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60-watt bulb ban to ruin prison cell feng shui

‘The circular bulb is extremely powerful and encloses the inconspicuous after-effects of negative numbers. Which is why I haven’t stabbed anyone for a while’.

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2011
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Criminals bid to beat postcode lottery of private jails

Figures released today show that criminals are bypassing the State prison postcode lottery by committing crimes in areas which will guarantee them places in the country’s prestigious private jails.

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Posted: Apr 2nd, 2011
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I’d vote Green, says prisoner who buried wife in Epping Forest

With the news that inmates of the country’s prisons may be allowed to vote, the lags of HMP Scrimshaw discuss their political affiliations.

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Posted: Feb 16th, 2011
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Cavity search sparks unexpected marriage proposal

'when we made glove, you used to cry...'An unusual romance may be about to make US legal history. Leila Fay-Baker, a Wisconsin correctional officer, who fell in love with an inmate and plans to marry him, is expected to overturn a decision to fire her from her job at the Mount Gully prison facility in June of this year.

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Posted: Dec 28th, 2009
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Entire prisons moved to fool inspectors

'a model environment, with fewer than six inmates to a four-poster bed'Five prison managers are facing gross misconduct charges after being accused of moving two London jails ahead of visits by inspectors.

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Posted: Oct 21st, 2009
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