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Scottish Executive loses slopping-out case

The Scottish Executive is facing a multi-million pound bill for compensation from prison inmates made to slop-out. It today lost an appeal against compensation granted to a convicted armed robber who claimed that slopping out at Barlinnie Prison caused an outbreak of eczema. He claimed that the practice breached his human rights and was awarded… Read more »

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Sinn Fein authorised Northern Bank robbery

Calls for sanctions against Sinn Fein are growing after the International Monitoring Commission concluded that senior Sinn Fein members sanctioned a series of IRA robberies. The fourth report from the ICC lists four robberies that it believes the IRA were responsible for, which includes the Northern Bank robbery. And it concludes that: “Sinn Fein must… Read more »

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