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Now on BBC1, it's time
for the news where you are.Have
Good evening, I'm Asad Ahmad.
Tonight, train passengers have
risked their lives after taking
matters into their own hands
when they became stranded
on a train in Lewisham.
Passengers on the Southeastern
service fed-up with being stuck
on the train started to jump off
and onto live tracks.
Police were called and the power
was urgently turned off.
Here's Ayshea Buksh.
A packed Southeast train out
of London is stranded.
Passengers wait for three hours
just outside Lewisham
station but, for some,
it's too much.
They manage to open a door and walk
out onto the tracks.
The power lines are turned
off and, as a result,
more trains are held up.
# Happy birthday to you!
Spirits inside this train
to Orpington are kept up
by chocolate and singing.
So we got on the train at about
6:30pm from London, Charing Cross.
Going ahead as normal and I think
we're just outside New Cross now.
We've been here for about
two and half hours.
Elsewhere on the train network,
passengers struggled to leave
the centre of London.
Southwest Trains said they'd
stopped running trains
out of Waterloo by 8pm.
Well, it's nearly half-past eight
at Waterloo station.
The station is now officially closed
but there are still quite a lot
of passengers on the concourse
wanting to travel and there are
still a few trains about to depart.
I also find Abdul, who's
on his own and can't get home.
Did you know about
the trains stopping?
I don't suppose you're
on social media?
Yeah, I checked it.
Abdul finally got his train back...
Thank you very much.
Others may not be so lucky
and are forced to stay
in London overnight.
Big problems at Waterloo station.
The train operators said they would
not be running trains beyond a
certain time. The message did not
get through to everyone. I spoke to
people who had come back from
holiday or had to take people to
hospital. They may have been on
business trips are struggling to get
back. As for that gentleman, he did
get help. There were station staff
out in force on platforms.
regards to Lewisham and people
jumping off the trains, that was
really dangerous, wasn't it?
were walking on live tracks, the
operator points out. If you follow
the south-east train Twitter feed,
there was a list of warning. Stay
inside the train to do not leave and
do not move. Power has been
restored. All the trapped trains
have been moved on through to
Lewisham, Orpington Way. If people
are on trains they will be moving
and they should be getting home.
Some people may not have made the
last train home. Very limited trains
out to Kent and Sussex this evening.
Tomorrow, there are planned
engineering works across the
network. South Eastern trains told
me if there is bad weather against
some of the rail replacement buses
will not be working tomorrow.
advice is to check before people
Black and ethnic minority staff
working for London's authorities
are paid on average 17% less
than their white counterparts.
The Mayor of London published
the first ever ethnicity pay audit
of the Greater London Authority,
which includes the police
and Fire Service.
Sadiq Khan said he was determined
to confront the inequality.
An unqualified religious teacher
who attempted to groom children
in East London faces jail tonight
after being convicted
of preparing acts of terror.
Umar Haque had boys aged as young
as 11 act out roles involving
weapons and a car bomb,
while he planned attacks on dozens
of targets across London.
Here's Karl Mercer.
Now facing jail for plotting terror
attacks, Umar Haque is accused
of radicalising more than 100
youngsters in East London.
They were to be his so-called "army
of children", trained
and prepared to kill.
Inspired by the attack
on Westminster Bridge,
Haque is said to have plotted
attacks of his own on high-profile
London targets including Big Ben,
Westfield shopping centre,
Transport for London
and the Houses of Parliament.
When he was arrested,
police found this knife
in his Ford Focus car.
He was in the very early stages
of research, so he had researched
various iconic sites across London,
he had researched terrorist
propaganda and attacks that had
taken place elsewhere in the world.
Although not a trained teacher,
the court heard Haque had taken
classes at a private Islamic school
in Waltham Forest and at a mosque
in Barking, where he showed
terrorist material to young boys
in this marquee.
He would teach young boys in secret.
He had them physically training,
but also role-playing
for a terror attack or how
to kill police officers.
He warned them that if they revealed
what he'd told them,
they would die or go to hell.
We believe that he radicalised
about 110 children, 35
of which are now receiving
long-term safeguarding support.
Today the Charity
it was investigating the mosque.
It also opened an investigation
into a school where Haque taught,
where it was alleged he tried
to radicalise boys.
For a year from September 2015,
Umar Haque worked here
at the Lantern of Knowledge School
in Waltham Forest.
He was employed as an administrator
but actually ended up teaching
so-called Islamic studies.
In fact, during those
lessons to young boys
aged between 11 and 16,
he was showing them videos.
The jury were unable to reach
a verdict on this charge,
but did find Haque guilty
of a number of other
The Lantern of Knowledge Trust said
today it treated the safety
and welfare of its pupils
with the utmost importance.
Also found guilty of preparing
acts of terrorism was
19-year-old Abuthaler Mamun.
Abid, from East Ham.
The alleged armourer, Nadeem Patel,
pleaded guilty to possessing
a handgun but was cleared
of plotting a terror attack.
Haque will be sentenced
at the end of the month.
That's it from me.
I'll be back tomorrow
at 6.20am on BBC One,
but now the weather with Darren.
We have seen the back of the snow
but it is treacherous across many
parts of the region. As we head into
to it should not be as cold. It is
getting milder but we may get rain
later in the day. Not much falling
out of the sky. There will be a few
breaks in the cloud and the wind is
falling lighter. Attention turns to
icy conditions rather than the snow.
Temperatures down to -2 or minus
three. Still a cold start to the
weekend. It would be dry and
brighter and we may see sunshine
coming through after early mist and
fog. More of a southerly breeze,
lifting temperatures to around five,
6 degrees or so. Rain arriving later
in the evening. A wet start to
Sunday. The outlook shows
temperatures on the rise,