Two people have died and a further seven people have been treated following a road collision on the A5, near to Weston Park, in Staffordshire on Monday afternoon.
The M1 Northbound is closed between junction 16 and 18, causing queueing traffic and long delays due to serious accident.
Cabin crew workers at Easyjet, which operates at Birmingham airport, could strike over summer.
Workers are to be balloted for a strike action in a row over pay next week.
The company says it's cabin crew 'receives the highest pay in the UK airline industry' with a total annual package of £25,000.
Unite union members will cast their vote on whether to go ahead with strike action next week. The union has said the company was seeking to impose a 2% pay rise for cabin crew and 2.5% for managers.
A new groundbreaking app developed by researchers at the University of Coventry to raise awareness of female genital mutilation will have its official launch at an event in London today.
The free app called Petals has an untraceable browsing feature that allows people to access information confidentially.
A new multi-million pound volunteer training centre in Rutland is to be officially unveiled by Sir David Attenborough today.
The centre at Rutland Water Nature Reserve cost £1.1 million and will train volunteers in conservation.
Volunteers already lend more than 35,000 hours of their time supporting the reserve.
A national minute's silence will be held at 11:30am to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings. The attacks killed 52 people and injured hundreds more.
Among those killed were Adrian Johnson from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Stan Brewster from Belper and James Adams from Peterborough.