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Brit tourist held at gunpoint and chased by crazed knifeman after being locked up...

A BRIT has revealed how he had to flee a crazed knifeman in a hellhole jail after being locked up in the Caribbean for smuggling cocaine. Michael Singh travelled to the Dominican Republic to buy £100,000 worth of the drug...

Prison officer jailed for having sex with convicted killer and smuggling drugs in her...

A PRISON officer had sex with a killer and smuggled in steroids and phones in her knickers. Gemma Farr, 37, romped with a lifer then agreed to get the banned items for other lags. WMP Gemma Farr was jailed for...

Prisons to axe window bars as cells re-branded ‘rooms’ in a £600,000 drive to...

BARS are set to be removed from cell windows at new jails amid a warning they were “punitive” and “institutional”. It comes after a Government-funded study proposed a rethink of prison designs. Cascade News HMP Berwyn in Wrexham is the focus...

Taxpayers are paying out £10MILLION to put more phones in prison to stop lags...

TAXPAYERS are forking out £10 million to put more ‘in-cell’ phones into jails for prisoners - to stop them fighting. Justice Secretary David Gauke last night said the landline phones would be introduced into 50 jails across England and...

HMP Swaleside in Kent lets violent prisoners pet GOATS in scheme costing NHS thousands...

VIOLENT lags are stroking and feeding goats in NHS-funded animal therapy sessions. They pet pygmy goats Karen and Faye in courses to teach them to “take responsibility for others” at category B HMP Swaleside in Kent. Alamy Critics have blasted...

A crook is filmed chucking contraband over the 30ft wall of a high security...

A CROOK hurled a bag filled with contraband over the wall of a high security jail without in shock footage that will horrify prison chiefs. This clip filmed in the middle of the afternoon shows the ease to which...

Prisoners have cost taxpayers £124 million over five years thanks to compensation payouts

PRISONERS have landed taxpayers with a £124million compensation bill over the past five years. The “disgusting” total arrives from payouts to lags for jail injuries and sums to guards, some for attacks. AFP or licensors Prisoners have cost taxpayers £124...

Prisoners were given candyfloss and popcorn to help them cope with a smoking ban

PRISONERS were given candyfloss and popcorn to help them cope with the smoking ban. Chocolates and puzzle books were also dished out in goodie bags — followed by crisps and Maltesers. Alamy Cons were given goodie bags filled with sweet...

Burglar caught shoving 39g of CANNABIS between his buttocks by prison guards after he...

AN inmate was caught by prison guards in “evident discomfort” shoving a package of cannabis between his buttocks. Burglar Ivan Dyer, 37, spent 20 seconds trying to hide the drugs brought to HMP Swaleside, Kent, by Keren Modi, Maidstone...

Major security alert at Wigan jail after search uncovers bomb-making kit and kill list

A MAJOR security alert was sparked at a jail when “bomb-making equipment and a kill list” were found in a cell. Anti-terror cops were called in after a search uncovered wires, circuit boards and foil blankets following a tip-off. News...

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