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Severe disruption: M62 Merseyside westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Merseyside westbound severe disruption, at J7 for A57 Warrington Road.

M62 Merseyside - M62 exit slip road partially blocked and it's heavy westbound at J7, A57 (Rainhill Stoops), because of a break down.

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

Trying to escape from police, Stephen Beaumont also tries to perform a U-turn into traffic
Trying to escape from police, Stephen Beaumont also tries to perform a U-turn into traffic

Severe disruption: M62 Cheshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Cheshire westbound severe disruption, between J8 for A5281 Burtonwood Road Warrington West and J7 for A57 Warrington Road.

M62 Cheshire - One lane closed on M62 westbound between J8, A5281 (Warrington West) and J7, A57 (Rainhill Stoops), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M53 Merseyside both ways

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M53 Merseyside both ways severe accident, between J2A for A551 Moreton Road and J2 for .

M53 Merseyside - One lane blocked and queues on M53 Moreton Spur between J2a, A551 (Upton) and J2, Moreton Spur, because of an accident.

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

Jason Cummings celebrates scoring for Shrewsbury against Liverpool

Neil Johnston

BBC Sport

Substitute Jason Cummings scores twice against Premier League leaders Liverpool as League One Shrewsbury Town earn an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Anfield.

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Severe disruption: Merseyside westbound

BBC News Travel

Merseyside westbound severe disruption, from Liverpool to Wallasey.

Merseyside - It's slow on Kingsway Wallasey Tunnel out of town from the Liverpool junction to the Wallasey junction, because of a break down.

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

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

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M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, from J27 for A5209 Crow Orchard Road to J26 for M58.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed and queues on M6 southbound in Greater Manchester from J27, A5209 (Standish) to J26, M58 (Orrell Interchange), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M57 Merseyside southbound

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M57 Merseyside southbound severe disruption, at J1 for M62.

M57 Merseyside - M57 lane closed on exit slip road to the M62 Eastbound southbound at J1, M62 (Tarbock Island), because of a lorry having a tyre changed.

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

Severe accident: A5058 Merseyside both ways

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A5058 Merseyside both ways severe accident, at Thingwall Road.

A5058 Merseyside - A5058 Queens Drive in Broadgreen blocked and it's slow in both directions at the Thingwall Road junction, because of an accident involving three vehciles.

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

What sort of person uses cheese as a bookmark!

Cheese slice
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL LIBRARY

Finally, a cheese slice bookmark has given librarians and thousands of social media users a Gouda laugh.

A tweet about the slice, found at University of Liverpool Library, has been shared more than 20,000 times.

Associate director Alex Widdeson said the "disconcertingly warm and liquid" slice was discovered "somewhere between American history and geography".

She said while library users were Brie to eat cold food, "we prefer them not use snacks as bookmarks".

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500 jobs to go at Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar plant
PA Media

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that it plans to cut 10% or about 500 jobs at its Halewood plant on Merseyside.

The company aims to make the cuts by offering voluntary redundancy.

JLR is moving from three shifts down to two.

The Halewood plant makes the Range Rover Evoque model.

Earlier this month it revealed sales of its vehicles fell for a second year running.

In 2019 it sold 557,706 vehicles, 5.9% fewer than the year before.

Severe disruption: M58 Greater Manchester both ways

BBC News Travel

M58 Greater Manchester both ways severe disruption, at M6 J26.

M58 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M58 at M6 J26, Orrell Interchange, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: A5027 Merseyside both ways

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A5027 Merseyside both ways severe accident, from B5139 Old Greasby Road to A551 Arrowe Park Road.

A5027 Merseyside - A5027 Upton By Pass in Upton closed and queues in both directions from the B5139 Old Greasby Road junction to Sainsburys Roundabout, because of an accident.

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

Severe congestion: M6 Greater Manchester southbound

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M6 Greater Manchester southbound severe congestion, between J26 for M58 and J21A for M62.

M6 Greater Manchester - Long delays on M6 southbound between J26, M58 (Orrell Interchange) and J21a, M62 (Croft Interchange). Travel time is around 45 minutes.

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

Severe disruption: A5300 Merseyside southbound

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A5300 Merseyside southbound severe disruption, from M62 J6 to A562 Speke Road.

A5300 Merseyside - A5300 Knowsley Expressway partially blocked southbound from Tarbock Island to the A562 Speke Road junction, because of a car on fire. Traffic is coping well.

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