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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A46 and J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M40 northbound between J15, A46 (Longbridge Island) and J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of a vehicle tyre change.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, at J8 for M6.

    M42 Warwickshire - M42 lane blocked on entry slip road northbound at J8 M6, because of an accident involving a car and van.

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

  3. Four-year-old boy assaulted in park

    A four-year-old boy was treated in hospital for a bruised face after being assaulted in a Leamington Spa park, police say.

    The boy had an apple thrown at him by a teenager who was part of a group in Whitnash Park on Tuesday 25 July.

    The offender made off after the incident.

  4. Our coverage across the day

    We'll be back with our usual mix of news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday.

  5. Disabled rider bids to reach Everest base camp

    A rider with cerebral palsy says his attempt to be the first disabled person to reach Everest base camp on a horse will be "massively difficult" and will take his body to the "extreme limits of its endurance".

    Max Stainton

    Max Stainton, 26, from Leamington Spa, will attempt the climb to 5,500m (18,000ft) on a Nepalese pony.

    He said his condition made it difficult for his body to retain heat and he was unable to walk without assistance.

    Mr Stainton hopes his endeavour will help him raise £50,000 for the Riding for the Disabled charity's new National Training Centre in Warwickshire.

  6. Armed police called to 'gun' incident

    A group of youths were issued a police warning last night after officers were called to the city centre following reports of a man seen in a car with a handgun.

    Cross Cheaping

    Armed officers attended the scene in Cross Cheaping, near the Burges in Coventry, at about 19:30, police said.

    They found a group of male youths who said they were "messing about" with a BB gun that had been passed between them.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands southbound severe accident, between J4 for A34 and J3A for M40 affecting J5 for A41.

    M42 West Midlands - One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 southbound between J4, A34 (Shirley) and J3a M40, because of an accident. Congestion to J5, A41 (Solihull).

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

  8. Watch: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    Outbreaks of rain and strong winds will continue through tonight eventually clearing away to give a drier end to the night with clear spells.

    It will remain on the mild side for most - lows of 14C (57F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Weather for the West Midlands.
  9. 'Fuel can and charcoal burner caused van fire'

    The fire we told you about earlier that left two people with serious burns was started when a fuel can was opened close to a lit charcoal burner, the fire service said.

    The two men were hurt when a van caught fire on Gerrards Road, Shipston-on-Stour, shortly after 20:00 on Thursday.

  10. Meghan Beesley added to GB squad for World Championships

    BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Sport

    North Warwickshire athlete Meghan Beesley has been added to the Great Britain squad for next month's World Championships.

    It will be her third time competing in the compeition and she will take part in the 400m hurdles.

    View more on twitter
  11. One taken to hospital after M42 crash

    The driver of a car involved in a crash with a lorry on the M42 has been taken to hospital, the ambulance service said.

    The man in his 50s, thought to be suffering from head injuries, was removed from the car with the help of the fire service.

    All lanes have just reopened but severe delays remain in the area.

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  12. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J9 for M6 Toll and J10 for A5 affecting J7A for M6.

    M42 Warwickshire - Queuing traffic and one lane closed on M42 northbound in Curdworth between J9, M6 Toll (Curdworth) and J10, A5 (Tamworth), because of an accident involving car and lorry. Travel time is 35 minutes. Congestion to J7a M6.

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

  13. Wasps out to defend Singha Premiership Rugby 7s title

    BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Sport

    Wasps start the defence of their Singha Premiership Rugby 7s crown at Franklin's Gardens this evening.

    Christian Wade and Marcus Watson have both been included in the squad with Dan Robson named as captain against Newcastle Falcons and Leicester Tigers.

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