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Delayed passengers urged to claim compensation

Train passengers who were affected by the closure of London Kings Cross on saturday are still able to use their tickets to travel today.

Thousands of passengers were faced with delays and cancellations after engineering work over ran. Many were advised to delay their journey till another day.

Sara Nelson from Passenger Focus is urging those affected to claim any compensation they are due.


Two arrested after shots fired in Newcastle

Two men have been arrested after a window was shot at in Newcastle.

It happened at just after 9.35pm, on Saturday, December 27, at an address on Sunniside Gardens, Benwell. No one was injured.

A silver car was seen leaving the address.

Two men, aged 24 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence. Both are in police custody.

"I'd like to reassure residents that this is an isolated incident, not connected with any other matters.

"We do have officers on patrol in the area to offer further reassurance and I'd urge anyone with concerns to speak to them.

"Anyone with information should also come forward as they may be able to assist as our investigation continues.

"Anything the public tell us will be treated in the strictest of confidence."

– Detective Inspector Dave English, Northumbria Police


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