Concerns over prison violence that sparked a mass walk-out by officers have been recognised by the Government as “justified”, their union said.
Jail staff discovered a mobile phone hidden in a prisoner’s hair, a report has revealed.
A degree from an elite university opens doors – now, hundreds of top graduates are competing to unlock them in jails.
Prison governors will be given greater freedom to reward well-behaved inmates with perks such as access to in-cell televisions and video games, increased gym time or extra visits from family.
The number of prison staff caught smuggling contraband items into jails in England and Wales has increased 58% since 2012, it has been reported.
The prison population is forecast to rise by more than 3,000 over the next five years, despite a recent fall in the number of inmates, according to official projections.
Prisoners have received more than a million pounds in compensation for lost or damaged property in the last five years, new figures reveal.
The Chief Inspector of Prisons is writing to the Justice Secretary to raise “significant concerns” about the state of HMP Birmingham.
A prisoner has been convicted of using shattered glass from an aftershave bottle to murder his baby-killing cellmate.
A female prison worker has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
Thousands of prisoners will be able to make phone calls from their cells under a Government drive to improve rehabilitation and stem the flow of illegal mobiles.
When Kim Kardashian West posed for a picture in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump she must have known what was to come next.
ABERDEENSHIRE has the lowest rate of people being sent to prison in Scotland, new figures show.