birmingham bin dispute 'nearing an end'
  3. Best friends killed in pub bombings found 'side by side'
  4. Funeral date set for four children killed in fire
  5. Attempted murder charge after man hit by van
  6. School protests 'helping spread messages of division'
  7. Updates from Friday 8 March 2019
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  1. Video content

    Video caption: Crossing Divides: The black cab driver and the private hire driver

    Crossing Divides: The black cab driver and the private hire driver

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 D Road to J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a lorry having a tyre changed.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A53 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A53 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, between A523 Springfield Road and A54.

    A53 Staffordshire - A53 Buxton Road and Leek Road closed in both directions between the A523 Springfield Road junction in Leek and the A54 junction in Buxton, because of snow.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J12, A5 (Gailey) to 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

  5. Thomas Mallows

    BBC Sport

    Eden Hazard celebrates scoring against Wolves

    Thomas Mallows

    BBC Sport

    Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is "confident" his side can secure a top-four finish after Eden Hazard scores a stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a point against Wolves

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  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J2 for A441 Hopwood Park Services.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J2, A441 (Hopwood Park Services), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A53 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A53 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, from A53 to Grinlow Road.

    A53 Staffordshire - A53 blocked and hazardous driving conditions in both directions from The Winking Man Pub in Upper Hulme to the Grinlow Road junction in Ladmanlow, because of ice.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton to J3A for M6 Toll.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to J3a M6 Toll, 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 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, from J2 for Oldbury to J1 for A41 Birmingham Road West Bromwich.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J2, Oldbury to J1, A41 (West Bromwich), 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 accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton and M6 J4.

    M6 Warwickshire - M6 partially blocked and queuing traffic northbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and M6 J4, Coleshill, because of a broken down vehicle and an accident.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, from J10 for A454 Wolverhampton Road Wolverhampton to J9 for A461 Wood Green Road.

    M6 West Midlands - Two lanes closed and heavy traffic on M6 southbound from J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) to J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, at M6 J8.

    M5 West Midlands - M5 lane closed on entry slip road and slow traffic southbound at M6 J8, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe disruption: M54 Staffordshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Staffordshire westbound severe disruption, at J1 for A460 Cannock Road Wolverhampton.

    M54 Staffordshire - M54 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J1, A460 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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