A prison criticised as having some of the worst conditions ever seen by inspectors has been praised for making dramatic improvements.
The stabbing of a prison officer by two inmates wearing fake suicide belts at a maximum security jail is believed to be the first terror attack of its kind launched behind bars.
A female paedophile involved in a “sickening ring” is to be released from prison, the Parole Board has confirmed.
The traumatic histories of offenders stuck in the prison system should be treated as a public health issue to break cycles of offending, psychologists working with inmates have said.
Prison officers were taken to hospital after violence broke out at a young offender institute.
The extraordinary release of a dangerous terrorist like Usman Khan from prison to kill on the streets of London highlights again the acute but highly unpredictable threat of Islamist terror anywhere in the UK.
Hundreds of prisoners are leaving jail homeless, inspection reports have warned.
Attacks on prison staff rose 10% in a year, while self-harm incidents in jails have hit a record high, official figures show.
The Duchess of Cornwall has quizzed acclaimed novelist Elif Shafak about her work as part of a book group discussion which will be shared with prisoners.
Airport-style scanners will help combat the “inventive” ways that inmates smuggle drugs into prisons, MPs were told.
Hounded from behind bars: Campaigners warn victims of domestic violence are still being abused by jailed exes
Victims of domestic abuse are being targeted by their attackers even after they’ve been convicted and jailed, campaigners warn.