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BBC journalists get VIP tour of flagship Qatar prison

The Qatari government, keen to improve its reputation on human rights ahead of the 2020 World Cup, has allowed BBC journalists to witness its new detention arrangements at first hand. In a new era of welcoming foreign media reporting of the progress being made in the country, four BBC workers were treated to a two-night stay at His Majesty Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s pleasure.

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Posted: May 21st, 2015
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Prison entertainment service needs more dancers, less singers

Buster Robbins, 546879, the director of Aylesbury prison spring revue who is serving five to ten for robbery, has agreed that the standard prison gang shows has improved hugely since Operation Yewtree. However, he has urged the CPS to be more selective in prosecuting further entertainers from the ’70s and ’80s.

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Posted: Mar 8th, 2015
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Leicestershire prison to find Sam Bailey replacement, X-Factor-style

has served her timeIn their pursuit to fill the vacancy left by Sunday’s X-Factor winner, Sam Bailey, HMP Gartree in Leicestershire has announced plans to scrap its traditional hiring policies and instead host the UK’s first ever ‘Screw Factor’.

Bosses at the Category B men’s prison have said they were inspired to adopt the more modern and glitzy approach after watching their former employee hit the big time on ITV.

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Posted: Dec 17th, 2013
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Prince jailed for assault on comatose ‘beauty’

‘The girl’s coincidental arousal from her coma is no mitigation,’ continued the judge. ‘Indeed, the fact that she was not yet 16 and clearly has mental health issues, since she claims to want to marry him, makes the offence all the more despicable.’

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2013
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Chris Huhne starts work on series of escape tunnels

trying to blag a motorbike off some nonce on E wingChris Huhne is to launch an audacious escape bid from Wandsworth prison after finding living conditions inside less than satisfactory. The disgraced MP had originally expected a 5-star hotel, but a brief introductory tour of his wing confronted him with the grim reality of a 3-star Belgian Ibis.

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2013
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