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Bill Oddie and Kate Humble to present ‘Suicidewatch’

viewers already asking; 'Is it twitching?'Following the enormous success of the genteel seasonal programmes fronted by two national treasures, the BBC has announced that the latest observational wildlife series will be launched later this year live from HMP Wakefield.

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2010
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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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Modernising Boy Scout movement replaces merit badges with tattoos

Be prepared for a life of celibacyIn a bid to update its image, the Scouting movement has taken the radical step of replacing old-style sew-on merit badges with a far more modern system of permanent and disfiguring tattoos.

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Posted: Oct 14th, 2009
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Young British holidaymakers ‘to pre-book prison cells’

Thomas Cook trumpeted a new cell reservation scheme that is to offer young holidaymakers prison accommodation without having to get paralytically drunk and in a brawl first.

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Posted: Aug 10th, 2009
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Prison ‘Daddy’ upset at lack of Fathers’ Day cards

Jimmy ‘The hacksaw’ McCarthy, feeling ‘more hurt than angry’

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2008
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