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The A38 St Chads Queensway tunnel in Birmingham is closed on the northbound side due to a broken down vehicle and recovery work.

The vehicle is at A38 Great Charles Street Queensway / A38 St Chads Queensway / B4100 Old Snow Hill / Snow Hill Queensway heading away from the Mailbox towards the Aston Expressway (A38M).

Congestion is back to the A38 Suffolk Street Queensway and B4127 Holloway Head / Smallbrook Queensway (Holloway Circus).

Children to be given lessons in how to brush their teeth

New guidelines have been released to ensure schools show children how to brush their teeth.

Charity NICE proposes new guidelines to ensure schools show children how to brush their teeth Credit: ITV News Central

Advisory body NICE said schools and nurseries need to help tackle the trend of tooth decay in children by introducing supervised brushing and fluoride varnishing programmes.

It comes after Leicester was revealed as the worst place in the country for children having tooth decay. Public Health England said last month that more than a third of three year old's in the city had bad teeth.

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Man dies after crashing with police car

A man has died in a crash with a police car in Dudley.

The accident happened at the junction of Central Drive, Bridge Street and Martin Close in Coseley, at around 11am yesterday.

The man, believed to be a van driver, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened at at the junction of Central Drive, Bridge Street and Martin Close in Coseley Credit: ITV News Central

West Midlands Police said the officer had been driving a marked car and had been carrying out routine enquiries. He was not responding to an emergency at the time.

Central Drive was closed between Eachus Road and Sangwin Road for around five hours while emergency services attended the scene.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward.

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