MALMAISON have said one of their staff members sustained 'minor injuries' in a gas explosion this weekend.

Firefighters say the gas boiler in the hotel's basement blew up on Saturday afternoon.

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In a statement released this morning, Malmaison spokesperson Emma Poleszuk said: "We can confirm that there has been an incident at the Malmaison Oxford.

"All guests are safe and have been accounted for, however one member of staff sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

"We want to thank those staying with us for their cooperation and apologise sincerely for the inconvenience this has caused."