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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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Rash of jailed Tory peers on TV ‘proves Conservatives are still relevant’, claims Cameron

The huge number of ennobled ex-convicts appearing on British media outlets in the last few days proves the Tory party is ‘still in touch with the popular mood’, said David Cameron in a speech last night.

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2013
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Chris Huhne glad of extra time to bone up on prison slang

Amid the dismay at the outcome of the Vicky Pryce trial and the disillusionment with the jury system, one man is quietly pleased.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2013
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