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  1. Woman with dementia completes London Marathon

    A woman who has vascular dementia, is recovering after running for more than seven hours to complete the London Marathon.

    Sue Strachan

    Sue Strachan, 62, took up running after finding out she had the disease and trained on the roads around her home in Staunton-on-Wye, Herefordshire.

    Her official time for the hottest ever London Marathon was seven hours and 12 minutes - she managed to raise more than £12,000 for Alzheimer's Research UK.

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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J4 for A38 Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic southbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a broken down car.

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

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

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    A fresh, bright and breezy morning with some spells of sunshine.

    Through the afternoon, cloud will build from the west with highs of 13C (55F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
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    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J4A for M42 and J4 for A38 Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M5 northbound between J4a M42 and J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Hereford FC legend retires to focus on firefighter career

    Trevor Owens

    Sports Editor, BBC Hereford & Worcester

    Hereford FC legend Rob Purdie has announced he's retiring and is likely to make his final appearance at Edgar Street tomorrow.

    The 35-year-old, who scored the penalty that clinched their championship title on Tuesday, says he needs to focus fully on his new career as a firefighter.

    Rob Purdie
  7. Bail for four arrested after pub trouble

    Vicky Breakwell

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    Four men have been released on bail following their arrest after trouble broke out near a pub.

    Horse and Jockey pub, Ross on Wye

    Police were called to the Horse and Jockey, New Street, Ross on Wye, on Wednesday evening following reports of disorder outside.

    One man needed treatment in hospital.

    Officers arrested the four, aged 19 to 25 and all from Herefordshire, on suspicion of affray.

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

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    After a fine evening, it will stay dry tonight with often clear skies and only the odd cloud with lows of 6C (43F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area.

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

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    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, between Frankley Services and J4 for A38 Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - Stationary traffic on M5 southbound between Frankley Services and J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a multi-vehicle accident and all traffic being temporarily held.

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

  11. Your photos: Sun bursts out across the region

    BBC Weather Watchers

    The sun's returned back this afternoon after the grey start and our BBC Weather Watchers have been snapping away.

    These three are from users Punxsutawney Phil in Redditch, TAY in Newport and SteveC in Kenilworth:

    Redditch
    Newport
    Kenilworth
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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area. Traffic is coping well.

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