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Egypt jails Morrissey after clerical error

Morrissey has been wrongly imprisoned for his role in the arrest and torture of protesters in Egypt, after his name was mistakenly typed into court records. The angst-ridden singer is now spending 20 years in a jail in Cairo where every day really is like Sunday.

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Posted: Apr 22nd, 2015
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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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