Two men arrested following North Sea ferry fire

Two men have been arrested following a fire on board a ferry in the North Sea - a 26-year-old man on suspicion of arson and a 28-year-old on suspicion of affray. Four crew members and two passengers were taken to hospital for treatment.

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Ferry travellers describe fights on board after blaze

Travellers on the North Sea ferry forced to return to the UK after a fire broke out on board have been describing the scenes from last night.

One said fights broke out when it was announced the ship would not be continuing to Holland, while another described the “Chinese whispers” surrounding the causes of the fire.

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