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Reports: Guests evacuated from rollercoaster at Alton Towers

There are reports people have had to be evacuated from a rollercoaster at Alton Towers after a power outage caused the ride to stop midway.

Pictures on social media show people on the rollercoaster Th13teen, which appears to have broken down.

Odemwingie extends Stoke contract by another year

Peter Odemwingie flashed a big thumbs-up and an even bigger smile as he signed a one year extension to his Stoke City contract.

The Nigerian forward once famously turned up at QPR's Loftus Road ground on deadline day, only to be told by his club at the time, West Brom, that he wasn't going anywhere.

Stoke are also reportedly in talks with former Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri after agreeing a £12m fee with Inter Milan for his signature.


Woman dies in crash near Burton-on-Trent

The crash happened close to Draycott-in-the-Clay Credit: ITV News Central

A woman has died and two people are in hospital after a crash involving two cars and a lorry in Staffordshire last night.

Emergency crews were called to a junction on the A515 close to Draycott-in-the-Clay near Burton-on-Trent just before 10pm.

The driver of one of the cars was confirmed dead at the scene.

While a 40-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman in the other car were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the lorry was unharmed.

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