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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Toll Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Toll Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at J3T for A38 Tamworth.

    M6 Toll Warwickshire - M6 Toll lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J3t, A38 (Tamworth), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, between M1 J19 and J1 for A426 Rugby.

    M6 Leicestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between M1 J19, Catthorpe Interchange and J1, A426 (Rugby), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M40 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M40 southbound between J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden) and J15, A46 (Longbridge Island), 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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between M6 J2 and J1 for A5 Hinckley.

    M69 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M69 northbound between M6 J2, Coventry and J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of an accident.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J3 for A444 and Corley Services affecting J2 for M69.

    M6 Warwickshire - Queuing traffic on M6 northbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and Corley Services, because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J2, M69 (Coventry).

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

  6. Video: What's the weekend weather got in store?

    Shefali Oza

    BBC Midlands Today

    It should be dry and cold tonight before rain moves in tomorrow.

    There's a yellow weather warning for snow and ice from 00:05 on Sunday morning.

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  7. Body find 'not suspicious'

    Police say they're not treating the discovery of a man's body in Coventry as suspicious.

    It was found on land next to the old sorting office on Bishop Street at around 16:00 yesterday.

    The area's been cordoned off.

  8. Let the Games begin - athletes ready for Winter Olympics

    Let the games begin... The Winter Olympics are now under way after the opening ceremony took place this morning.

    Seven athletes from the West Midlands will take part in the South Korea games over the next fortnight.

    Here's who to keep an eye out for:

    • Charlotte Gilmartin from Redditch - Short track speed skating
    • Farrell Treacy from Henley in Arden - Short track speed skating
    • Izzy Atkin, American but has family from Birmingham - freestyle skiing
    • Rowan Cheshire from Stoke-on-Trent - Freestyle skiing
    • Joel Fearon Coventry - Bobsleigh
    • Ben Simons, Shropshire - Bobsleigh
    • Amanda Lightfootfrom, Coventry - Biathlon
    View more on twitter
  9. £4.2m grant for new cinema and art gallery

    A grant worth £4.2m has been awarded to Warwick Arts Centre by the Arts Council to build a new cinema and art gallery.

    Warwick Arts Centre plans

    The 20:20 project will see the demolition of the existing cinema and Mead Gallery to create a new building to house three new auditoriums along with a large ground-floor gallery.

    The venue will be at the forefront of Coventry's year as City of Culture 2021.

  10. Man in court over imitation firearm

    A Coleshill man has appeared in court charged with possession of a imitation firearm, racially aggravated assault and causing criminal damage, police say.

    He was arrested by British Transport Police after reports he had abused a man and damaged a car on 2 February.

    He'll next appear at Warwick Crown Court on 8 March.

  11. Robbers blast open cash machine in Co-op raid

    Explosives were used to open a cash machine at a store in Rugby, before robbers made off with the contents, police say.

    Co-op

    A member of the public, who heard an explosion, called police after the theft at the Co-op in Scholars Drive, Cawston at 03:40 this morning.

    The robbers, who made off with a quantity of cash, smashed the front of the window and caused significant damage to the inside of the shop.

    Last month, staff at the same store were threatened at knife point and a large amount of cash stolen.

  12. Pupils try their hand at talking newspaper

    Pupils from King Edward VI school in Stratford-upon-Avon have been volunteering to record a talking newspaper service for people who are blind or with sight impairments.

    About 100 people currently receive the service, which gives them up-to-date stories from the local Stratford Herald.

    Video content

    Video caption: The service is produced by teams of volunteers and distributed to people who are blind or partially sighted
  13. Charities may be left homeless in tower demolition

    Ben Godfrey

    BBC Midlands Today

    More than 40 charities, based in a tower block in Coventry, could be homeless by the end of the month.

    Coventry Point

    The organisations have been told to leave Coventry Point on Market Way by the 28 February as the building is expected to be demolished as part of redevelopment work.

    You can see my full report on Midlands Today on BBC One at 13:30.

  14. Warning for ice and snow issued

    Snow and ice could cause travel disruption on Sunday morning, the Met Office is warning.

    The yellow warning is in place from 00:05 to 11:00 on Sunday.

    Weather map