ITV News Central has launched a new digital service which will air during the General Election campaign.

60 Sec Elec will round up the biggest Midlands political stories of the day in one minute, providing an evening briefing for people on the go.

It will publish every weekday evening up until the General Election on December 12th.

You can watch 60 Sec Elec on the ITV News Central website and our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter platforms.

Watch today's show below.

It's been a bad day for the Labour party. The man who won Dudley North four times for Labour, has now told people to vote Conservative. Ian Austin says the leader of the party Jeremy Corbyn is "not fit to lead".

Mr Austin talked about how he thinks Labour hasn't dealt with anti-semitism in the party, and said "it's the hardest decision I've ever had to make."

Meanwhile, just as Boris Johnson was launching the Conservative party campaign in Birmingham last night, Tom Watson, the former West Bromwich MP and Labour's Deputy Leader, announced he was quitting both roles.

He claims he's stepped down from both roles for "personal" reasons.

He previously lost eight stone to combat his Type-2 diabetes and is now going to train to be a gym instructor (among other activities)

In four seats in the Midlands, Remain parties will work together. That's Rushcliffe, Cannock, Cheltenham and Broxtowe. It means rival parties who all want to stay in the EU won't stand against each other,

And a new list of Brexit-themed words have been added to the Collins Dictionary today. They include Remoaner, cakeism and Brexiety.

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