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Tag: HMP Edinburgh

Sex offenders refuse treatment in Scottish jails

MORE THAN 100 sex offenders in Scottish jails are refusing rehab designed to reduce the risk of reoffending - an official has revealed. Previous research...

Prisoner in rooftop riot over a McDonald’s

AN ESCAPED convict threatened to throw himself off the roof of a prison – unless he got a McDonald’s meal. The inmate, in his early...

30 “Lifers” get early release from prison each year

UP TO 30 Scots prisoners receiving “life” sentences are being released early from jail every year. Some criminals are leaving their life behind bars as...

Pix:MacAskill Launches PrisonWatch

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill launches the PrisonWatch at HMP Edinburgh. A unique partnership initiative between Lothian and Borders Police and the Scottish Prison Service to...

Prisoner who slashed gay con's face has sentence extended

By Cara Sulieman A PRISONER who slashed a gay con’s face after being told by a guard “if he wanted to have you he would”...

Prisoner slashed gay con because "he had a look in his eye"

By Cara Sulieman A PRISONER slashed a gay con’s face after being told by a guard “if he wanted to have you he would”. Thomas Conington,...

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