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Summary

  1. Third murder charge
  2. Bank robbery
  3. Tool thefts on rise
  4. Updates from Friday 28 April 2017

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J1 for A426 Rugby and M1 J19.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound in Churchover between J1, A426 (Rugby) and M1 J19, Catthorpe Interchange, because of barrier repairs. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, at Corley Services.

    M6 Warwickshire - M6 lane closed on slip road into the services southbound at Corley Services, because of an accident.

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

  3. Video content

    Video caption: The Warwickshire stay of Hitler's British 'girlfriend'

    The "perfect Aryan specimen" recuperated from her injuries with a vicar's family and fish and chips.

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A46 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, at A435.

    A46 Warwickshire - A46 in Arrow closed southbound at the A435 junction, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J12 for B4451 and J13 for A452.

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 northbound between J12, B4451 (Gaydon) and J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of an accident.

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

  6. Vanessa Pearce

    BBC Local Live

    Unity Mitford

    Vanessa Pearce

    BBC Local Live

    One of the high-society Mitford sisters, Unity, caused a scandal thanks to her relationship with Adolf Hitler. So how did she end up in a Warwickshire vicarage?

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  7. Nick Evans

    Nick Evans kicks 22 points in his final game at The Stoop to boost Harlequins' top-six hopes with victory over leaders Wasps.

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  8. Our coverage across the day

    That's it for our updates on Friday.

    Join us again from 08:00 on Tuesday for more news, sport, travel and weather.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J4 for A34 and J5 for A41.

    M42 West Midlands - Heavy traffic on M42 northbound between J4, A34 (Shirley) and J5, A41 (Solihull), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  10. One arrested after Nuneaton robbery

    A man's been arrested after an armed robbery in a Nuneaton bank, police say.

    They say they were called to the scene, believed to be a branch of Nat West, shortly after midday when a man threatened staff and demanded money.

    A quantity of cash was handed over.     

  11. Scenes from Shakespeare celebration

    The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust said a "fresh and diverse" offering helped make this year's birthday celebrations a huge success.  

    Thousands turned out in Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate Shakespeare's 453rd birthday last Saturday.

    James Willets sent in these pictures.

    Scenes from the Shakespeare festival
  12. BMW workers target 'posh' showroom

    BMW workers are set to stage a protest outside the German car-maker's showroom on London's Park Lane on Saturday as part of a dispute over pensions.

    Members of the Unite union will take part in the demonstration ahead of a further six days of industrial action at BMW plants around the country, including Hams Hall in Warwickshire.

    BMW

    BMW angered workers when it announced plans to close its final salary pension scheme.

    Unite national officer Fred Hanna said "the protest outside the car maker's posh Park Lane showroom" would highlight a need to talk about "affordable options to keep the scheme open". 

  13. Fishery closed after outbreak of disease

    An outbreak of Spring Viraemia of Carp (SVC) disease has been confirmed at Arden Lakes, Stratford-Upon-Avon.

    Arden Lake

    The Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science said that the fishery on Ingon Lane in Snitterfield is now subject to statutory controls to prevent or limit the spread of the disease.

    That means the movement of fish to, from and within the site is not allowed.

    statement on Arden Lakes’ website said it would be closed until further notice.