Swindon AdvertiserLIVE NEWS: 29/04/14 (From Swindon Advertiser)

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LIVE NEWS: 29/04/14

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That's all from the LIVE NEWS feed today. If you're late joining us click here to see how the day unfolded. We'll be back tomorrow and any major breaking news during the evening will appear on our site as always.

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Delays of nearly half an hour on some trains between Swindon and Paddington due to signalling problems. Updates here.

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Full online story to follow.

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If you don't know what Sam's talking about read our full story on the courtroom battle for control at STFC here.

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Swindon Advertiser: Pretty maids all in a row – centre left is Miss Swindon, Catissa Creighton with Nicole Cole, winner of Miss Wiltshire and the two runners-up. Picture: CMG Photography

We catch up with the beauties that battled it out for the Miss Swindon and Miss Wiltshire crowns. Full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser: PC Lee Birch

Wiltshire Police PC Lee Birch, 30, has been found not guilty of assault and misconduct after tasering a naked man in a polcie cell in Melksham. More here.

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Swindon Advertiser: Nile Ranger celebrates his late winner

More on the breaking news that Nile Ranger has pleaded not guilty to one count of criminal damage. 

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A lane closure on the M4 eastbound between Swindon and Chippenham due to broken down vehicle. Updates and live traffic cam here.

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Swindon Advertiser: St George’s Day British Craft Market and George and the Dragon Fun

READERS' LETTERS today on stoking gang warfare in Swindon, pride in St George and council grumbles, amongst other diverse topics. Read them here.

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Full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser: Daniel Day Lewis is playing the former US president in a new film

Two giants of the acting world celebrate birthdays today. Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis, famed for his portrayals of Christy Brown, Daniel Plainview and Abraham Lincoln. And Anita Dobson, famed for her portrayals of Angie Watts and the Wicked Fairy in the Aylesbury Theatre production of Sleeping Beauty (2011).

Full list of April 29 milestones in ON THIS DAY

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Here's our front page - the two faces of sport: Nile Ranger and Darryl Ritchings.

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Swindon Town striker Nile Ranger will appear at Swindon Magistrates' Court this morning charged with one count of criminal damage. Our reporter @BerenCross will be going down so follow him for updates.

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Good morning and welcome to our live news service. We will bring you the latest breaking stories, information and updates throughout the day, in bite-sized snippets on this homepage panel with links to full stories elsewhere on the website.

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