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Passengers stranded on trains in west London after fault with overhead cables

The Evening Standard has been told that the west-bound GWR train, which was travelling from Paddington to Cardiff via Bristol Temple Meads, “went into something”, with the impact bringing down the overhead power cables. The GWR train was eventually able to reverse — using its diesel engines — back into Paddington at 11pm, with passengers being taken to Reading via Waterloo or being found hotels.

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Ellie Taylor pulls out of Royal Variety Performance after baby comes early

One, going by the name Fiveminutemum, wrote: “CONGRATULATIONS!!! Oh wow, kids love to just spoil our fun right from the off don’t they?!! 😂 ❤️ but no doubt your chance to glitter on that stage will come again. In the meantime, sending lots of love to you all and a big well done to you for creating another little ratbag xxx”