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M1 reopens in both directions after 14 hours

Thousands of motorists heading from the East Midlands towards London were stranded on the M1 motorway today after it was closed because of a suspicious package.

The road was shut in both directions between Northampton and Milton Keynes but has since reopened, Robert Townsend reports.

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M1 re-opens following clear-up operation

All lanes of the M1 Southbound have now re-opened following an earlier closure to remove hanging debris from an overhead gantry. Delays are thought to be clearing.

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