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Summary

  1. Dudley man charged with attempted murder in Worcester
  2. Daughter of Manchester bomb victim thanks "guardian angels"
  3. Royal Three Counties Show begins
  4. Girl airlifted to hospital after beauty spot accident
  5. Glad rags of the stars go on show at museum
  6. Updates on Friday 16 June

Live Reporting

By Jerry Chester

All times stated are UK

  1. Video content

    Video caption: Severn Valley Railway: Remembering the 2007 flood disaster

    Severn Valley Railway suffered a devastating flood 10 years ago today.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound at J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A46 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between B439 Salford Road and A44 The Squires.

    A46 Warwickshire - A46 in Salford Priors closed and slow traffic southbound between the B439 Salford Road junction and the A44 The Squires junction, because of an accident.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A4440 Worcestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A4440 Worcestershire both ways severe disruption, between Norton Road and A44.

    A4440 Worcestershire - A4440 Broomhall Way in Whittington closed and slow traffic in both directions between the Norton Road junction and the A44 junction, because of a vehicle fire.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A449 and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J6, A449 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Herefordshire and Worcestershire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 on Monday with more live news, sport, travel and weather.

    Enjoy the sunshine at the weekend.

    Cornfield in the sun
  7. Charity performance for terror attack victims

    The Kidderminster male voice choir are to perform a tribute for the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and London.

    The choir will be performing at Bodenham Arboretum tomorrow evening with donations being made to a bereavement charity.

    Bodenham Arboretum
  8. Slideshow: Daisies and dappled sunlight

    BBC Weather Watchers

    As the weather continues to improve, BBC Weather Watchers have been out and about with their cameras.

    Thanks to Postman Les, Pottering Around, Jan from Langrove and Mollie's Meadow for this selection.

    Video content

    Video caption: Daisies and dappled sunlight
  9. Weather: Scorchio

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    We're forecast a hot weekend and a muggy night tonight.

    Temperatures could reach as high as 27C (81F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Rebecca Wood has your forecast
  10. Teenager chosen for World Transplant Games team

    A teenager from Herefordshire will be representing Britain at the World Transplant games later this month.

    Kiera Jackson, who's 14 and from Leominster, had a life-saving liver transplant in 2010 at Birmingham Children's hospital.

    Kiera Jackson

    She'll be the youngest member of the GB badminton team.

  11. Dudley man charged with attempted murder in Worcester

    A man from Dudley has been charged with attempted murder following an incident on George Street, Worcester on Sunday night.

    West Mercia Police

    Ethan Bell-Milne, 19, from Himley Street in Dudley was charged with attempted murder, wounding with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.

    He has been detained and will appear at Worcester Magistrates' Court later today.

    A 33-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man, both from Worcester, who were arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting attempted murder have been released without charge.

  12. Royal Three Counties Show: History

    The show goes back 220 years to the formation of the Agricultural Society.

    Royal Three Counties Show data
  13. Slideshow: Towers, trees and sunlit skies

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Here is a selection of the great shots we've been sent by BBC Weather Watchers from across Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

    Thanks to Johnqa, Postman Les and Jpk01 for taking these.

    Video content

    Video caption: Towers, trees and sunlit skies
  14. Man who stabbed dog to death banned from keeping animals

    A man who killed his dog and left his body to rot in his flat for several days has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison, suspended for two years, and given 250 hours of community service.

    Wayne Bishop, 30, of Weston-Super-Mare admitted killing his dog, General, in a moment of cruelty at his flat in Droitwich when he appeared before magistrates in Worcester.

    He was banned from keeping animals for life.

    The knife recovered from the flat

    General was discovered by police officers with a stab wound to his chest after neighbours raised concern of the stench coming from the property.

    Bishop initially claimed he stabbed his dog after he attacked him but later admitted this was not true and that he had stabbed General in anger.

    Quote Message: General’s death was an absolutely horrific case of animal cruelty at its worst. There is simply no excuse for such extreme cruelty." from Rachel Hayward RSPCA inspector
    Rachel HaywardRSPCA inspector
  15. Blind father to perform wingwalk in memory of son

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    The dad of a teenager from Worcester who committed suicide in January will be taking to the skies in his son's memory this Father's Day.

    Mark Abel will remember his son Sam and raise money for Worcester charity Sight Concern by performomg a wingwalk on Sunday.

    Mr Abel went blind six years ago after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and has competed for Team GB in the Invictus Games.