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  1. Overturned vehicle causing severe M6 delays

    BBC News Travel

    An overturned vehicle on the M6 northbound in Staffordshire is causing delays of over an hour, said Highways England.

    The main carriageway is closed at junction 14 with a diversion in operation via the exit and entry slip roads.

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    Severe accident: A53 Staffordshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A53 Staffordshire westbound severe accident, from Etruria Road to A500 Queensway.

    A53 Staffordshire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on A53 Etruria Road westbound in Etruria from Festival Park Roundabout to Basford Roundabout, because of an accident involving a lorry and van. Congestion to A500 D road Southbound at the Tunstall junction.

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

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    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, at J14 for A5013.

    M6 Staffordshire - M6 blocked, queuing traffic and delays northbound at J14, A5013 (Stafford North), because of an accident. Congestion to J13 (Stafford South). Travel time is 25 minutes. Diversion in operation - via the exit and entry slip roads at J14.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J10A for M54 to J10 for A454 Wolverhampton.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M6 southbound from J10a M54 to J10, A454 (Wolverhampton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  5. Man due in court charged with murder of midwife

    A man is due in court charged with the murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood.

    The body of the 28-year-old was discovered when police searched rural ground near Caverswall, Staffordshire, on Saturday, eight days after she was last seen.

    Samantha Eastwood

    Michael Stirling, from Stoke, is due to appear at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court later.

    Several newspapers are reporting the 32-year-old, of Cromer Road, is the brother-in-law of Eastwood's ex-fiancé John Peake.

    Two men, aged 60 and 28, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released on conditional bail.

  6. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Today looks set to be dry with a good deal of sunshine and highs of 29C (84F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, at Hilton Park Services.

    M6 Staffordshire - M6 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic southbound at Hilton Park Services, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 to J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, at J10 for A5 Watling Street.

    M42 Warwickshire - M42 lane closed on entry slip road southbound at J10, A5 (Tamworth), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J12 for A5 to J11A for M6 Toll.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J12, A5 (Gailey) to J11a M6 Toll, 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: A500 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A500 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, from M6 J16 Stoke-On-Trent to M6 J15.

    A500 Cheshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on A500 southbound from Stoke-On-Trent to Stoke-On-Trent, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 to J14 for A5013.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J14, A5013 (Stafford North), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. Video content

    Video caption: A nine-year-old boy has won a sheep dog trial in Macclesfield

    Nine-year-old Charlie was the youngest competitor at the Macclesfield Sheep Dog Trials.

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    Severe disruption: A500 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A500 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, from A53 Etruria Road to B5045 Shelton New Road.

    A500 Staffordshire - A500 Queensway in Basford closed and slow traffic in both directions from Basford Roundabout to the B5045 Shelton New Road junction, because of a police incident.

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