Student sentenced to two years in prison for bomb scare at Newcastle University

An 18-year-old Russian student has pleaded guilty to the manufacturing of an explosive substance after chemicals were discovered at a Newcastle University student accommodation campus in June 2014.

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Pictures: bomb disposal team at Newcastle Uni building

Bomb disposal teams have been brought into a Newcastle University building to investigate "potentially suspicious" items. An 18-year-old man has been arrested.

Bomb disposal teams have been called into Newcastle University
Police closed one of the main roads through Newcastle to investigate potential "suspicious items"

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