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Prison ‘becoming gentrified’ complain long-term residents of Wandsworth

Wandsworth Prison is traditionally an ethnically diverse working class part of London, and for years was strenuously avoided by the well-to-do. Now, however, an influx of MPs, game show hosts, TV presenters and other celebrities is, according to many long term residents, changing the traditional character of the jail.

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Posted: Aug 10th, 2013
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Glaswegian attack victim slams ‘rubbish’ muggers

Och, take it, nae bother.A man left mildly injured by an inexperienced gang of muggers in the east end of Glasgow has spoken out against the ‘poor quality’ of the assault.

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2013
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Coming out of retirement for ‘one last job’ can be dangerous, says new research

give him back his winter fuel allowance and none of this would've happenedRetired bank robbers who come out of retirement for one last job run an incredibly high risk of complications, says Crime Scene, the trade magazine for professional law breakers, blaggers and briefs, which studied this increasingly popular trend.

According to its survey of 1000 criminals who’d been tempted back to do one more heist, almost all of them ran into dramatic complications which they hadn’t envisaged. Amazingly, in practically every case, the bank robber gets away without being caught but things are never the same again. Often their whole outlook on life is changed, and they realise something about themselves, and their relationship with their friends, that they didn’t know before.

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Posted: Jun 30th, 2013
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Vigilante dressed as Batman ‘failed to complete paperwork’, police allege

A man dressed as the caped crusader Batman who handed over a wanted man at a Bradford police station disappeared into the night ‘without completing the required paperwork’, say West Yorkshire police.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2013
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Welsh man stabs cheating girlfriend then sings about it

it's not unusualThe prosecution has opened its case at Cardiff Crown Court in the trial of Thomas Jones for the murder by repeated stabbing of his former girlfriend Delilah Lloyd-Thomas, 44.

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2013
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