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  1. Video: Your 30-second weather forecast

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    A largely cloudy day with spells of rain and drizzle throughout the morning and highs of 11C (52F).

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    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  2. Adam Williams

    BBC Sport

    Marcus Watson scores Wasps' opening try

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport

    Wasps hang on for a narrow win against champions Exeter Chiefs, who fall to a third straight Premiership defeat.

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  3. 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 - Stationary traffic on M69 northbound between M6 J2, Coventry and J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident involving two vehicles.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, between J1 for A5 Hinckley and M6 J2.

    M69 Leicestershire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M69 southbound between J1, A5 (Hinckley) in Wolvey Heath and M6 J2, Coventry in Warwickshire, because of an accident.

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

  5. 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 - Very slow traffic on M40 northbound between J15, A46 (Longbridge Island) and J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of an overturned vehicle and restrictions.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A426 Warwickshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A426 Warwickshire both ways severe accident, between M6 J1 Rugby and A5.

    A426 Warwickshire - A426 in Churchover closed in both directions between Rugby and the A5 junction, because of an accident.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J4 for A34 and J3A for M40.

    M42 West Midlands - One lane blocked on M42 southbound between J4, A34 (Shirley) and J3a M40, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, at J12 for B4451.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 lane blocked on exit slip road northbound at J12, B4451 (Gaydon), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Toll Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Toll Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J1T for M42 and J3T for A38 Tamworth.

    M6 Toll Warwickshire - Slow traffic on M6 Toll northbound between J1t, M42 (Curdworth) and J3t, A38 (Tamworth), because of wrong way driver. Matrix sign set to 20 mph.

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

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    Severe disruption: M40 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, at J16 for A3400.

    M40 Warwickshire - M40 exit slip road partially blocked southbound at J16, A3400 (Henley In Arden), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, between J29 for M65 and J2 for M69.

    M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J29, M65 (Lostock Hall) and J2, M69 (Coventry), because of an accident.

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

  12. Arrests made in drugs crack-down

    Two men have been arrested in a crack-down on drug crime in Stratford-upon-Avon.

    A warrant was executed at the house on Marigold Road where a 30-year-old man and a 19-year-old, both from Liverpool, were arrested on drug charges.

    Class A and class B drugs were also seized from the property.

    Police warrant

    Warwickshire Police says it is targeting dealers who come in from bigger cities and set up drug operations in the county.

    Officers were also at Stratford Parkway Railway Station with a knife arch to catch people coming into the town carrying weapons and drugs.

  13. Army experts called after chemicals found during warrant

    Army explosive experts have been called to a house in Coventry after a chemical was found in a garden shed.

    West Midlands Police executed a planned warrant at an address in Grangemouth Road in Radford.

    During a search of the house, the chemical was found and experts were called as a precaution, but officers say there is no threat to the public and the specialist unit is in the process of removing the substance for analysis.

    Police tape

    A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene and various items of electronic equipment were seized.

    The force said the warrant was part of an on-going investigation and not connected to the shed find or counter terrorism.

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    Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M40 Warwickshire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M40 northbound between J12, B4451 (Gaydon) and J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of an accident involving two vans.

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

  15. Cash point explosion theft investigated

    Money has been taken after thieves caused an explosion at a cash machine in Rugby.

    It happened at about 04:20 GMT at a post office on High Street, Hillmorton, where the blast caused extensive damage but no injuries, according to Warwickshire Police.

    The post office

    The force says the building has been assessed and declared as safe.

    Forensic, witness and CCTV enquiries are ongoing at the location, but officers have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

  16. Florida shooting students got updates on phones

    A Coventry teenager says fellow students got updates from news websites on their phones as they sheltered during a shooting.

    Lewis Mizen, 17, now a pupil at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida, hid in a cupboard with 20 others during the attack which killed 17 people.

    Lewis Mizen

    Nikolas Cruz, 19, has appeared in court charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder following the shooting, which is the deadliest to have taken place in the US since 2012.

    Quote Message: Everyone that could get signal in the closet was going through every news station. Some people were watching live footage on CNN of what was happening." from Lewis Mizen High school student
    Lewis MizenHigh school student