West Midlands Police have just tweeted that a car fire which resulted in a man being seriously injured is being linked to the house fire in Birmingham, where two children died.
The A50 Westbound is closed with queueing traffic due to an oil spillage between Stanley Matthews Way and the A500 D Road.
There is also congestion up to the A5005 (Longton / Dresden).
The carriageway is closed between the bet365 Stadium and the A500.
Halloween Tudor Storyteller: Thurs 27th - Sat 29th October (Shakespeare’s New Place, Warwickshire)
The Halloween Tudor Storyteller event presents a mix of spooky and comedic tales from 400 years ago for all the family.
Visitors will get the chance to learn about how the Tudors dealt with suspected witches and find out about ancient Halloween customs. Evening performances starts at 6pm and are unsuitable for children.
For times, prices and more information: https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/visit/shakespeares-new-place/