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Trains not stopping at Euston station amid fire alert

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Due to a fire alert, Euston station has had to close @victorialine & @northernline trains are not serving the station

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Due to a fire alert, Euston station has had to close @victorialine & @northernline trains are not serving the station

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Owing to a problem currently under investigation all lines in & out of London Euston are blocked, delays of up to 20 mins are expected.

Read: Euston station evacuated after taxi catches fire

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Euston station evacuated after taxi catches fire

Rail passengers have been evacuated from Euston station after a taxi caught fire on the rank outside.

Commuters tweeted images of the disruption as they were led out of the building.

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Four Met dog section vans outside London Euston station. Not sure if related to evacuation of station moments ago. http://t.co/NKF5xbIG0o

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North Korean gripe over hair advert reaches Whitehall

Complaints from the North Korean embassy against a hair salon's poster poking fun at their leader's unusual hairstyle has reached the corridors of power in Whitehall.

The Foreign Office confirmed it received a letter of complaint from the North Korean embassy this week
The Foreign Office confirmed it received a letter of complaint from the North Korean embassy this week Credit: ITV News

The Foreign Office has confirmed it received a letter this week complaining about the picture of Kim Jong-Un which was displayed in M&M hair Academy's window in South Ealing.

The advert said: "Bad Hair Day? 15% off all gent cuts through the month of April."

Staff at the west London salon were confronted by two men claiming to be North Korean officials over the marketing stunt earlier this month.

Read: Salon manager forced to destroy Kim Jong-un poster after 'scary' confrontation

UK's youngest parents 'need to receive an education'

A children's charity has stressed the importance that "Britain's youngest parents" receive a good education to ensure a healthy future for their child.

The 12-year-old girl from north London gave birth to her 13-year-old boyfriend's baby last weekend making them Britain's youngest parents.

Claude Knights, chief executive of Kidscape, told ITV London that effective support structures were now vital to the pair's well being and the future of the child.

"Although they are parents, they are still children that need parenting themselves. Despite them saying how happy they are, their resilience will be quite low and they will be fragile so they will need support," she said.

"Childcare is crucial so they can be reintegrated back into school to give them and their child the best possible chance of a future."

Ms Knights added that the respective schools may have to monitor their welfare in relation to any issues of bullying that may arise.

Read: Father of 12-year-old mother 'broke down in tears'

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Kent Police make urgent appeal following M26 crash

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APPEAL: Anyone who saw today's #M26 collision, or who saw events leading up to it collision, please call appeal line urgently, 01622 798538

The appeal comes after seven people have been taken to hospital after several vehicles collided on the M26 motorway this morning.

Seven people taken to hospital after vehicle pile-up

The incident caused huge queues on the motorway.

Seven people have been taken to hospital after a vehicle pile-up on the M26.

Two lorries, two cars and a box van were reportedly involved in the collision on the London-bound carriageway just after 9.30am.

Police have warned motorists that the road will remain shut into this evening's rush hour while the clean-up operation continues.

Those injured were taken to hospitals by South East Coast Ambulance Service although their conditions are still unknown.

Read: Scene of multiple vehicle pile-up on M26

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