Prison

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Offender

Businesses are 'paying pennies' to offenders, says Prison Officers' Association spokesman

Businesses are 'paying pennies' to offenders, says POA spokesman

A spokesman for the Prison Officers' Association has said he was "concerned" that companies working with offenders were "paying pennies", and not the minimum wage.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Child killer David McGreavy who impaled children on railings to be released from prison

David McGreavy: Killer who impaled children on railings to be released from prison

David McGreavy: Killer who impaled children on railings to be released from jail

A man who killed three children before hanging their bodies on a fence outside their home has been cleared for release by the Parole Board.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

John Westland is accused of killing Liam Deane (pictured) in Leeds prison

Prisoner: I killed cell mate 'because he's a sex offender'

Prisoner: I killed cell mate 'because he's a sex offender'

John Westland, 29, supposedly made the comments a day after the body of Liam Deane was found by officers at HMP Leeds

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Man jailed for 26 years for murder of ex-girlfriend's partner in travel agents

Man jailed for 26 years for murder of ex-girlfriend's partner in travel agents

Man jailed for 26 years for murder of ex-girlfriend's partner in travel agents

Andrew Burke slit the throat of Cassie Hayes in front of horrified staff and shoppers

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

John Worboys: 'Parole Board would be really stupid to make same mistake twice', says victim

John Worboys: 'Parole Board would be really stupid to make same mistake twice', says victim

John Worboys: 'Parole Board would be really stupid to make same mistake twice'

A victim of John Worboys has said she is thrilled with the High Court's decision on his release

John Worboys release decision overturned by High Court

John Worboys release decision overturned by High Court

John Worboys release decision overturned by High Court

Judges ruled the Parole Board must make a 'fresh determination' in the case of John Worboys

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Lesley Smith was supposed to look after the finances of an elderly woman, however used the money herself

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Victims say the Parole Board should have considered "wider allegations" against Worboys

Parole Board acknowledges 'serious suffering' of John Worboys victims

Parole Board acknowledges 'serious suffering' of John Worboys victims

Parole Board speaks during landmark High Court action to prevent 'black cab rapist's' release from jail

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Man sentenced to prison after kidnapping ex's new partner

Man sentenced to prison after kidnapping ex's new partner

Man sentenced to prison after kidnapping ex's new partner

Abdul Rahman has been handed a 52 month prison sentence

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Justice Secretary David Gauke is examining a change to decisions on where inmates are held

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Each member of the gang has been given a 16-year prison sentence

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Former Catholic priest sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse in Germany

Former Catholic priest sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse in Germany

Former Catholic priest sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse in Germany

It is claimed the man used fake documents in order to gain church qualifications

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Former judge handed five year prison sentence for asking defendants for sexual favours

Former judge handed five-year prison sentence for asking defendants for sexual favours

Former judge handed prison sentence for asking defendants for sexual favours

Joseph Boeckmann was charged with witness tampering, wire fraud and corruption

Julia Hartley-Brewer says it's 'bizarre' to suggest abuse in the home is more serious than in public

Julia Hartley-Brewer says it's 'bizarre' to suggest abuse in the home is more serious than in public

'It's bizarre to suggest abuse in the home is more serious than in public'

New sentencing guidelines mean domestic abusers are more likely to be handed a prison sentence

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence following calls from victim

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence following calls from victim

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence

Thomas "Bart" Whitaker's father, who was also a victim of his attack, said the death penalty should never have been considered

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives five year prison sentence over tweets

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives five-year prison sentence over tweets

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab jailed... again

Human rights groups have slammed the decision to imprison the man again

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Andy Woodward says 'there’s no sentence that will be enough' for Barry Bennell

Andy Woodward says 'there’s no sentence that will be enough' for Barry Bennell

Andy Woodward says 'there’s no sentence that will be enough' for Barry Bennell

Former footballer Andy Woodward hopes Barry Bennell will spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing young boys

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

First Boko Haram member sentenced for Chibok kidnapping

First Boko Haram member sentenced for Chibok kidnapping

First Boko Haram member sentenced for Chibok kidnapping

Haruna Yahaya has been handed a 15-year prison sentence

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Myanmar holds two journalists after investigating Rohingya deaths

Reuters claims journalists arrested in Myanmar were probing Rohingya mass killing

Reuters claims journalists arrested in Myanmar were probing Rohingya killings

Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone were arrested in December

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Four men sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on dog walker over 'trivial matter'

Four sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on man who dropped dog mess in their bin

Four men sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on dog walker

The dog walker had been spotted using the bin outside the men's house to put dog poo in

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Jon Venables jailed for more than three years over thousands of child abuse images

James Bulger killer Jon Venables jailed for over three years for child abuse image stash

Jon Venables jailed for over three years for child abuse image stash

The judge said the images Jon Venables had were vile and heartbreaking

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

Darren Osborne handed life sentence for Finsbury Park terror attack

Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack

Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack

Darren Osborne has been jailed for at least 43 years after ploughing a van into a crowd

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Marcel Hesse: Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Man who bragged about killing boy online sentenced to life imprisonment

Marcel Hesse also killed a man who had confronted him about killing the boy

Four arrested over inmate stabbed to death at Wormwood Scrubs prison

Four arrested over inmate stabbed to death at Wormwood Scrubs prison

Four arrested over inmate stabbed to death at Wormwood Scrubs prison

The inmate who was stabbed was in his 20s

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Homeless Chris Parker jailed for stealing from Manchester terror attack victims

Homeless Chris Parker jailed for stealing from Manchester terror attack victims

Homeless Chris Parker jailed for stealing from Manchester terror attack victims

The 'common thief' was originally praised as a hero and more than £50,000 was raised for him

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Pregnant teacher could be handed jail term 'for sex with teenage student'

Pregnant teacher could be jailed 'for sex with teenage student in cupboard'

Pregnant teacher could be jailed 'for sex with teenage student'

The woman has admitted to five counts of intercourse with a student in her care at Sydney Grammar School

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Man who stole from wife of Sir Philip Green’s stepson sentenced to 18 years in prison

Robert Lewis: Man who terrified wife of Philip Green' stepson in £2 million jewellery heist jailed

an who terrified wife of Philip Green' stepson in £2 million gem heist jailed

Robert Lewis was in Magda Palos' home when she came out of the shower

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Transgender sex worker found guilty of grievous bodily harm for infecting man with HIV

Transgender sex worker found guilty of grievous bodily harm for infecting man with HIV

Transgender sex worker found guilty of GBH for infecting man with HIV

The transgender sex worker is to be sent to a men's prison while awaiting sentencing

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

'Stalking victims are pretty much left on their own and this needs to change', says MP

'Stalking victims are pretty much left on their own and this needs to change', says MP

'Stalking victims are pretty much left on their own and this needs to change'

MP Sarah Wollaston is calling for tougher laws on stalking

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

'If 100 women spoke out against John Warboys, surely he'd have been prosecuted again', says barrister

'There's no reason to believe John Worboys is safe to be on our streets', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'There's no reason to believe John Worboys is safe', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer says the only reason John Worboys hasn't committed another rape is because he's been in prison

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

The mother is currently serving a five year jail term for allegedly plotting to overthrow government in the country, but she denies the claims

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs handed five year prison sentence over fraud and escape

Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs handed five-year prison sentence over fraud and escape

Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs handed five-year prison sentence

Lyle Jeffs was accused of moving around $11million (£8.2 million) worth of food stamp benefits

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Former Ukip candidate flees to Pakistan as she's jailed for three months over racial harassment

Former Ukip candidate flees to Pakistan as she's jailed for three months over racial harassment

Former Ukip candidate flees to Pakistan as she's jailed for three months

Sam Naz is said to have travelled to Pakistan and for medical treatment for her daughter, however the judge has labelled this a 'delaying tactic'

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

First of the Chennai Six arrives in UK after release from prison in India

First of the Chennai Six arrives in UK after release from prison in India

First of the Chennai Six arrives in UK after release from prison in India

Billy Irving has arrived at Glasgow Airport after spending several years in an Indian prison on carrying unlicensed firearms and ammunition charges

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

The men have been convicted of abnormal sexual relations and inciting debauchery

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Serial killer Levi Bellfield allegedly admits to murder of Lyn Russell and her daughter

Milly Dowler killer Levi Bellfield 'admits to murder of Lyn Russell and her daughter'

Serial killer Levi Bellfield 'admits to killing Lyn Russell and her daughter'

Serial killer Levi Bellfield allegedly told another prisoner that he committed the murders

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

The 61-year-old allegedly posted online to say patients should bring money or proof of health insurance to appointments

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Man jailed for lacing woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

The male hormone reportedly caused the woman to stop menstruating, grow thicker body hair and seriously damaged her liver

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Scottish Government 'deeply concerned' over Sikh 'detained and tortured' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man Jagtar Singh Johal after 'electrocution torture' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man after 'electrocution torture' in India

The Sikh Federation UK claims no official charges have been made against Jagtar Singh Johal

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Boris Johnson must now use all his energy to get Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released', says Amnesty International UK

'Boris Johnson must now use all his energy to get Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released', says Amnesty

'Boris Johnson must use his energy to get Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released'

Campaigns director at Amnesty International UK, Kerry Moscogiuri, is calling on the public to encourage to government to work on releasing Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Some claim Boris Johnson's comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could increase her sentence in Iran

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Catalonia: 'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected'

Catalonia: 'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected'

'Widespread civil unrest and strikes are to be expected in Catalonia'

Eight ex-ministers of the regional Catalan government have been jailed and a request has been made for an arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Spanish judge jails eight ousted Catalan ministers

Only one of the nine ministers who attended court today has not been jailed

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

US baseball player smugglers ask for lenient prison sentences

Cuban baseball smugglers beg for lenient prison sentences

Cuban baseball smugglers beg for lenient prison sentences

Bartolo Hernandez and Julio Estrada smuggled Cuban players into the US with false documents

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

The protest was led by the husband of one of the women, who was jailed last year

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Sateki Siale has been jailed for 24 years with a no parole period of 17 years

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Location of Colorado theatre shooter revealed after two years

Location of Colorado 'Batman massacre' shooter James Holmes revealed after two years

Location of Colorado theatre shooter revealed after two years

Those who knew the victims of the shooting have long campaigned to know which prison he is being held in

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Anthony Weiner has been handed a prison sentence for sending explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Palestinian inmates continue hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Palestinian inmates continue hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Palestinian inmates continue hunger strike in Israeli prisons

One of the prisoners taking part in the hunger strike also did the same last year, not eating for 90 days

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess'

Dr Zubaida Haque, a research associate at think tank Runnymede Trust, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report published by David Lammy

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Man handed two-year prison sentence for assaulting woman on street at night

Former pastor Stephen Jay jailed for late-night assault in Brighton

Former pastor Stephen Jay jailed for late-night assault in Brighton

The woman had asked Stephen Jay what he was doing before he hit her in the face several times

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old for throwing bottles at police

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old for throwing bottles at police

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old

Those watching court proceedings were shocked by the severity of the sentence

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Eight spice drug dealers jailed for more than seven years in total

London spice dealers who preyed on homeless people jailed for seven and a half years

London spice dealers jailed for seven and a half years

Those convicted have also been given a total of 35 years in community behaviour orders

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