- Tyne Tees
An 18-year-old Russian student has appeared in court in London following an incident involving explosives at Newcastle University.
Vladimir Aust has been charged with making explosive substances.
He is also accused of carrying two knives when he was arrested near the Russian embassy in London.
Parts of the University were evacuated on two separate occasions last week.
Mr Aust was remanded in custody and will appear at Newcastle Crown Court on June 23rd.
A second teenager, also Russian, is on police bail pending further inquires.
An 18-year-old Russian student has been charged with making an explosive substance after a bomb scare at Newcastle University.
Officers gave this update, which we are publishing in full, into an investigation at Newcastle University.
An 18-year-old man is still being questioned by police following yesterday's evacuation of Newcastle University. He was arrested in London.