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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More suspicious items at Newcastle University

More suspicious items discovered at Newcastle University Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police have cordoned off parts of Newcastle University again this morning after more suspicious items were found on site.

Officers are continuing to question two 18-year-olds in connection with suspicious items found at the University on Tuesday.

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