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ROADS: M6 NORTHBOUND - STAFFORDSHIRE

Two lanes are closed on the M6 Northbound Staffordshire Credit: PA

Two lanes are closed and there's very slow traffic due to a spillage of 100 litres of diesel from a lorry involved in an earlier accident.

It happened between Junction 12 A5 (Gailey) and Junction 13 A449 (Stafford South). The closures are also causing congestion to Junction 11a M6 Toll.

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Adam Peaty's 'overwhelming' send off for Rio 2016

Uttoxeter swimmer Adam Peaty had an 'overwhelming' send off last night, as he made his way to Rio for this year's Olympic games.

Peaty set the 100 metres breaststroke world record of 57.92 seconds in London in April 2015 in qualifying for the World Championships in Kazan, which he won.

He is the only man to have ever dipped beneath 58secs in the event.

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