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World War shell causes delays for Eurostar passengers

Two Eurostar trains were delayed because of a World War shell. Credit: Anthony Devlin / PA Wire

Passengers on two Eurostar trains bound for London were delayed and a station evacuated after a "World War souvenir" was discovered.

Police were called to Paris Gare du Nord station after the find, which was reported to be a shell, was made on Sunday morning.

The check-in area at the transport hub was evacuated as a precaution, a spokeswoman for Eurostar said.

The Paris to London service at 08.13am was delayed by 20 minutes, while the 09.13 was held back for half an hour.

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Delays on Eurostar services after fatality in Paris area

Eurostar services between London and Paris are subjected to delays after a person was hit by a train.

In a tweet, Eurostar said the incident, which did not involve one of its services, happened near the French capital.

Eurostar workers to suspend strike to resume talks

Eurostar workers will suspend their strike from midnight tonight while further talks are held, the RMT union has said.

The row between the rail operator and the RMT focuses on work-life balance Credit: PA

Workers began the first of four planned strikes earlier on Friday amid an ongoing row between the rail operator and the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union over shift patterns and well-being issues.

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Anger as hundreds of passengers affected by Eurostar delays

Angry Eurostar passengers have vented their frustrations on Twitter after an incident at Dagenham Docks station left hundreds of travellers stuck on trains that were not moving for more than two hours.

ITV News has learnt the delays were caused by a person on a bridge who was threatening to jump.

Eurostar confirmed trains had slowly started moving again shortly after 11pm.

Eurostar services suspended because of trespasser

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Eurostar trains have been suspended because of a trespasser on the UK part of the railway, the operator has said.

The incident near Dagenham Docks station is causing delays to services in and out of London St Pancras International. It is not known when services will resume.

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