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UK power cut: Ofgem demands answers over blackout chaos

The UK's energy watchdog has asked the National Grid for answers after a major power cut affected nearly one million people across England and Wales.Train passengers were stranded, traffic lights failed to work and thousands of homes were plunged into darkness during the blackout on Friday.Some train services continue to be disrupted on Saturday morning.National Grid said it was caused by issues with two power generators and the problem had been quickly resolved.Regulator Ofgem said it has asked for an "urgent detailed report" to find out what went wrong. It will then decide what further steps need to be taken, adding: "This could include enforcement action."Major power failure affects homes and transport Hospital loses power acros ...