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  1. TB warning issued to staff and patients

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    Hundreds of hospital patients and staff in Worcestershire have been warned they could have come into contact with a healthcare worker with tuberculosis.

    Worcestershire Royal

    Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has written to 349 patients and 129 members of staff who were at the Worcestershire Royal at the same time as the infected employee.

    The risk of anyone developing TB is low, the trust says.

    Anyone who shows symptoms should contact their GP.

  2. Road remains closed after huge cracks appear

    A road remains closed after huge cracks appeared and a pavement outside homes began to sag.

    Cracks in road

    Tenants in one property on Boatman Drive in Etruria had to leave, with repairs impossible until the ground was stabilised by Redrow Homes, Stoke-on-Trent City Council said.

    Redrow Homes said it was "aware of reports of subsidence" and was "working with the local authority to establish the root cause of any potential issue".

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, from J17 for A534 Old Mill Road Sandbach to J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J17, A534 (Sandbach) to J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

  4. Buses diverted for Metro works

    Part of Broad Street in Birmingham is closed to vehicles from today for work to take place on the West Midlands Metro extension.

    There will be changes to some bus services travelling into the city centre.

    View more on twitter
  5. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    It will be a dry day with sunny spells and highs of 19C (66F).

    Video content

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

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, from J2 for A4123 Wolverhampton Road Oldbury to J1 for A41 Birmingham Road West Bromwich.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J2, A4123 (Oldbury) to J1, A41 (West Bromwich), because of a car that's broken down. In the roadworks area.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, from J2 for A4123 Wolverhampton Road Oldbury to J1 for A41 Birmingham Road West Bromwich.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J2, A4123 (Oldbury) to J1, A41 (West Bromwich), because of a break down. In the roadworks area.

    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 J2 for M69 to J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J2, M69 (Coventry) to J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, at J9 for A4097 Kingsbury Road Curdworth.

    M42 Warwickshire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J9, A4097 (Curdworth), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    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, at J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - M6 lane closed on entry slip road northbound at J12, A5 (Gailey), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J2 for M69 to J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M6 northbound from J2, M69 (Coventry) to J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of a break down.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J6 for A38.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed on M6 northbound at J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction, because of a break down.

    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, from J14 for A34 to J15 for A500 D Road.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and queues on M6 northbound from J14, A34 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a break down.

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

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at J13 for A452 Banbury Road.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 entry slip road closed and queues northbound at J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of a lorry having a tyre changed.

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