Capital Reports: North East

29 May 2017, 07:24

North East top stories

Everything you need to know happening in the North East right now

Monday 29th May


Latest on Manchester Bombing Investigation

MI5 will investigate whether it missed chances to stop the man behind the Manchester Arena attack.

It's reported they were warned about Salman Abedi by US security services earlier this year.

22 people died when a bomb went off as they were leaving an Ariana Grande concert a week ago.

There are now 14 men in custody - with two arrests in Manchester overnight and one in Shoreham-by-Sea in Sussex this morning.

 

Third Day of Disruption for BA Passengers

British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow - with some short haul flights being cancelled.

BA is hoping to run its long haul ones from the airport and all its flights from Gatwick today.

The airline's apologising for the on-going disruption.

 

Blyth Stabbing

A man's in hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed in Blyth.

The 40 year old was attacked yesterday afternoon.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.


200 People a Day Caught Using Mobiles at Wheel in March

Latest figures show more than 200 people a day were caught using their mobiles while driving, in the first four weeks after tougher punishments came in.

The penalties doubled to six points and a 200 pound fine from March - but despite that almost 6-thousand drivers were caught breaking the law.

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