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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J3 for A435 Portway and J3A for M40 affecting J1 for A38.

    M42 Worcestershire - One lane closed, queuing traffic and severe delays on M42 northbound between J3, A435 (Portway) and J3a M40, because of an earlier vehicle fire. Travel time is 1 hour and 25 minutes. Congestion to J1, A38 (Bromsgrove).

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

  2. Wet forecast for Wednesday

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    After plenty of sunshine yesterday, today's seeing a change with a potentially quite wet forecast for parts of the region:

    Video content

    Video caption: Charlie Slater

    If you want to get a latest weather forecast for your part of the West Midlands at any other time, head to the BBC Weather website.

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J9 for M6 Toll and J10 for A5.

    M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M42 northbound between J9, M6 Toll (Curdworth) and J10, A5 (Tamworth), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, at J9 for M6 Toll.

    M42 Warwickshire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J9, M6 Toll (Curdworth), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between Corley Services and J3 for A444.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound between Corley Services and J3, A444 (Nuneaton), because of an accident. Travel time is around 15 minutes.

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

  6. 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 closed and slow traffic on M42 southbound between J4, A34 (Shirley) and J3a M40, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  7. Promoted Coventry City get open top bus parade

    Coventry City's promotion winning squad will be rewarded with an open top bus parade through the city from 5pm tomorrow.

    Parade

    The Lord Mayor of Coventry will also host a civic reception for the players.

    The Sky Blues beat Exeter City 3-1 in the League Two play-off final at Wembley yesterday.

  8. Video content

    Video caption: Coventry's past rebuilt using computer graphics

    Peter James Knight set out to learn about his new home and recreated how the city used to look.

  9. Blood Bike plea for 'more road awareness'

    Joan Cummins

    Midlands Today reporter

    A volunteer for the Blood Bike service has urged motorists to think about cyclist's safety after his bike was written off as he returned from an "urgent delivery".

    He suffered minor injuries but says the damage has put their service at risk.

    Blood bike

    The blood bikers of Warwickshire and Solihull have carried out almost 6,000 jobs since they were set up in 2012 - the charity is supported by 80 volunteers who run the bikes and fundraising.

    Tony Saunders is proud of the work he does as a blood biker helping the NHS but last week as he returned from a delivery he was hit by a motorist who was turning in traffic.

    With a fleet of four bikes - the charity is now down to three.

    Tony Saunders
  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed, queuing traffic and long delays on M6 southbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and J2, M69 (Coventry), because of an accident. In the roadworks area. Travel time is around 30 minutes. Congestion to Corley Services.

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

  11. Concern for man as river hunt continues

    The river Avon is being searched following reports a man entered the water.

    Missing man

    Warwickshire Police issued an image of the man thought to have gone into the water on Friday and now believe it to be Cameron Whelan, 26, from Moseley, Birmingham.

    Officers remain at Waterside, Stratford, with searches running throughout the day.

    Police are urging Cameron or anyone who knows of his whereabouts to contact them.

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A4053 West Midlands westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A4053 West Midlands westbound severe disruption, between J4 A4114 London Road and St John's Street affecting J1 B4113 Foleshill Road.

    A4053 West Midlands - A4053 Ring Road in Coventry closed and queuing traffic westbound between J4 A4114 London Road and the St John's Street junction, because of a police incident. Congestion to J1 B4113 Foleshill Road.

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, at Corley Services.

    M6 Warwickshire - M6 lane blocked on slip road into the services southbound at Corley Services, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  14. Biggest weekend highlights

    Stephanie Barnard

    BBC News

    Did you catch the Biggest Weekend? Musicians took to several stages in Coventry, Swansea, Perth and Belfast.

    If you missed it, fear not - there are plenty of the acts online, including Sam Smith, Manic Street Preachers and Emeli Sande. Catch up on everything here.

    In Coventry, Liam Gallagher headlined Sunday night - the two-day festival featured other top acts including the Stereophonics, Nigel Kennedy and UB40.

    Liam Gallagher - Biggest Weekend
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  15. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Warwickshire northbound severe accident, between J3 for A444 and M6 J3A.

    M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between J3, A444 (Nuneaton) and M6 J3a, M6 Toll road, because of an accident. In the roadworks area.

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

  16. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J3 for A435 Portway.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic northbound at J3, A435 (Portway), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  17. City's history turned into computer reality

    A man is bringing a city's history back to life.

    Peter James Knight is using computer animation to recreate old buildings and streets in Coventry.

    Coventry current and old compared

    Peter's planning to release an interactive version of Coventry Rebuilt later this year and says he hopes his films will lead to more of its history being uncovered.

    Quote Message: The memory of how things used to be is quickly disappearing, with all the post war re-development of the city and the re-developments which are still going on now - the context of where these were and what importance they had has now been lost from Peter James Knight Coventry Rebuilt
    Peter James KnightCoventry Rebuilt
    Coventry current and old compared
  18. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A46 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between M6 J2 and A428 Rugby Road.

    A46 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass southbound between Coventry and the A428 Rugby Road junction, because of a broken down vehicle.

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