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Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina
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Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina

Dec 20th 2017, 7:40 PM 13,311 Views 11 Comments

Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison
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# Wallet Search

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Nov 24th 2017, 8:15 PM 26,275 Views 0 Comments

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black
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# Dissident Republicans

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black

Nov 21st 2017, 10:55 PM 12,893 Views 0 Comments

Black was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl
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# Off To Jail

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Nov 6th 2017, 10:26 PM 23,650 Views 44 Comments

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years
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# Stolen Trailers

Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years

Nov 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 142,498 Views 43 Comments

He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.

Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year
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# Tallaght

Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year

Oct 7th 2017, 7:53 AM 21,609 Views 38 Comments

Dean Sutcliffe, now 21, was 17 at the time of the offence.

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate
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# Innocent

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate

Sep 19th 2017, 9:29 AM 49,863 Views 209 Comments

Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison
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# Plastic Bag Ban

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison

Aug 28th 2017, 10:11 PM 24,759 Views 24 Comments

The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme
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# Sydney

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme

Aug 27th 2017, 1:00 PM 10,155 Views 6 Comments

Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea
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# Freedom

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea

Aug 14th 2017, 7:38 AM 13,419 Views 4 Comments

He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'
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# Solitary Confinement

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'

Jul 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,830 Views 33 Comments

A change in prison rules looks at the “meaningful human contact” prisoners get when out of their cells.

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years
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# London

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Jun 23rd 2017, 4:27 PM 34,119 Views 18 Comments

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years
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# Explosives

Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years

Jun 20th 2017, 12:03 PM 41,424 Views 32 Comments

Christine Connor also used photos of a Swedish model to dupe men online.

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail
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# Escape

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail

Jun 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 19,436 Views 15 Comments

One of the men was due to be released within months.

Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons
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# Warring Cartels

Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons

Jun 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 22,657 Views 7 Comments

Gangs have effective control of cell blocks in some jails and fight among themselves triggering riots, murders and escapes.

A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?
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# Youth Detention

A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?

Jun 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 11,046 Views 16 Comments

And how are we doing it?

Xtravision manager who stole €10,000 by tapping into customer's dormant accounts avoids jail
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# Wicklow

Xtravision manager who stole €10,000 by tapping into customer's dormant accounts avoids jail

Apr 6th 2017, 6:17 AM 26,790 Views 21 Comments

The 27-year-old has since repaid the company in full with the help of a loan from his parents.

Teen sentenced after he attacked three women in 'drunken rampage'
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# Courts

Teen sentenced after he attacked three women in 'drunken rampage'

Apr 5th 2017, 8:15 PM 21,290 Views 31 Comments

All three women said that they suffered psychological distress as a result of the assault.

Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons
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# Under-18s

Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons

Mar 28th 2017, 1:20 PM 12,177 Views 21 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone will sign a ministerial order as early as this week ending the practice.

Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis
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# Vintage Clothing

Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis

Mar 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,284 Views 19 Comments

Some 115 packets of the drug, weighing nearly 84kg, were found.

Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes
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# Quitting

Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes

Feb 26th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,801 Views 33 Comments

A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.

Three men jailed for breaking into GAA clubs, schools and businesses across Kildare and Laois
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Three men jailed for breaking into GAA clubs, schools and businesses across Kildare and Laois

Feb 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 17,086 Views 11 Comments

Two brothers and their acquaintance appeared in court this week.

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner
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Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner

Jan 30th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,912 Views 0 Comments

The accused man has been jailed for 10 years.

Five people died in prison custody last year
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# Inmates

Five people died in prison custody last year

Jan 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 5,826 Views 7 Comments

The cause of death in all five cases is yet to be determined.

Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years
# Death Threat
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# Death Threat

Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years

Jan 12th 2017, 9:37 PM 30,215 Views 58 Comments

Prior to the chase, gardaí told Andrew Allen his life was in danger.

60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent
# Fires
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# Fires

60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:11 PM 9,036 Views 8 Comments

A number of fires are said to have been lit.

Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men
# London
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# London

Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men

Nov 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 21,708 Views 40 Comments

The so-called ‘Grindr killer’ was sentenced to a whole-life term in court today.

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?

Oct 20th 2016, 9:28 AM 17,880 Views 85 Comments

Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father
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Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father

Oct 17th 2016, 12:32 PM 22,710 Views 47 Comments

The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.

Man jailed for punching elderly man in fight about Nutella
# California
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# California

Man jailed for punching elderly man in fight about Nutella

Sep 21st 2016, 2:38 PM 14,316 Views 16 Comments

Derrick Gharabighi was immediately released as he had been in custody since last September.

Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children
# Manchester
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# Manchester

Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children

Sep 7th 2016, 2:29 PM 56,443 Views 77 Comments

Forensic examination revealed videos of extreme pornography and bestiality, including videos of Brazier having sex with his own dog.

Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years
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# Guccifer

Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years

Sep 2nd 2016, 4:23 PM 14,299 Views 34 Comments

Marcel Lehel Lazar also hacked a relative of George W Bush.

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health
# Rio De Janeiro
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# Rio De Janeiro

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health

Aug 29th 2016, 6:10 PM 20,982 Views 0 Comments

He has been in jail since his arrest on 17 August.

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?

Aug 12th 2016, 9:46 AM 25,341 Views 163 Comments

A new bill facing the Italian parliament could see such parents facing jail time for failing to provide an adequate diet for their children.

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children
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# Diet

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children

Aug 11th 2016, 12:43 PM 23,634 Views 124 Comments

The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.

Pregnant teenage girl with 26 convictions jailed after 'stamping and kicking man's head 15 times'
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Pregnant teenage girl with 26 convictions jailed after 'stamping and kicking man's head 15 times'

Jun 29th 2016, 6:36 PM 41,366 Views 0 Comments

Fifteen months of her three-year sentence has been suspended.

Man and woman jailed for two years for human trafficking offences
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

Man and woman jailed for two years for human trafficking offences

Jun 28th 2016, 2:21 PM 15,017 Views 4 Comments

Police rescued 13 victims during an operation in Belfast three years ago.

French mother who left her baby to die on a winter beach jailed for 20 years
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# Baby Adelaide

French mother who left her baby to die on a winter beach jailed for 20 years

Jun 24th 2016, 11:03 PM 23,813 Views 17 Comments

Fabienne Kabou had blamed the killing on “witchcraft”.

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar
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# Adultery

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar

Jun 13th 2016, 11:59 AM 33,795 Views 97 Comments

The male defendant in the case was sentenced to 140 lashes, but he will not serve any jail time.

Saved by the Bell star back in jail after violating probation
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# Brawl

Saved by the Bell star back in jail after violating probation

May 26th 2016, 8:11 AM 29,777 Views 16 Comments

Dustin Diamond was recently released after serving time for disorderly conduct and concealed-weapon convictions.