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Drivers being warned of an abnormal load on the roads around Stafford this morning.

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Delays on the A460 Cannock Road between the M54 & the M6 after the earlier overturned vehicle

The number of young people out of work in the Black Country is the highest in the country – but today the Express & Star launches a huge campaign to tackle the crisis.

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A trailer and a 4x4 have tipped over on the M54.

Delays now on the M5 near Halesowen.

Delays after a crash on the M54.

Delays now on the M6 northbound around Birmingham.

Delays this morning on the M6 southbound between junctions 9 and 8 after an accident.

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Wolves make Emmanuel Mayuka a target

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Wolves are eyeing a move for Southampton striker Emmanuel Mayuka - as boss Kenny Jackett showered praise on his side for their performance at Charlton.

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Increasingly the decision on which car to buy is driven by cost: not just the initial outlay but how much you spend on fuel and taxes of one sort and another.

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JD Sports surges to record profit

Footwear sales have driven the strong profits performance at JD Sports Fashion

JD Sports Fashion said profits doubled as demand for branded athletic footwear powered an "exceptional" performance in its sports shops.

Walsall 'buzzing' as complex takes shape

'Vibrant, buzzing and exciting' is how Walsall's regeneration chief has described the town and borough, following the announcement of another big name to sign up to the area.

180,000 'lied over motor insurance'

Some 180,675 attempts to make fraudulent applications for motor insurance were detected last year, Association of British Insurers data shows

Nearly 3,500 cases of motorists lying on their applications for insurance or deliberately leaving relevant information off them are being uncovered by insurers each week, new figures reveal.

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