Prisons and probation

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Locking up pregnant women damages mothers and children – yet the UK does it
Some countries have laws against this inhumane practice, which just worsens existing trauma. Why don’t we, asks Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

16, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Peter Doherty: ‘I’m surprised I’m not dead’
The musician, 43, tells Richard Pelley about busking, dogs, tabloids, life as an army kid and sitting in hedges in Old Street

Rich Pelley

14, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The man who killed a stranger with a single punch, and then turned his life around
Jacob Dunne spent his life dealing drugs and getting into fights until, in 2011, he struck a deadly blow. Then meeting his victim’s parents changed everything

Simon Hattenstone

14, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Levi Bellfield: Raab says granting marriage request ‘inconceivable’
Justice secretary says safeguarding concerns must be addressed, and criticises Human Rights Act

Tobi Thomas and agency

12, May, 2022 @6:36 PM

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‘My world fell apart’: life in prison with serious mental illness
Woman tells of being jailed during mental health crisis, and officer details ‘inhumane’ system in England

Tom Wall

10, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Hundreds of mentally ill prisoners denied urgent treatment in England
Most seriously ill inmates left to wait in cells often due to bed shortages at secure hospitals, data shows

Tom Wall

10, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Prison firm made £11m in year Ofsted raised alarm about safety at youth jail
Exclusive: MTC profits across UK operations soared before early termination of £50m contract to run Rainsbrook facility near Rugby

Rob Davies

06, May, 2022 @3:05 PM

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Number of children in custody in England and Wales set to double by 2024
Report also highlights increasing over-representation of black and minority ethnic children in custody

Sally Weale Education correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Terrorism offenders ‘enjoy high status’ in prison, QC’s official report says
Independent reviewer of terror laws says staffing cuts in England and Wales jails have exacerbated problem

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

27, Apr, 2022 @8:26 AM

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Garry Newlove killer recommended for move to open prison
Parole Board says Adam Swellings, who kicked Newlove to death in 2007 at age of 19, has shown ‘exemplary’ conduct in jail

Geneva Abdul

11, Apr, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Mick May obituary
Other lives: Co-founder of Blue Sky, a charity and social enterprise devoted to employing ex-offenders

Natasha May

10, Apr, 2022 @1:59 PM

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YouTube refuses to remove account of prisoner who films videos in his cell
Sam Walker, currently serving at Forest Bank prison in Salford, has been making videos of himself inside various forms of custody since 2018

Matthew Weaver

30, Mar, 2022 @1:59 PM

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