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  1. Mother hoping for stem cell news soon for leukaemia boy

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    The mother of a boy with leukaemia has said she's hoping to have confirmation this week that a stem cell transplant donor's been found.

    Oscar Saxelby-Lee

    Five-year-old Oscar Saxelby-Lee, from Worcester, needs to be in remission for the transplant to take place.

    He is now free of leukaemia blast cells and his mother Olivia said the procedure could happen as soon as next month if a suitable donor was found.

    Events have been run across the country to encourage thousands of people to join the stem cell register in a bid to find him a possible donor.

    Quote Message: I'm hoping for some news, I really am because I know it's a lot to ask but, at the same time, Oscar's our world and we just need to get him into transplant and home where he belongs." from Olivia Saxelby Mother
    Olivia SaxelbyMother
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    Severe accident: A4189 Worcestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A4189 Worcestershire both ways severe accident, from B4497 Icknield Street Drive to Claybrook Drive.

    A4189 Worcestershire - A4189 Warwick Highway in Ipsley blocked and queuing traffic in both directions from the B4497 Icknield Street Drive junction to the Claybrook Drive junction, because of a serious accident.

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

  3. Video content

    Video caption: Disabled woman dies after teeth removal.

    An Evesham mother would not have given consent to have all her daughter's teeth removed.

  4. Severn Valley Railway secures funds for eroded viaduct

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    A heritage railway says a lottery grant will help secure the long-term future of an historic viaduct in Worcestershire.

    Falling Sands viaduct

    The National Lottery Heritage Fund's given the Severn Valley Railway £853,800 which will be used to restore Falling Sands Viaduct, near Kidderminster station.

    The group says it'll be added to £397,000 which it's raised and will also be used for talks and exhibitions about the railway's early history.

    The viaduct was built in 1877 and is made up of seven arches crossing 64ft (20m) above the River Stour.

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Gloucestershire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire westbound severe accident, from J2 for A417 to J3 for B4221.

    M50 Gloucestershire - One lane closed on M50 westbound from J2, A417 (Ledbury) to J3, B4221 (Newent), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 blocked and queuing traffic northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) in Wychbold to J4a M42 in Worcestershire, 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 southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to 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

  8. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    It will be a dry day with sunny spells and highs of 12C (54F).

    Video content

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

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J2 for A441 Hopwood Park Services.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J2, A441 (Hopwood Park Services), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J7 for A44 Worcester.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J7, A44 (Worcester), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of vehicle tyre change. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. 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

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    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J6, A4538 (Worcester) to 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