Prisons

An "unruly" mum who bit and scratched an airline pilot in a row over her child’s buggy is facing jail after being found guilty of assault today. Henrietta Mitaiare, 23, attacked Swiss Air Captain...

Rat ridden cells, dirty food, vicious assaults and intense fear – sex attacker Harvey Weinstein will soon be swapping a life luxury for the grim reality of America's toughest prison. The convicted...

Britain's first acid attack killer doused an innocent mother with a noxious substance just weeks before he killed a nurse with industrial strength fluid. Xeneral Imiuu, 20, has been convicted of another...

These pictures show the hellish conditions for hundreds of British jihadists held inside a filthy Syrian prison. ISIS captives wearing orange jumpsuits lie side-by-side as they are packed into a cramped...

Rose West has reportedly moaned about sleeping with a pillow over her head due to noisy fellow prisoners. The serial killer, convicted of 10 murders, reportedly said the loud lags are keeping her up at...

A man who was jailed for robbing a bike aged 17 has now served longer than a murderer or rapist. Wayne Bell had punched another lad and took his bike at a park in south Manchester when he was spotted by...

Criminals are trying to pass contraband such as phones and drugs to inmates by stuffing it in dead rats and lobbing them over jail walls. Officers found three rodents lying just inside a perimeter fence...

Interested in Spain? Spanish authorities transferred nine politicians and activists on Friday from prisons in Catalonia to the country’s capital, Madrid, ahead of a high-stakes trial for their...

A man whose head was almost cut off by a drugged-up axe-wielding woman has spoken about surviving the horrific attack at a petrol station. Ben Rimmer had the axe slammed into his face by Evie Amati –...

But many are becoming so cushy that they are a laughing stock as well, with convicts allowed luxuries many law-abiding folk struggle to afford. In one, lags even moaned their human rights had been breached...

A shocking loophole in the law has allowed dozens of dangerous convicts freed on tags to go on the run in England – where Scottish police can’t arrest them. An official prison watchdog report has...

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once bragged that the greatest pleasure he’d ever experienced was having his longtime enemy slaughtered as he was detained by corrupt cops, according to a former...

At least 27 people are dead after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan last night, it has been reported. Twenty-five prisoners and at least two security officers were killed amid the...

Four death row inmates in the same prison have requested death by firing squad instead of lethal injection or electrocution. Murderers David Miller, Nicholas Sutton, Stephen West and Terry King all made...

A man jailed for murdering four children in an arson attack has been involved in a brawl behind bars. David Worrall, 26, is serving a life sentence after the children died when two petrol bombs were thrown...

A drugged-up lag is doused by a fellow inmate in shocking footage exposing Britain’s crisis prisons. The film was taken after a Spice binge at Liverpool jail. A Sunday Mirror video dossier also reveals...