RNLI lifeboats stood down from ferry blaze rescue

The RNLI has said it has stood down assistance of a ferry blaze on the North Sea, after saying it would send two lifeboats earlier.

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Both RNLI lifeboats have now been stood down from the rescue operation of ferry passengers off Flamborough Head

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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.