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Postcodes that produce the most female prisoners revealed

A POSTCODE area of Scotland's "wealthiest" city tops the list of places which produce the most female prisoners. Despite having some of the highest average...

60 improvised razor weapons seized in Scots jails

PRISON officers last year seized more than 60 weapons improvised using the blades from plastic safety razors. New figures from the Scottish Prison Service show...

Scots cons get “mindfulness” training in bid to reduce violence

SOME of Scotland’s most dangerous prisoners have been taking part in yoga classes and doing breathing exercises in a bid to control their violent...

Prisoners to be released on home visits for New Year’s eve

PRISONERS are to be released on home visits to celebrate the start of the new year. The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) will release nine prisoners...

Female prisoners in Scots jail involved in a quarter of sexual incidents

WOMEN prisoners are involved in almost a quarter of all sexual incidents in Scotland’s jails - despite making up just one in 20 convicts. Over...

Jail spent £157K getting more gym kit than two five star hotels

SCOTLAND’S toughest jail has a better-equipped gym than two of the country’s most famous five star hotels combined. Shotts, North Lanarkshire, which only deals with...

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